Following customer demand, Mazda introduces two new models to the Mazda CX-5 compact SUV range – the SE‑L Lux and SE-L Lux Nav
The New models add sunroof, power adjusted driver’s seat, leather trim and heated front seats at a great price with outstanding emissions of 119g/km and economy up to 61.4mpg.
Both models, now available in showrooms across the UK, are based on the 2.2-litre diesel 150ps 2WD SE-L, with manual transmission and feature the addition of a powered tilt-and-slide glass sunroof, full leather trim in Black or Stone (no cost option), a six-way power adjustable driver’s seat and heated front seats with three-stage temperature settings.
“Many potential Mazda customers have expressed an interest in being able to acquire a CX-5 with a sunroof and leather trim without having to purchase a range-topping Sport model. Now, responding to that latent demand, we are adding two models to our Mazda CX-5 range, based on our most popular and economical powertrain – the 2.2-litre diesel 150ps with 2WD and six-speed manual transmission. The premium is an extremely modest £1,200 for an upgraded specification which would cost more than £2,500 with some rival brands,” comments Peter Allibon, Sales Director, Mazda UK.
The Mazda CX-5 2.2-litre diesel 150ps 2WD SE-L Lux is available from £24,495 on the road (OTR), while the SE-L Lux Nav costs from £25,195 (OTR) – both prices being £1,200 above the standard SE-L models.
“Every Mazda CX-5 offers customers a remarkably compelling ownership proposition, thanks to its typically Mazda fun-to-drive performance, high specifications, attractive pricing, low running costs and excellent residualvalues,” adds Allibon.
Mazda’s ability to defy convention and deliver uniquely appealing cars with innovative fuel-saving SKYACTIV technology, such as the CX-5, has been given numerous glowing third-party endorsements over the last 12 months.
Most recently, Mazda CX-5 won the SUV category in the 2013 Women’s World Car of the Year Awards. Earlier this year, the Mazda CX-5 won awards from Auto Express, WhatCar?, Total 4×4 and Fleet Worldmagazines. Popular weekly magazine Auto Express praised the Mazda CX-5 for “rewriting the rulebooks for crossovers with a blend of great looks, useful practicality, loads of tech and low running costs” – claiming the ‘Best Crossover’ crown for the second year in a row.
Experts at Britain’s best selling car buyer’s guide WhatCar?, named the 150ps diesel Mazda CX-5 as Britain’s ‘Best Buy’ SUV in the under £25,000 category, stating: “This really is one of the finest diesels you can buy. There’s bags of room for four tall adults, the boot is huge and the rear seats fold down easily. With low running costs and remarkable CO2 emissions,you end up with an unbeatable buy.”
The 20-strong range of Mazda CX-5 models is priced from £21,595 to £29,395 on the road. Customers can choose petrol or diesel engines, manual or automatic transmissions and 2-wheel drive (2WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD) – depending on model. CO2 emissions start at 119g/km with fuel economy up to 61.4mpg.
Mazda CX-5 SE-L Lux Spec
17-inch Alloy wheels
Power tilt-and-slide sunroof
Push button start
USB, iPod and AUX jack connectivity
Dual-zone climate control air-conditioning
Front fog lights
Front and rear parking sensors
Rain-sensing front wipers
Integrated Bluetooth® system
5.8-inch colour touch screen
Mazda Multimedia Commander
Smart City Brake Support
Black leather trim
Heated front seats with 3-stage settings
6-Way power adjustable driver’s seat
Integrated Navigation (SE-L Lux Nav models)
Mazda CX-5 / Performance & Economy
| Top Speed
|2.2 SE-L Lux
|2.2 SE-L Lux NAV
Mazda CX-5 / Prices
| ‘On the road’
|2.2 SE-L Lux
|2.2 SE-L Lux NAV
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