2015 MAZDA CX-5

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$13,499
$2,714
below average
41,925 Miles
45,040
Miles below average

Vehicle Details

Mileage: 41925
Color: Blue
Body Style: SUV
Trim Level: Touring AWD
Doors: 4
Transmission: 6-speed Automatic
Engine Type: 2.5L In-Line PY
Drive Train: 4WD
Fuel: Gasoline
Location: Jordan, MN
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Option & Equipment

Navigation System
Alloy Wheels
Bluetooth
Backup Camera
Blind Spot Monitoring

Notes

2015 Mazda CX-5 Touring AWD 4dr SUV, with 6 Speed Automatic Transmission, SkyActivTechnology, Bluetooth, Rear view camera, Cruise Control, Navigation system and more...This vehicle has a rebuild title. Meaning its been in some sort of damage, we repaired it, and put it back on the market. Vehicle is sold at rebuilt value which also saves you thousands of $$$. We give a 90 day warranty on any parts replaced due to accident. If you have any questions regarding this vehicle please send us an email or give us a call or text Alex at 952-737-3039 you can also visit our website at www.starautous.com PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT FOR A TEST DRIVE[!@@Additional Info@@!]Exhaust - Dual Tip, Exhaust Tip Color - Metallic, Rear Spoiler - Roofline, Door Handle Color - Body-Color, Grille Color - Black, Mirror Color - Body-Color, Rear Spoiler Color - Body-Color, Window Trim - Black, Turns Lock-To-Lock - 2.7, Air Filtration, Armrests - Rear Center With Cupholders, Door Trim - Cloth, Floor Mat Material - Carpet, Floor Mats - Front, Floor Mats - Rear, Front Air Conditioning, Front Air Conditioning Zones - Single, Parking Brake Trim - Leather, Rear Vents - Second Row, Shift Knob Trim - Leather, Steering Wheel Trim - Leather, Assist Handle - Front, Assist Handle - Rear, Cargo Area Light, Center Console - Front Console With Armrest And Storage, Cruise Control, Cupholders - Front, Cupholders - Rear, Multi-Function Remote - Illuminated Entry, Multi-Function Remote - Panic Alarm, Multi-Function Remote - Trunk Release, One-Touch Windows - 1, Overhead Console - Front, Power Outlet(S) - 12v Cargo Area, Power Outlet(S) - Two 12v Front, Power Steering, Power Steering - Variable/Speed-Proportional, Power Windows - Lockout Button, Reading Lights - Front, Reading Lights - Rear, Rearview Mirror - Manual Day/Night, Steering Wheel - Tilt And Telescopic, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Audio, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Cruise Control, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Phone, Storage - Accessory Hook, Storage - Front Seatback, Storage - Sunglasses Holder, Front Brake Type - Ventilated Disc, Front Shock Type - Twin-Tube Gas, Front Spring Type - Coil, Front Struts - Macpherson, Front Suspension Type - Lower Control Arms, Hill Holder Control, Rear Brake Type - Disc, Rear Shock Type - Twin-Tube Gas, Rear Spring Type - Coil, 4wd Type - On Demand, Abs - 4-Wheel, Braking Assist, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Front Brake Diameter - 11.7, Front Brake Width - 1.1, Front Suspension Classification - Independent, Power Brakes, Rear Brake Diameter - 11.9, Rear Brake Width - 0.4, Rear Stabilizer Bar, Rear Suspension Classification - Independent, Rear Suspension Type - Multi-Link, Stability Control, Traction Control, Alternator - 100 Amps, Gauge - Tachometer, In-Dash Cd - Mp3 Playback, Radio - Voice Operated, Satellite Radio - Siriusxm Ready, Total Speakers - 6, Wireless Data Link - Bluetooth, Antenna Type - Mast, Auxiliary Audio Input - Mp3, Clock, Digital Odometer, External Temperature Display, In-Dash Cd - Single Disc, Multi-Function Display, Phone - Hands Free, Radio - Am/Fm, Radio - Hd Radio, Radio - Touch Screen Display, Speed Sensitive Volume Control, Trip Odometer - 2, Warnings And Reminders - Lamp Failure, Low Fuel, Engine Oil, Coolant, Warnings And Reminders - Low Battery, Daytime Running Lights, Front Fog Lights, Headlights - Auto Off, Headlights - Halogen, Liftgate Window - Fixed, Rear Door Type - Liftgate, Spare Tire Mount Location - Inside, Spare Tire Size - Temporary, Spare Wheel Type - Steel, Tire Type - All Season, Wheels - Alloy, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Window Defogger - Rear, Front Wipers - Variable Intermittent, Power Windows, Rear Privacy Glass, Rear Wiper - Intermittent, Rear Wiper - With Washer, 2-Stage Unlocking Doors, Airbag Deactivation - Occupant Sensing Passenger, Anti-Theft System - Alarm, Anti-Theft System - Engine Immobilizer, Blind Spot Safety - Sensor/Alert, Body Side Reinforcements - Side Impact Door Beams, Camera System - Rearview, Child Safety Door Locks, Child Seat Anchors - Latch System, Crumple Zones - Front, Energy Absorbing Steering Column, Front Airbags - Dual, Power Door Locks - Auto-Locking, Rearview Monitor - In Dash, Safety Brake Pedal System, Side Airbags - Front, Side Curtain Airbags - Front, Side Mirror Adjustments - Manual Folding, Side Mirror Adjustments - Power, Side Mirrors - Integrated Turn Signals, Side-Curtain Airbag Rollover Sensor, Driver Seat Manual Adjustments - Lumbar, Driver Seat Power Adjustments - 6, Driver Seat Power Adjustments - Reclining, Emergency Locking Retractors - Front, Front Headrests - 2, Front Headrests - Adjustable, Front Seat Type - Bu


