2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel: What You Need to Know


Mazda enthusiasts have been waiting a long time.

The brand started talking about bringing an efficient powerful diesel vehicle to the United States in 2010.

There was a lot of excitement but nothing happened.

Until now.

The Mazda CX-5 diesel arrived this year.

Here’s what you need to know about this long-awaited vehicle.

CX-5 diesel by the numbers

Let’s take a look at the stats.

Starting price: $41,000

Fuel economy: 27 mpg city/30 mpg highway

Engine: SkyActiv-D 2.2 Liter diesel

Horsepower: 168

Torque: 310 pound-feet

Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Exterior flair

The massive grille grabs your attention and the subtle lines give the CX-5 a sleek, modern look.

The diesel version only comes in 4 colors: Jet Black (with the standard version), Snowflake White Pearl, Soul Red Crystal, and Machine Gray Metallic (all premium paint colors).

Interior style

The front of the cabin is spacious, though the rear is a little less roomy than other similar vehicles.

Let’s take a look at more of the interior perks:

  • Brown Nappa leather.

  • High-quality, soft-touch surfaces.

  • Real wood trim.

  • Heated and cooled front seats.

  • 360-degree camera.

Better tech

There are some much-needed updates to the 2019 CX-5.

The Mazda Connect system now offers Apple CarPlay and Android compatibility.

It also boasts a 10-speaker Bose audio system, along with satellite radio and Bluetooth.

Though there’s no wireless charging pad or Wi-Fi hotspot, there is easy access to two USB ports and two 12-volt outlets.

Ready to get your diesel on?

It’s worth your time to stop by Serra Mazda and give the 2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel a look. Hop behind the wheel, experience the soft leather seats, and listen to the engine purr.

You may find that it’s just what you’re looking for.

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