2018 Mazda CX-5 Review

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A lot of choices stand out in the compact SUV class, but few vehicles offer the unique combination of powerful performance, agile handling, attractive styling, and modern technology of the 2018 Mazda CX-5.

Drivers in Doral, Miami, Hialeah, and Kendall can learn more about this impressive crossover SUV with this 2018 Mazda CX-5 review by Ocean Mazda.


2018 Mazda CX-5 InteriorThe Mazda CX-5 interior is one of the nicest on the market. It offers seating for five in its spacious cabin, and even the rear row has plenty of headroom and legroom to comfortably seat adult passengers for long rides. It’s also filled with soft-touch surfaces, plush upholstery, and sound-deadening technology that keeps it quiet at highway speeds.

In the flat, wide cargo bay, this vehicle offers 30.9 cubic feet of cargo space with the seats upright. Once folded, this area expands to almost 60 cubic feet, which is sufficient for larger cargo.


In addition to the refinement and design of the Mazda CX-5 interior, it also offers some of the most intuitive technology on the market. All models come with Bluetooth® connectivity, a 4-speaker sound system, two USB ports, and a 7-inch touchscreen MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system. This system uses a clean, simple interface for enhanced usability, as well as large icons with crisp graphics and plenty of syncing options for the best entertainment.

Available technology upgrades include satellite radio, additional USB ports, a 10-speaker Bose premium sound system, and navigation.


2018 Mazda CX-5All Mazda CX-5 models use a 187-horsepower, 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that delivers quick acceleration and ample power. It shuttles power to the front wheels or all four wheels through a smooth 6-speed automatic transmission.

The real appeal of the Mazda CX-5 is its handling, however. Few crossovers offer the agility and excitement of the Mazda CX-5, and its sharp steering and exceptional composure ensure that you have the confidence to push it through the tight turns and winding roads.


The Mazda CX-5 earned high marks on safety testing from the NHTSA and the IIHS, as well as a Top Safety Pick designation, which has everything to do with its long list of standard safety equipment and inherently safe structural design.

Advanced safety features like Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring, Smart City Brake Support, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and a rearview mirror are included on all models. Additional upgrades include Lane-Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Warning and a head-up display with Traffic Sign Recognition. Many of these features use sensors on the exterior to monitor the vehicle’s position and alert you to any other vehicles or pedestrians in the area, so you can be warned of an imminent crash.

Test Drive the Mazda CX-5 at Ocean Mazda

With its technology, safety, performance, and style, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is an excellent choice for a compact SUV.

Drivers in Doral, Miami, Hialeah, and Kendall, FL, can review the 2018 Mazda CX-5 in person by visiting Ocean Mazda. Call or visit us today to explore the Mazda CX-5 interior and options and experience the excitement for yourself with a test drive. Fill out the form below to schedule your test drive today!

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