Recalls & Defects

VIN JM3KE4CY9F0486438 may have been recalled. Check full report for more information

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Pilkington North America, Inc. (Pilkington) is recalling certain replacement windshields, model FW04026 GTY, manufactured November 23, 2015, to December 16, 2015 for use in Mazda CX-5 vehicles that are equipped with the Smart City Brake Support system. The affected windshields have a bracket mounted on the inside to hold a laser sensor or LIDAR device for the Smart City Brake Support system. These brackets were improperly affixed with only tape instead of tape and urethane and therefore may loosen.



Vehicle Rating & Owner Reviews

Overall Rating
3.8
  Based on 50 reviews

CX 5 is sporty and responsive

5
Mickie Marie on 10/10/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 3 Value Rating: 5

Great car!

4
M.L. on 09/28/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 5 Value Rating: 5

I love everything about the car except the entertainment and voice command. Very difficult to get working correctly.

BROKEN transmission at 25K !!!

1
Francis on 08/31/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 2 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 1 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 3 Value Rating:

I purchased my Mazda CX-5 on December of 2014. I was very excited due to all of the positive reviews that I read. Now, I am very disappointed because the transmission went out at 25,000 MILES. The dealer didn't have a loaner and it took them nearly a week to get my car fixed. I should have gotten a Toyota or Subaru.

sub-par audio? No. That's nonsense.

5
MJM on 08/17/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 5 Value Rating: 5

Surprised one of the cons listed for this vehicle in main review is sub-par audio. That's nonsense. I own the Grand Touring with Bose Audio system. It sounded really good right out of the dealer's lot. So don't believe that review, it's crap. Listen to it yourself and be the judge. After purchasing, I upgraded the head, added more subs and another sub amp. But all the original Bose stuff (including amp) is still in there. And it sounds nothing short of AMAZING. I take my sound systems seriously, I'm no amateur. So make your own decision, don't believe the review.

So far so good (aside from infotainment annoyanves

4
Austin on 08/12/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 5

The infotainment system is functional, but has some annoying quirks to it. I'll probably end up upgrading it at a later date

Red snapper

5
Kenny peacock on 07/04/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 5 Value Rating: 5

Excellent road handling cabin could be quiter overall just a good driving veichal

Worst Car Owned/Worst Brand Ever

1
Chad on 06/25/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 1 Performance Rating: 1 Interior Rating: 1 Reliability Rating: 1 Safety Rating: Technology Rating: 1 Value Rating: 1

Where do I begin? The fact that it was never working when I bought it and Mazda refused to repair it? Or the multiple times it stranded me? Or how Mazda wouldn't honor its warranty when the mileage dropped to 12, the gearbox failed a second time, the infotainment stopped working, etc? How's this: My friend bought a Mazda6 and recommended the 2014 Mazda3, which I bought. That car was a complete lemon with constant problems, so I foolishly traded it for the CX-5: Even more problems, more headaches, and less support from Mazda! Nothing worked, the dealer lied for two years, the car never got fixed despite a dozen unscheduled service visits and multiple breakdowns. After the umpteenth time catching Mazda reps in a lie, I gave up... BTW, my friend with the 6? His turned into an even worse lemon and got no help from them either.

My first Mazda - surprisingly impressed

5
Paul on 05/18/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 5 Value Rating: 5

I've had the car for about 2 years now and so far so good, it's very reliable in the worst conditions considering I still have the stock all seasons! The interior could use more leg room, my son who is only 2 years old is able to reach my seat with his legs already and he's only 3 ft tall. But overall I like this small cuv, it's very reliable in the snow might be just as good as my toyota fj cruiser in NJ snow conditions. Gas mileage is the best in class, exterior design is awesome for a car at this price point.

Disappointed

3
Kssey on 05/01/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 3 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 3 Value Rating: 3

Overall I guess the car is ok but the transmission is the worst I've ever experienced. It's quick to to gear down at the slightest incline yet slow to shift back ( 5 to 8 seconds sometimes longer). I took it back to the dealer the second week I had it and they told me it was fine. I drive on the highway a lot but can't use my cruse because of it.

Transmission died after 24,000 miles

1
Steve on 04/03/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 1 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 1 Value Rating: 2

I purchased a 2015 CX5 Grand Touring w/ tech package in October 2014. Fast forward to March 2016 with 24,000 miles on it and my transmission died. It needed to be completely replaced. I replaced the vehicle entirely with a Rogue. Pros: -I really like the exterior. I especially like the Soul Red color. -The blind spot warning system is very visible Cons: -Well, the transmission died after 24,000 miles. -The technology (Although, I think they updated it for 2016) was slow. It would always takes 5-10 seconds to switch from FM to XM. Furthermore, pairing my iPhone would take a while, especially during the downloading of contacts whereas my new Rogue downloaded it in 5 seconds. -The Smart City Braking System is useless. It's supposed to stop the car if it senses another car in front of if you are going under 15 mph (I think). It may be useful if you live in Manhattan but for me it was just a giant pain. I work in a secured environment. There is a lift gate getting into work. The lift gate would start to lift and I would let off the brake and it would think the gate is a car and then slam on the brakes for me. I mean, obviously I learned eventually but to me it is a completely useless safety feature and could only do me harm rather than good.

