Mazda CX 5 in Kenya is one of the trending SUVs. Loved by many and a good number of critics, the Mazda SUV was received with lot of enthusiasm. Designed by Kodoo Ui design language, just like the Mazda Atenza and the Axela, The Mazda CX 5 price in Kenya remains reasonable compared to its peers. The Mazda CX 5 has been in two generations, first was produced between 2012 and 2017 the other is from 2017 to date. The CX 5 came as a replacement of the then Mazda Tribute and Mazda CX 7 which was discontinued.
Being in a crowded field where the Nissan X-trail, Toyota Rav4, Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester and VW Tiguan had already occupied their space, The CX 5 came in style, elegance and fuel efficiency and won the 2012-2013 Japanese car of the year award.
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Mazda CX 5 Performance
The CX 5 majorly come with three engine set up, The 2.0 Petrol, the 2.2 Diesel and the 2.5 Petrol engine. The 2.2 turbo charge and most popular in Japan, in Europe there is a 2.2 non turbo diesel. All this models comes with either an all-wheel drive (AWD) configuration or a 2-wheel drive set up. Mazda CX 5 2000cc Petrol produces a 153HP and a Torque of 196nm. The power to weight ratio of this model is about 79.2 Watt/KG. The 20s model can accelerate from 0-80KM/h within 7s and 10.5s for 0-100km/h.
The Mazda CX 5 2.2D turbo has a better performance. The 2200cc diesel model produces a 173HP and a torque of 420nm. The car produces a power to weight ratio of about 84watt/KG. This model can accelerate from 0-80KM/h at just 5.8seconds and from0-100KM/h at just 8 seconds.
The Mazda CX 5 25s is the most powerful in the series. It is powered by a 2500CC petrol Engine. The engine produces an 185HP and a 250nm torque. This model has a Power to weight ratio of about 93.2watt/Kg. It can accelerate from 0-80km/h at about 5.9 seconds and from 0 -100Km/h at about 8.3 seconds.
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Mazda CX 5 Fuel Consumption
The CX 5 is one of the most fuel efficient SUVs on Kenyan road today. Not only the diesel versions which have proved to make even 17Km/l but also petrol engines that have confirmed to do better than the peers.
Mazda CX 5 20s Fuel consumption
The 20s is the least powerful version of CX 5. The car can consume and average of 12-13KM/H on highway and 8-9km/h on a city traffic.
Mazda CX 5 Diesel fuel consumption
The Mazda CX 5 Diesel is the most fuel efficient, and one with the highest torque. The 2200cc Mazda CX 5 can go for about 15-18KM per liter on highway. The Car can go for about 10-11Km /l on a city traffic. This is better than any of non-hybrid SUVs around.
Mazda CX 5 25s Fuel consumption
Believed to be the most premium, most powerful and classy, the 2500cc version is also believed to be the thirstiest. But statistics proves that this version of CX 5 is more fuel efficient than even some salon cars. Mazda CX 5 25S can go for 11-13.5KM per liter on Highway and 7-8.5 Km/ liter in a city traffic. This is better than most of its peers.
Mazda CX 5 Price in Kenya
It’s easy to find a Mazda CX 5 for sale in Kenya. You will find one in almost car yard in Nairobi. Compared to its peers, Mazda CX 5 Price in Kenya is relatively fair. During its early days, the Mazda CX 5 price in Kenya was about 1.5M – 1.8M, today the Mazda CX 5 in Kenya will cost about 2.2M-2.3M for the diesel version and about 2.4M-2.6M for the petrol version. A brand new 2022 Mazda CX 5 price in Kenya is about 6.5M Kenyan shillings today at CMC motors.
The Mazda CX 5 2017 price in Kenya is higher than the previous generation. The 2017 CX 5 in Kenya being the new model in town will cost KSh. 3,200,000 to 3.6M.
Mazda CX 5 Price in Mombasa
The Mazda CX 5 price in Mombasa is slightly better than Nairobi. In Mombasa, a 2015 CX 15 will start from Ksh. 2M.
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Mazda CX 5 Interior Review
The car interior features five passenger seats, state-of-the-art technology, and ample cargo space.
Additionally, the new generation model is an improvement from the previous model, and it features:
- 30.9 cubic feet cargo space which can be extended to 60 cubic feet by folding the back seat
- 7-inch touch screen display
- Cruise control
Comfort and Legroom
The model has enough space and comfortable seats.
With 41 inches, front-seat legroom, and a 39.6 inches back seat legroom, everybody feels comfortable and enjoys the ride.
Mazda CX-5 2017
In 2017 Mazda worldwide introduced the all new Mazda CX5 and the bigger Mazda CX-8 for the Japanese market. While the larger Mazda CX-9 was launched in US, Australia and South Africa Market. This new line up looks more aggressive and lady for the market.