The bookings for two premium SUVs- Mazda CX-5 and Mazda CX-9 have opened in Nepal by the authorized distributor of Mazda vehicles, Paramount Motors Pvt. Ltd.
These SUVs have power-packed performance and luxury-focused features. The price of the new Mazda CX-5 in Nepal is Rs. 1,25,90,000 (for 2WD – High) and Rs. 1,43,90,000 (for 4WD – High+).
Mazda CX-5 Overview
The Mazda CX-5 is a perfect SUV with sporty handling, a turbocharged engine option, a high-class interior, and various standard features. The SUV shows off new styling and superb handling abilities. The central display screen is larger than the previous edition, and the touchscreen function is removed from this edition.
Engine and Performance
Mazda CX-5 is available in two kinds of engine configuration- 2L and 2.5L petrol engine with a displacement of 2488cc.
The 2.0L engine is powered by an inline four-cylinder, Chain-driven dual overhead cams, 4-valve with variable valve timing(VVT), DOHC Skyactiv G Engine. This engine will produce a maximum power of 156 PS at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 200 Nm at 4000 rpm. The SUV is mated to a 6-speed Automatic Transmission with a twin-clutch gearbox, which features 2WD capabilities.
The 2.5L engine is powered by an inline four-cylinder DOHC Skyactiv G engine. It can produce a maximum power of 190 PS at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 252 Nm at 4000 rpm.
This engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift and sport mode, also featuring a twin-clutch gearbox.
The fuel tank capacity of the 2.0L engine SUV is 56 liters, and that of the 2.5L engine SUV is 58 liters. The fuel system used in the SUV is Advanced Direct Injection.
Exterior and Interior Features
Mazda CX 5 has a classic Mazda design, with a modern and straightforward feeling. Mazda’s design philosophy, Kodo: “Soul of Motion,” creates a sense of motion even when at a standstill. The SUV captures your first glance with all the curves and angles, ensuring a sense of power and beauty. The roof-mounted antenna and body-colored rear roof spoiler are other prominent features of the CX-5. The dual exhaust outlets of the SUV also have a bright finish.
The interior of the CX-5 gives you polished grace and sophistication. The inside is made from genuine layered wood trim, Caturra Brown Nappa leather-trimmed seats, premium stitching, and more to please both driver and passenger. Every button, display, and gauge in the SUV is placed at positions that keep you better connected to the road and limit distractions.
The SUV has speed-sensitive power door locks with 2-stage unlocking, remote keyless entry, and push-button start. It also has features like a speedometer, a tachometer, and a fuel gauge having a black background with white lettering and silver surround.
- Human-Centric Interior Design
- SkyActiv Petrol Engine
- Kodo Design
- LED headlights with auto on-off
- High Beam Control
- Daytime running lights
- Automatic rain-sensing variable-intermittent windshield wipers
- Side mirrors with LED turn signal indicators
- Roof-mounted “shark-fin” antenna
- Body-colored rear roof spoiler
- Dual Exhaust outlets with a bright finish
- Air Condition with pollen filter.
The safety features of the Mazda CX-5 includes dual front airbags with seat belt use and passenger-weight sensors. There are front side-impact airbags and side-impact air curtains with rollover protection. Other safety features of the CX-5 are listed below:
- Blind Spot Monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert
- Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go
- Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection
- Lane Departure Warning System with Lane-Keep Assist
- Engine-immobilizer anti-theft system
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
- LATCH rear seat, child seat anchors.
- Child safety rear door locks
- Rearview Camera
Brakes and Suspension
The brakes on the SUV are all 4-wheel disc and diagonal hydraulic. On the front, the SUV has an 11.7-inch vented disc and an 11.9-inch solid disc at the rear end. The SUV is equipped with Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, and Brake assist.
The CX-5 has a 4-wheel independent suspension with a MacPherson strut front suspension with a stabilizer bar and a Multilink rear suspension with a stabilizer bar on the back end.
The Curb weight of the SUV is 3552 pounds for the FWD and 3691 pounds for AWD with a towing capacity of 2000 pounds. The SUV’s steering is a Power rack-and-pinion with Electronic Power-Assist Steering (EPAS).
Mazda Cx-5 Specifications
|Engine||2.0L and 2.5L inline 4 cylinder DOHC Skyactiv petrol engine|
|Max Power||156 PS @ 6000 rpm (2.0L) / 190 PS @ 6000 rpm (2.5L)|
|Max Torque||200 Nm @ 4000 rpm (2.0L) / 252 Nm@ 4000 rpm (2.5L)|
|Dimension||4550 x 1840 mm|
|Transmission||6-speed Automatic Transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||56 liters in 2.0L and 58 liters in 2.5L|
|Mileage||10.6 km per liter|
|Front Tire||P 225/65 R17|
|Rear Tire||P 225/65 R17|
|Safety System||ABS with EBD|
|Suspension||MacPherson Strut Front Suspension and Multilink Rear Suspension|
|Ground Clearance||190.5 mm|
|Kerb weight||3,552 Pounds (FWD) / 3,691 Pounds (AWD)|
|Colors||Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Eternal Blue Mica, Jet Black Mica|
Mazda Cx-5 Price in Nepal and Availability
Paramount Motors has opened the bookings for the two CX SUVs. The price of the 2.0L 2WD High SUV is Rs. 1,25,00,000 and the 2.5L 4WD High+ SUV is Rs. 2,50,00,000. The two SUVs’ features are mostly the same, with differences in engine and features. The SUV will, however, be launched in February 2021.