Fun to drive

5
Jan Sands on 04/01/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 5 Value Rating: 5

Finally got rid of my 12-year-old car and I love this one. I like sitting up higher, lots of visibility, great "driving aids" like the back-up camera and blinking/beeping in side mirrors when there is a car in the blind spots. Tons of cargo area when the second row seats are folded down. Easy-to-use controls for the radio, navigation system and climate adjustments. Love the heated seats! The only downside seems to be frequent rock chips on the windshield when driving on long trips at highway speed. Already had two chips repaired.

Wanted to love this Certified Pre-Owned Mazda CX-5

4
Vicki Cheney on 01/29/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating:

UPDATE: The company replaced one shock under the TSB and I did convince them that both shocks should be replaced, and they did so as a goodwill gesture. I have another TSB related to the Bluetooth head unit that I need honored, and then no further TSBs will be completed under warranty, as that only happens under the new car bumper-to-bumper warranty, not the extended one. Another plus I noticed: I used to hate driving at night, but the headlamps provide such good light coverage that I actually enjoyed a late night drive. My gas mileage has improved since I have had the car, although maybe not quite the EPA rating. The good: it is stylish and fun to drive. I like the backup camera and blind spot warnings. The maybe not so good: My gas mileage for my first tank of gas with this vehicle netted me 21.2 mpg, quite a bit short of the EPA estimate of 25 in town, or even 24-26 in town. My Honda Element gets better and is rated lower! I needed better gas mileage. This is very disappointing. I do not let the car run while stopped unless it is at a stop light or sign, I keep tires aired, I do not charge stops or peel off from them. I am a very conservative driver. I observe speed laws. I see no way to bring this vehicle up to the EPA rating. The first drive off the lot after purchase (and this was after already having test driven the vehicle with no observed issues), first speed bump, chirp, squeak, clunk. I researched known issues with interior design. I could find nothing that seemed to be an issue. Then the seatbelt latch broke. Took the vehicle into the Mazda dealer 36 hours after taking it home. They fixed the seatbelt latch. They said that squeaks and rattles are not covered under any of the warranties, not the 60 day local warranty, not the new car bumper to bumper warranty -- nothing. The service adviser said he would contact Mazda to see if he could get approval to do a diagnostic at no charge to me. There is even a Technical Service Bulletin describing the "chirp" that I am hearing. If this is going to be my experience with Mazda after the sale, I will not be a happy camper. I still am waiting for a determination on the diagnostics an necessary repairs.

Except for the heating, A/C and defogger systems

4
SuzIndy on 01/14/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 5

I wanted to wait till I owned this CX-5 touring long enough to experience all seasons to their worst. 8 month's ownership in central IN, former CR-V owner. I have to say that I love everything about this car except for the defogger/heat and air system. I must choose between having clear windows or a comfortable cabin. In the 11 years I owned the Honda, this was not the case. In the CX-5 you cannot turn on the internal air recirculation if you have the defogger dial engaged. (I went to the dealership to make sure it wasn't user error.) I realize this is common with other makes, but I hate it. I experienced sudden visibility loss on a hot, muggy night when I first owned the car. I hate having to smell car exhaust inside my vehicle. On a 15 degree day my windows froze shut on my 35 min. drive because I (only person in the car) could not keep the interior warm enough to keep the window seal from freezing. I had to keep the defroster on or I couldn't see. And, this was after parking in a heated garage overnight. The car rides like a dream, is quiet, gets great mileage, is comfortable for large adults in the front and back. The sound system is great and I love the look of the car. This car is great for a desert dweller, not for anyone who must fight foggy windows in humid environments. This is a deal breaker for me. I will trade the car within 2 years, whereas I kept my Honda for 11. If it were not for Honda's road noise, I probably would have purchased another. I thought the CX-5 was my answer. One other tiny thing, the cargo area could use more than a 1 by 2 inch light for a $28K car. July 2016, still have the car, still hold the same opinion.

Good car with transmission problem

4
Timothy on 12/13/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 2 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 3

Cars transmission had problems after 300 miles. There would be a delay in its initiation when I went from park to drive, reverse to drive or stopped to drive. It caused the car not to move for about 2 seconds then the car would jerk forward. After it got going it seemed fine. Took about 10 days to fix. I couldn't get a loaner car for 4 days. Car seems to slightly jerk ever so slightly since then when stopped in drive mode, but barely noticeable. Car handles great, has sufficient power for flat pavement. Nice quality/trim inside. Nice speaker/sound system.

