Tuesday, February 7, 2012

2013 Mazda CX-5 Compact Crossover SUV Starts At $21,490

The all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 five-passenger compact crossover SUV with the 155 horsepower SKYACTIV-G engine starts at a $21,490 (including the $795 destination charge but not title, taxes, license, options and dealer charges). Using Mazda's SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY, CX-5 achieves 35 miles per gallon on the highway and 29 mpg combined city/highway.

2013 Mazda CX-5 Sport models equipped with the optional SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic transmission start at $22,890 MSRP and when equipped with Mazda's all-new active torque-split all-wheel-drive system, the starting price is $24,140 MSRP. SKYACTIV-Drive is standard on Touring models, which start at $24,690 MSRP with front-wheel-drive and $25,940 MSRP when equipped with AWD. Available in either FWD or AWD configurations, the Grand Touring model starts at $27,840 and $29,090 MSRP, respectively. A Blind Spot Monitoring system is standard on Touring and Grand Touring models only.

The CX-5 was introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November and is expected in showrooms in the next month or so. It is a welcomed entry into the competitive and fast-growing compact SUV segment.