How Powerful is the 2020 MAZDA CX-5?

April 11th, 2020 by

2020 Mazda CX-5

The buzz surrounding this small crossover has lots of Henderson drivers asking one question: Just how powerful is the Mazda CX-5? When it comes to performance, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 stands head-and-shoulders above its competitors in the compact SUV class. Offering three energetic engine options, fun yet stable handling, and great fuel economy estimates across the lineup, the Mazda CX-5 ticks all the boxes. Below, we’ll take a look at the Mazda CX-5 engine options, specs, and more!

2020 MAZDA CX-5 Engine Options

How powerful is the Mazda CX-5? This speedy SUV offers a satisfying four-cylinder engine on the base trim, and two exciting Mazda CX-5 engine options — a turbo4 that boosts Mazda CX-5 horsepower to 227, and a diesel engine available on i-Activ AWD@ models. Compare your Mazda CX-5 engine options below:

2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine

  • Standard on Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trims
  • 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission

Turbo 2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine

  • Standard on Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trims
  • 227 hp with regular gas
  • 250 hp with premium gas
  • 310 lb-ft of torque

2.2L Turbo Diesel Engine

  • Available on all-wheel drive models
  • 168 horsepower

MAZDA CX-5 Engine Options: Fuel Efficiency Estimates

Power isn’t everything when you’re on the road for your Boulder City commute. Fortunately, the Mazda CX-5 horsepower is matched by some of the best fuel efficiency ratings in the compact SUV class. Of the Mazda CX-5 engine options, you’ll get the best MPG with the base 187-hp engine in a FWD configuration. Here’s a look at the kind of efficiency you can expect from this fuel-saving SUV:

MAZDA CX-5 Engine Options: MPG

  • MAZDA CX-5 – 187-hp engine with FWD — 25 mpg city / 31 mpg highway*
  • MAZDA CX-5 – 187-hp engine with i-Activ AWD@ — 24 mpg city / 30 mpg highway*
  • MAZDA CX-5 – 227-hp engine with FWD— 22 mpg city / 27 mpg highway*
  • MAZDA CX-5 – 277-hp engine with i-Activ AWD@ — 22 mpg city / 27 mpg highway*

MAZDA CX-5 Suspension and Handling

Maneuvering downtown Henderson and getting into tight spaces is no problem in the Mazda CX-5, either. Crisp steering and agile handling, combined with suspension that easily absorbs road imperfections, gives you the control you need for confident driving in Boulder City traffic.

Discover More MAZDA-CX-5 Features with Findlay Mazda

Want to hear more about Mazda CX-5 horsepower and performance features? Contact us to get all the details about this impressive compact SUV. Compare trim levels and find your favorite features when you browse our 2020 CX-5 inventory, check out the Mazda CX-30 price, or get the car-buying process underway with an online financing application today!

*EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.

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