Lots of great, some not so great

4
sshankster on 11/19/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 4

After 28,000 miles, the first review still pretty accurate but to add a few comments. The engine seems to be getting louder. Marble sound lasts longer. Will get this checked out next service. The uncomfortable back seats have become an issue. Big complaints from my wife on those rare times she rides in back. Think of the exit row seat on a plane. Mazda has to fix this. Doing a lot of highway driving these days. Good riding car. The radio is just not good. If it's not an hd signal it has no depth at all. First, I drove every crossover in this class when I was shopping. I mean every one. Some were smoother rides, some more space, but really, no other car matched the handling of the Mazda. If you like to drive, this is really the best one, and a few other reasons to love it. Personally, I like the design. I think it is sporty looking with nice lines. Great ground clearance. Others, like the Nissan had a front spoiler kind of thing that cut the ground clearance down. Mazda had true height. Inside is nicely laid out and the materials are decent quality for the class. I had read a lot of reviews of this car and there were several comments about road noise. Frankly, I don't know what they mean. It's not a Bently, but it's more than reasonable. Could always be a tire issue. I got leather seats, Bose Sound, no navigation. So now to some critiques. Mileage is not as advertised. I really don't know how you get the miles they say without driving like your grandmother. You really can't drive like that with this car since the engine is geared high, must be to push the mileage, and it has other gas saving features. What that means is that, 1. You have to get used to the car sounding like marbles in a dryer when it starts up (for just about 1 minute so no big deal), but it is a little weird if you don't know it, and 2, you have to punch it more than you might be used to so it moves. It's a little hard to describe, but you'll know it when you feel it, but you will get used to it. But when you do punch it, this car can move. Love the regular gas it gets. As far as comfort, the front seats are very comfortable, but I get complaints that the back seats are too upright. Mazda should give a reclining back seat like Nissan has. Another small thing is the center front console. I read one review where the guy complained it was too short for comfortable arm resting, and at least for my size, 5'11". he was right, it should be longer for a more ergonomic arm resting. Also, I would like the steering wheel to drop a little more, but not a biggy. The heated seats take a little longer to warm up than I would like, and the only other thing is the radio. Most reviewers complain that even the upgraded Bose doesn't sound so good and they are right, if you don't have a good HD signal. In HD, it sounds really good, in non HD, it is pretty lame for an upgraded system. So for all my negatives, I like to think of them as constructive criticism, I really love to drive this car. If you are a driver, if handling, good (not great) economy, great pickup (just with some extra pedal) are important, great styling, this is the right crossover. Bottom line, it is for drivers. se

Great look... Great ride

3
Donna Mc on 11/19/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 4

I purchased the pearl white Grand Touring with black leather interior. It is so eye-catching. The ride is quiet and it handles great. Sound system is awesome. The vehicle I bought did not come with the remote start and tech option. I had it added and I am disappointed. I thought I could just push a button and get my car started... it's not that easy. First you have to download the app to your smartphone. Then you have to create a username and password. To actually start the car, you go to the app, ... when you finish entering your username and password you log on.. and wait. When you finally get into the Mazda app you then push the start button,.... and wait.... The message claims it can take up to a minute each for these two steps. There is also a panic button, but I can't imagine having to log in when you are in a panic. I would not spend the extra 500+ again. I do love the vehicle and can't wait to see how it rides in the snow. I expect to be a Mazda owner for many years.

Dissapointing heated seats function

4
alexandru marica on 11/11/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 4 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 4

Owned the car for 1 month and 1000 miles, so far so good, except for the fact the seats don't really warm up. After quite a while they become a tiny little bit warm, in the highest setting. Also own a VW Jetta whose seats warm up really quickly and in the highest setting they turn a whole lot warmer then the CX-5's. Thought there was something wrong with my car so test drove another similar CX-5 and same thing. If heated seats are important to you, as they are to us, as we live in a ski town in Utah, just keep in mind they don't really work. It's as if Mazda did the bare minimum to check the 'comes with heated seats' box. Hopefully that's the only area where they obviously cut a few corners....

Acceleration problems

2
amber on 10/03/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 1 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 2 Safety Rating: 2 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 3

I have a 2015 Mazda CX-5 so afraid to keep driving this car. Mind you that I like this vehicle but its nothing considered best a good vehicle. #1 The acceleration is very dangerous my car started revving up higher at 2,000rpms plus the speedometer went nuts and transmission jerked extremely bad to the point thought was going to die. Interior is comfortable like all features in my car but overall other things don't trust it's a defective vehicle that needs to be off highway ASAP- It had almost caused my life took into dealership it came from computer wiring problem. #2 Now experience transmission jerking bad nearly almost rear ended by 18 wheeler after it slowed down to 25mph. I had a 2010 Ford Fusion with this same problem will not deal with another vehicle having same identical problem as my 2010 Fusion. This time it's much worse to the point think might get sued by another motorist or get killed because it's very dangerous driving will not purchased another Mazda again after all these bad electronics having out a vehicle brought last year has 15,000 miles this will be the 3rd time taking it back into dealership for a bad issue.

