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2020 Mazda CX-5: A Brief Outline

The CX-5 model series from the house of Mazda has been counted in the first row of compact two-row crossover segment that caught the fancy of car lovers for being a fun-to-drive vehicle. The 2020 year edition of the Mazda CX-5 is all set to hit the dealerships and take the market by storm with its  addition of a turbocharged engine that will be more powerful than its last year counterpart. The current-generation of the Mazda CX-5 series that was first introduced in the year 2017 is now going to step it’ s third generation with the release of the 2020-year model which will most probably carry out the overall updates that was done on the series for the year 2019.

When we asked for the details of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 model year version from our neighboring Phoenix Mazda dealership showroom, they said the arrival of this model is expected anytime as it is been included in the list of MY 2020 series. The other details they furnished us with, convinced us about the fact that the 2020 Mazda CX-5 is nevertheless going to be something that is worth the wait.

Performance Based Powertrain

The new 2020 Mazda CX-5 model series will be potentially powered by a turbocharged engine replacing the earlier 2.5 liter one, to crank up a better horsepower count of 250 horsepower and a tall torque count of 310 lb-ft. It is going to be exclusively available for thetrim topping Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trim models, configured with all-wheel-drive system. The engine is known for propelling this 3,825-pound weighing vehicle to pick up the speed of 60 mph from a dead stop in 7.3 seconds.

The rest of the trim levels of the 2020 CX-5 lineup will be given a naturally aspirated 2.5L 4-cylinder engine to ride upon which will give enough driving spirit through its 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque after mating to a 6-speed automatic gearboxthat will shift the gears effortlessly with both the available drivetrain configurations. Though available with all-wheel drive, they will be configured with front-wheel-drive as the standard setting.

Fuel Economy Rating

If you are curious to know if these engine options of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 lineup will be good enough in returning decent fuel economy, then we can assure you with the fact that with the non-turbo engine, the 2020 CX-5 will earn you up to 28 mpg of EPA rated fuel economy from a combined trip when configured as front-wheel-drive, while the more powerful turbocharged engine will count a 24 mpg of EPA rating from a combined drive of city and highway speeds.

Convenience Features

The sales team staff at the Mazda Phoenix dealership showroom took pride in describing that the 2020 Mazda CX-5 series will be practically a fun house that moves on wheels, as its upscale cabin is going to greet all its occupants with lots of standard and available convenience features. While Apple CarPlay and Android auto compatibility, front and rear parking sensors and around-view camera will still be available as optional features on the entry-level trim models, they will be standard on the range-topping Signature model, there will be many more infotainment features that will keep you entertained throughout the journeys.