The updated 2018-2019 Mazda CX-5 – slightly significant restyling

As part of the Motor Show in Los Angeles hosted a presentation of a restyled version of the popular crossover from the Japanese company 2018-2019 Mazda – 2018-2019 Mazda CX-5 year. Let’s say right away that the update happened minimal.

The manufacturer did not make major changes, as well as a little bit corrected the appearance, has made several innovations in the cabin, he offered little more options and changed the decoration materials.

2018-2019 Mazda CX 5 2016 photo

The updated 2018-2019 Mazda CX-5 had several different purpose. Namely support to his brother, the younger crossover called the 2018-2019 Mazda CX-3 , which recently made its debut under the dealership in California.

Should I remind you that it was the CX-5 is the beginning of a new era of 2018-2019 Mazda company, its first-born in the formation of a new philosophy of the manufacturer, called Kodo. In addition, it is this crossover was the first to try on engines started on SkyActive technology.

Because the designers and engineers had a very important task – to make a restyling of the maximum quality, right in the corporate style, and highlight pervoprohodnost crossover, its high significance in the line producer. whether it be obtained from them? Let’s find out.


As you can see on the official photo and video materials, changes really minimal. On the front of the radiator grille trim was the more it settled horizontal jumper chrome, chrome bezel, and a huge Japanese label brand. The headlamps located different toppings. As an option to receive 2018-2019 Mazda offers adaptive optics and LED running lights in a pair to it.

2018-2019 Mazda CX 5 2016 photo

The front bumper was another, larger and more aggressive. But pomelchali fog lights, although they have all the same high quality LED layout. Improved, made more powerful and beautiful than traditional air intakes at the bottom, and the plastic protection for the crossovers.

2018-2019 Mazda CX 5 2016 restyling photo

Side view allows almost immediately realize that after restyling in the crossover, new exterior mirrors. Changed shape of the body, plus were added repeater turn signals based on light-emitting diodes. In addition, the buyer will be pleased with beautiful and wheels having a radius of 19 inches. What is true, they will be available in high-end trim.

Photo restyled 2018-2019 Mazda CX 5 2016

Behind the changes affected only the marker lamps that are just a bit different now located. Optionally, you can take the version with LED dimensions.

The available range of the palette available to crossover from Japan, added two new colors. They were brown and silver.

As you can see, the changes in the exterior is really a minimum. It is not even resulted in a change of overall body size. Because they were such:

  • length – 4540 mm
  • width – 1840 millimeters
  • height – 1705 mm
  • wheelbase – 2700 mm
  • ground clearance (clearance) – 210 millimeters.


Changes in somewhat greater than outside. First, we note a new center console, which gained a more rigorous form, but a more modern layout. Also change the floor tunnel, we made new deflectors of climate control systems.

Photo interior of the new 2018-2019 Mazda CX 5 2016

The buyer can choose finishes for the front panel, where the available bandwidth imitating metal inserts simulating aluminum, as well as a black glossy surface.

As a result, crossover maintained its comfortable armchairs in front, a comfortable and spacious sofa back. At the disposal of the driver modern dashboard, multimedia system, multifunction steering wheel and much more.

2018-2019 Mazda CX 5 2016 photo salon

In the salon you can not complain, as he and dorestaylingovoy version was great. In principle, this explains the fact why the experts of the company did not make radical changes in the interior, and made a point improvement.

Due to improvements, new upholstery materials, finishes, managed to significantly improve sound insulation. According to the 2018-2019 Mazda, the noise level reduced by 10 percent compared with dorestaylingovoy version of the crossover.

As for the boot volume, after upgrading in a standard position, it is 403 liters. Lowering the rear row seat, you can get the loading surface of the volume of 1560 liters.


In fact, it is due to updates to the configuration changes have taken place outside the cabin. Now for your 2018-2019 Mazda CX-5 crossover offers the following:

  • a new multimedia system with voice and touch controls
  • entertainment center
  • navigation system
  • 2018-2019 Mazda Connect function
  • a new shift knob
  • button electric parking brake (previously was a mechanical lever)
  • a new form of the front seats
  • increased cushion rear seats
  • active cruise control
  • collision avoidance system
  • tracking the departure of its co lane system
  • the blind zones of control
  • Adaptive headlights
  • automatic switching driving-beam system
  • automatic braking system in the conditions of the city and routes.


Just say that as soon as the manufacturer starts to sell in Russia, 2018-2019 Mazda CX-5 crossover will be updated. Our customers do not have to wait until the new come to us.

According to official data, the exact date of the start of sales to be determined. However, it is planned to do this in the middle of spring -. In early summer next year, the basic version of the upgraded crossover will cost a little more than one million rubles.


Alas, but the specifications were virtually unchanged. There can be noted except that the installation of new shock absorbers, switch to Sport mode Drive Selection, and then provided for the gasoline engine paired with an automatic transmission.

Incidentally, not changed even transmission. Because the buyer can choose between automatic and mechanics, each of which has six steps. Exactly the same is not changed and suspension options. You can choose from a full crossover or as a front-wheel drive.

Ruler powertrain consists of a total of six engines, four of which run on gasoline, and two more – in the diesel fuel. Of course, they are all created by SkyActive technology.

  • gasoline:
    • The first motor has two degrees of boost when the volume of 2.0 liters – 150 and 165 horsepower.
    • The second petrol engine even made in two versions with a volume of 2.5 liters – 184 and 192 horsepower.
  • Diesel:
    • Diesel engine with one volume, but two different power parameters. The first version at 2.2 liters produces 150 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque.
    • Second – 175 horsepower and 420 Nm.


For us their updated 2018-2019 Mazda CX-5 crossover plays a very important role. In principle, it is the most demanded their crossover to date, and perhaps the most popular car in the line producer.

Anyway, the planned restyling has not brought what many expected of him. It is understood that the car themselves, and did not require modernization, improvements in connection with which it was changed dot, barely noticeable. But what is the point of such a restyling, even when engines remain the same?

2018-2019 Mazda CX 5 2016 pictures

Perhaps the company is due to promote the CX-3 with a few hurried restyling 2018-2019 Mazda CX-5 years , and was worth to wait a little longer, but at the same time do something more global. Obviously because it is not necessary to wait for the next few years a new generation. Restyling is, roughly speaking, nothing serious has changed in the crossover. A great pity.

However, this does not take away the merits of this great crossover. He has all the qualities of a modern car, has great looks, great engines, comfortable cabin. No wonder it is so good to buy, even in Russia.