Avoid if you need tech pkg or visibility

1
AR on 10/01/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 3 Safety Rating: 3 Technology Rating: 1 Value Rating: 1

Bought a new 2013 Maxda CX 5 touring with navigation a couple of years ago. Cute car and comfortable but absolutely no power, navigation system never worked right, couldn't load my full address book (just over 1000 contacts) but you can't add new individually either so that was a complete waste. They blamed my iPhone. BS. I had the most current technology for both car and iPhone. Bose speakers only work if you are listening to CD. Otherwise all music comes mainly through center speaker in dashboard so everything sounds distorted. Again, they blamed the source (Sirius XM). I was able to survive unhappily with those features but the absolute zero visibility became impossible and too scary for me. Backup camera was great tho. Finally decided to cut my losses and get my sanity and happiness back and ditched the car for the 2016 Subaru Forester. The tech and backup camera in the redesign make the 2016 amazing. Love!!!! Best decision I've made. Just wish it didn't have to be one of those bad life experiences where you lose thousands to learn your lesson. But avoid this car unless you are already a huge Mazda fan. At 5'2" I also couldn't clean the windshield because I was too short and there is a weird distortion in the window glass when sun hits it. Also, feel the edges of the steering wheel underneath. I sliced up my fingers on m a long road trip and Mazda had to file down the plastic. They checked and all of their steering wheels for the CX5 were like that. Huge flaw!!!!!!!

Push button start and some safety risk

4
kamal on 09/03/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 5

I have this SUV since April. It's a great ride and I do not want to add more to what most already mentioned. I would like to mention a huge safety issue with the key less entry. The key will disable the "start" feature itself if you are inside the car with the key and someone exiting the vehicle presses the outside lock button. This is ridiculous and unsafe especially if I am traveling. You will need someone bring the 2nd key or dealer need to reprogram it. There are vehicles push button start features which will prevent the doors from locking if the key is inside. Mazda says system disables keys in order to prevent theft! I do not buy this excuse. I rather have a locked key inside that I can have a locksmith open it and I can be on my way instead of a dealer's costly reprogramming (in case you were traveling with both keys and they became disabled). Imagine getting stuck with a disabled key in the middle of the woods or a snowy road!

A great car ruined by transmission mapping

3
John Zuanich on 08/30/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 2 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 4

This is a decent car that could be a great car with better transmission mapping and an additional transmission gear or two. I own the larger 2.5L engine with the 6-speed automatic transmission. I live on a hill, but most of my driving is down on fairy flat terrain. The transmission mapping is definitely part of the Skyactive technology, designed to shift to the highest possible gear as soon as is practical. More often than not this isn't a problem--until you begin driving up a hill, where it has a constant tendency to lug. The transmission is reluctant to down shift without feeding it a significant amounts of throttle. Then it downshifts and races up the hill, making it difficult to drive up a hill smoothly. More often than not, I'm forced to shift manually whenever I'm driving up the hill, inorder to be in total control of shift points. Most of the other cars I've owned with automatic transmissions seen to sense when you begin driving up a hill and seem to downshift much more inuitively (more quickly and with less throttle application) and smoothly. The transmission is adaptive, meaning it adapts to your driving style over time. I drive very moderalty most of the time, so I don't mind the hunt for the highest gear, as that strategy generally improves fuel economy. But drive it loaded up a hill and any hint of a "performance" vehicle flies right out the door. Additionally, gear spacing between 32 and 40 miles per hour is way to broad. This car would definitely benefit from one or two additional gears in this important speed range. I've owned many cars with automatic transmissions, and this is by far the worst transmission mapping I've noticed. The key is "noticed." When transmission mapping is done well, you don't notice it because the transmission always seems to be in the correct great. In the CX-5, even with the larger engine, the poor mapping is always noticed driving up a hill. It's really a shame, because all other aspects of this vehicle are really good. Steering and brake feel are outstanding, and this car really is fun to drive--over flat terrain. Enter a hill, and entire package falls apart due to the transmission.

Awesome little buggy

4
Dani on 07/18/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 5

We've owned the (*2015) CX-5 for almost 2 yrs now and it has 22k miles on it. Still no problems, love it. We switched from a 2012 CRV. This car easily out-handles the CRV, has a better feel to the road and is better in the snow. (Tire issue on CRV). The tall rims and smaller side walls make cornering and driving a blast but at the cost of slightly more road noise. No big deal!!! Brakes are awesome! My wife does lots of local driving so we see about 25mpg. The cargo area is pretty good but slightly smaller than the CRV. The leather fabric is really hardy in this vehicle and it has little cooling holes for venting. I have to knock the front seats slightly. I do not find them as comfortable as the CRV which were incredible!! These are a quite a bit harder and angle in more. Rear seat leg room/height is decent. The vehicle has a handy cigar lighter port in the cargo area. The USB port in the center console puts out 1amp which is not enough to charge today's phones. We bought a 2.1amp cigar lighter charger... The side mirrors have an LED blind spot warning which works great (bonus)!! The backup camera works very well but the CRV had more camera angles and views. The stereo is just okay... Does the job. We are very pleased with the CX5 and would buy another without question.

2014 CX5 2.5 Touring

4.6
pmacx5 on 06/17/2015

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Its been 2 yrs/ 20K miles and it still deliveries the fun to drive with perfect Reliability. I service my cx5 at the dealer. first service @5k $40, second @10K free, third@15K $55, fourth@20K $60. Owning a Lexus, BMW, and Nissan, we seem to drive the CX5 everywhere. Avg., MPGs when new was at 23-24, mix driving - after we hit 4-5K we avg., 27mpg. On trips 300+ miles on cruise control holding 70mph we avg., 31mpg. I have a BMW 42K price tag and the Mazda matches the steering & Balance character of it. We have been very Happy with the Cx5. If I had any CONS: it would be the the bluetooth, its quirky & it needs a little sound deadening padding like Lexus. other than that, Its a great buy

Great vehicle, love to drive it.

5
dereksmith on 04/11/2015

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have bought and driven a Mazda CX5 Sport with AWD and the 2.5L engine. I really love to drive this vehicle. I have put on about 6000 miles and driven through all kinds of conditions, on a long trip and daily use. I am in awe of how great this vehicle is. I have the Sport model with AWD and the 2.5L engine. Honestly, it is all the power I want. Whether it is on the freeway or off a stop light, it can move and accelerate at any time. The CX5 handles like a dream, looks great, rides comfortable. Whenever I have popped the back seat down and loaded it with stuff on a number of occasions and it worked great and was impressed on how much could be loaded in.

Not very happy

2.9
mikyd1 on 03/29/2015

Performance: 3 Comfort: 1 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 2 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 1 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 2 Reliability Rating: 3

Bought the 2015 Mazda cx5 because saw reviews and knew Mazda from the past. I am not very happy, sitting space is absurdly small I am 6' 0 And almost don't fit in the copilot seat, the back seats are too small, no space very uncomfortable, the radio is cheap, the air conditioning is very weak, with 80* takes 20 minutes to cool the space, not cold enough, the car is brand new so Why in the world will not cool down, not a good ac system. If I could go back in time, I would NOT buy the Mazda cx5, consumes too much gas, the rear seats are too small and basic

Overall Quite Satisfied with a Few Noted Exceptions

4.1
Marc Edwards on 03/16/2015

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

Bought in June 2014, 15k on it so far. Very fun to drive. Get as advertised mileage 25 city, approx. 32 hwy, and 27 combined.

Dislike the AC

3.4
Wang Kaisi on 03/04/2015

Performance: 3 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 2 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5

A few things to point out after owning this car more than a year. 1. AC system. Front windshield defrost will ONLY turn on when you use external circulation mode. When I need to defrost, I am also bringing in the exhaust from the car in front of me. 2. 180HP on this vehicle seems not enough power when passing on a freeway. (personal)

love it but the 2016 is on the way

4.8
speechcop60 on 02/24/2015

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Bought the Grand Touring AWD in August now has 5,000 miles. I bought the reflex blue color which is hard to find. Get a lot of good comments on it. I love the ride, the stereo sounds great. Good acceleration for a 4 cylinder. Others have complained about the touchscreen but I have no problem with it. I just saw the 2016 is coming out in June. Classic Mazda dealership was great. Will most likely buy another one when i get tired of this one!

750 miles and love it so far

4.6
cx5er on 02/23/2015

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I really love my CX-5. I tried the Toyota Rav4 (my #2), Ford Escape (my #3), and Honda CR-V (#4--hated it) before choosing this car. It was a clear winner. I appreciated how the middle trim level I purchased had features that higher quality vehicles and higher trim levels only offered with other makers (i.e. blind spot monitoring). As a college student without my own family, having the single control for the AC/heating works well for me. If you have children, you’d probably be inclined to consider the Grand Touring model since it allows passengers to control their own temperature control. The car is fun to drive and easy to maneuver. Best deal for the money.

Regretingmypurchase!

3
bx2pa on 02/16/2015

Performance: 3 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 3 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 3

I, too, have experienced the car self accelerating on it's own. When breaking didn't stop the car, I had to put it into neutral and then park as the engine was screaming and car was shaking, all the while trying my hardest pushing the brake pedal. After 2 episodes, I am very skittish driving this SUV, just waiting for this to happen again. Dealer checked the car out and found nothing amiss. The car does these self accelerating moments intermittently. I also find that the brake and gas pedals are too closely positioned. Sometimes I clip the brake pedal as I move my foot to the gas pedal, causing the car to buck. What to do with a brand new SUV (and loan) that I'm afraid to drive!

5,000 Miles in, all smiles

4.6
hootie361 on 02/08/2015

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

We purchased this CX-5 in December 2014 after my 7 years driving an X3. Of all the compact SUVs available in the $25-30K price range, we liked the CX-5 styling the best. Now 5,000 miles on the odometer and I really have no complaints. On highway trips through the PA mountains and over OH flatlands, I averaged 29mpg at 70mph. In mixed driving (local errands, groceries, etc.) I'm seeing about 25mpg. And all this with 87 octane on a high-compression engine. The in-dash multimedia system works great, pairing with multiple iPhone/iPods cleanly and transmitting bluetooth info as needed. The update to the TomTom nav system worked as described on the web guide. Very happy with this choice so far.

Great car

4.8
kydanco on 01/14/2015

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

We bought our 2015 CX 5 in August . We traded in our 2014 CX 5 cause I wanted a grand touring model. We love the car and it is a hoot to drive. Mileage is spot on and the Pandora woks great. don"t really use the nav system. Can't say enough good things about it. A little trip to the E Bay store for some crome items for the outside and it is a head turner. I named it our Mazda-Rotti. Looks like a mini Lexus

Very happy with my new SUV

4.4
suziesivlerado on 12/25/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

I just traded in a 2014 Accord sedan (which had multiple problems) for the CX-5, so let me start by saying I only had this car for five days. But I love it so far. The seats are so supportive and comfortable (apart from the head restraint which are fine for taller people) The Bose system sounds fine to me--not great-- but good enough. The interior noise level (I checked with a decibel meter) is lower than some higher price models. It is relatively smooth on bumpy roads and a pleasure to drive. The electronic multifunction interface is not great. it is a bit slow and sometimes requires multiple entries. Also, the screen could be a tad bigger.

There are better options

3
jpemm on 12/22/2014

Performance: 4 Comfort: 2 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 3 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 2 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4 Safety Rating: Technology Rating: Value Rating:

Two test drives, many reviews, bought a 2015 Grand Touring for price, have buyer’s remorse. Positive features not unique in the SUV field. Navigation system delivered in December 2014 not current. Free update took 8 hours to download/install including at least 8 trips back and forth between the car and my computer. The HomeLink system yet to function. Larger buyers be aware that the seats may be too narrow/uncomfortable. Mileage so far on mostly level highway speeds of 65 mph or less, is is 26, not the 30+ claimed. Steering so responsive that you may drift out of lane if you glance at the displays. The 19” wheels provide a bumpy ride. Recommend you consider Honda, Nissan, or Subaru.

So Far, Exceeds Expectations

4.6
annika2 on 12/08/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I traded in my sweet little 2010 Mazda 3 for this guy, and I'm in love. I would have kept the 3 (I was this close to paying it off), but I needed more room for the family. Namely my 6'4" husband. The CX-5 is beyond roomy, and it's really comfortable. But driving it, I don't feel like I lost much of the quick response and easy handling that I had with my 3. The only thing I'm not sure about is the audio/phone computer thing. It's clunky and ugly and cheap and feels like an afterthought. An unwise afterthought. BUT...it's been working for me when it eventually gets all connected and set up with my phone. No problems so far streaming Pandora, or playing the music from my iPhone or calling out.

WORTH STATING AGAIN DO NOT BUY TECH PKG!!

3.9
ktsb11 on 11/17/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 2 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I did do some research and was aware the Infotainment system was a tad glitchy before I bought my car but it's way beyond that. It is exactly as someone else said...ipod use has stopped completely even WITH the 3 minute time to start a song and the starting over each time you turn on the car. Bluetooth is beyond frustrating...it seems to think I'm speaking a foreign language. And I've had to reset the bluetooth twice. I've had the car one month. I drive a lot and need my music. I'm so disappointed Mazda has let this go on.

Peppy!

4.6
dpeerwani on 10/31/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

I got my CX-5 in July and currently have about 9,500km on it. Driving it has been nothing but fun. Great response, torque and stability in all conditions. I test drove the CR-V, RAV4, Santa Fe and Cherokee before settling on this one, the most balanced package of all. I am absolutely in LOVE with the steering, which adjusts firmness perfectly with speed. The interior build quality is great with soft-touch materials and while some may find it bland, I prefer this over the overly done interiors of RAV4 and Santa Fe and the pointless buttons of the CR-V. No problems so far - definitely room for improvements as noted below.

The Worst Stereo/Electronics I've Ever Encountered

3
ec0516 on 10/15/2014

Performance: 3 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 2 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 2 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 2 Reliability Rating: 3 Safety Rating: Technology Rating: Value Rating:

My 2015 CX-5 GT AWD has the poorest excuse for an infotainment system I've ever seen, bar none. The "premium" Bose stereo sounds more like someone glued a transistor radio to the dashboard and the TomTom navigation system is extremely buggy, requiring constant updates and is agonizingly slow. Ipod support is in name only, I've stopped using it. Voice recognition is a joke. The Bluetooth interface stumbles constantly. Various automotive sites (including this one) have referred to the electronics/audio in this vehicle as sub par or mediocre. The reality is living with it day and day out is enough to taint the entire ownership experience.

Happy with my crossover choice!

4.5
tad2040 on 09/29/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5

Before I bought the CX5 I did hours of research into crossover vehicles and I'm very happy to have chosen this one. I've been driving it for about 3 months now and couldn't be happier with it. The sleek exterior of the car is what initially caught my eye. The car is very easy and fun to drive. Even though it's a crossover it handles like a sedan. The gas mileage has been great on my wallet and it picks up speed nicely. I'm about 2500 miles into the car and haven't noticed any problems at all. I previously drove a Honda and I have full faith in Mazda that it will be just as reliable. I'm extremely happy with my choice!

So fun to drive BUT

4.3
electricmicey on 09/29/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

I've been driving my CX5 Grand Touring for a few months and have put a few thousand miles on it. It is a fun, peppy CUV and great for hauling kids, the huge family dog and loads of stuff around town and beyond. It handles all sorts of terrain well and sits firmly on the road. The suspension is definitely a little firm but it doesn't ride like a truck. The navigation system is quite low tech, and some of the finer details are neglected. One huge issue for my family right now is the discovery that the rear seats don't recline...a deal breaker on a long haul road trip for a kid in a booster seat. The cx5 is not for the seeker of oversized storage compartments to stash stuff.

Fooled by the looks

2.3
jdagosta on 09/21/2014

Performance: 1 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 1 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 1 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 1

What a shocker. Our last four new car purchases had been Toyotas. We were lured in by the sporty look of the CX-5, and claims that its reliability was comparable toToyota's. The salesman hyped the CX -5's maintenance free transmission. About a week after our purchase, the transmission failed completely and required replacement. No support, no apologies, from the dealer. We won't be fooled again. Back to Toyota

Do Not Pay For The Tech Package with the Mazda CX 5

4
wuffb on 08/18/2014

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 3

I had a 2013 Mazda CX5 GT with Tech Package and the iPod integration unit / Bluetooth worked perfectly. I JUST bought a new 2015 with the 2.5 Engine and Tech Package. Don't buy this car with the Tech package! Mazda has known about problems with this system for over a year . . . nothing fixed yet. No time stated for firmware update. Pandora / iPod/ Bluetooth . . . sync up very sketchy. Go on Google . .. type in "Mazda CX5 iPod issues" and read all the posts and You tube Video. Dealer knows this system is not working right and will not inform customers. Mazda knows this system is not working right and hasn't fixed it . . . but you will pay for it!

Another Mazda - Another Great Ride

4.6
basst95 on 08/15/2014

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

My wife and I just bought the 2015 CX-5 AWD Touring. We got the blue ext / black int no tech but w/installed remote starter. Price $25250 before $500 Loyalty discount, trade in, and Tax / Title. Overall good price for great vehicle. We're still breaking in but handling, comfort, and overall design seem to be living up to the hype. My wife is enjoying features like the blind spot monitoring and rear back up camera. Layout is simple but intuitive and functional; from tilt / tele steering wheel, 40/20/40 folding seats to easy pairing of bluetooth. Gas mileage is right at 25mpg so we'll see how that holds up in the winter months. This Mazda out shined over the Toyota, honda, & Ford.

Don't Buy

2.1
dontlikeit on 08/12/2014

Performance: 1 Comfort: 2 Fuel Economy: 1 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 2 Performance Rating: 1 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 1

Leased a 2015 CX-5 from Pugi and wished I didn't. Had to jump-start it 4-times over the last month. Car would go dead sitting. Dealership said the battery & electrical systems were fine. Then the car self accelerated on it's own & breaking didn't disengage it. Had to put it in neutral as the engine was screaming in high rpms trying to disengage by stomping on the accelerator pedal. So now they want to put a black-box recorder in to see if it happens again. Could be to late and end up fatal. Would you want to be the lab rate waiting for your death? Talked to Mazda DM and said "the buck stops here" and that's what we are offering. We have no confidence in the Mazda product or the dealership..

Exciting fun car

5
todhug on 07/20/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I looked for over 3 months for a new car that I could purchase to replace our family van. I've been driving vans for 20 years and it is finally time to get something much cooler and funner to drive. I looked at all the CUVs and even a Mini Cooper Countryman. After doing much research I decided put purchase a 2015 Mazda CX 5 from Freeway Mazda in Ogden, Utah. First, let me say that it was one of the best car purchasing experiences I've had. Freeway Mazda created a pleasant car buying experience with none of the traditional high pressure gimmicks and they gave us a very good deal. They Mazda CX 5 is fun, beautiful, and and eye catching car. Everyone that I pass looks.

Excellent vehicle for the money

5
oldbearcat on 07/17/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I needed a replacement for my Honda CRV. After doing research and test driving the new CRV, RAV4, and the CX-5, I feel the Mazda is the best of the bunch. The CX-5 feels more athletic, handles better, and feels more comfortable to me. The Touring comes fairly loaded with features, and, mine has the Bose radio and sun roof package as well. Build quality seems excellent and equal to the Honda it replaced.

CX - 5 Grand

4.6
mikecmaryland on 06/01/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

My son did the research and saw the CX-5 AWD with the tech package as the best deal for a small SUV. He bought one. I liked it so much, three weeks later, I bought one. Paid $32K on the road - MD

I love this car!

4.9
girlfromwa on 05/31/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

My last vehicle was a Sub Forester. All well and good. This car handles much better. Better turn radius, much more "umph" on steep mountain passes, lots of pep & energy - and AWD too! Sweet! Subaru a little weak on bells and whistles, and this has really nice comfort features. Good gas mileage too.

Research paid off

5
bobbarnett on 03/28/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I read everything I could about this car for months. When everyone praised the AWD model, I began getting dealers to match prices and discounts through Costco pricing. Out the door w every extra, including LoJack, white paint, and plastic coating, I paid $35,000 w Ca tax and license. I love this car. It's fun and simple to drive, mid range torque rocks, and the 9 speaker Bose system is fabulous w CDs, Sirius Or Bluetooth high level Pandora. Lots of power ports, even in the rear storage area. W 1000 miles now, we're going on a trek up the Ca and Or coasts in May, and then to Crater Lake. W the 70 LB Golden Doodle. Will report again then.

Great with a big exception

3
mtzjack on 03/25/2014

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: Value Rating: 3

I ought a 2015 CX-5 Grand Touring AWD with the technology package. It's been a great comfortable car, but the tech package is worthless and there are lots of issues with it. Google "Mazda CX-5petition" for details. The TomTom GPS would have been great about 6-7 years ago. Including it on a 2015 vehicle should be an embarrassment to both TomTom and Mazda. The system doesn't sync properly with iTunes, always playing the first song when starting. Bluetooth has issues. Update: The advertised USB connection to an iPod/iPhone doesn't work anymore. I had a piece of wheel well trim fall off at under 10,000 miles. They insisted it wasn't covered under the warranty, that it was my fault. A shock started leaking at about 35,000 miles. Again, not covered when it should have been. The dealership where I live had been a great disappointment. I won't be buying another Mazda.


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