The tweaked 2022 Mazda CX-5 range is now available with prices starting from $32,190 plus on-road costs.
For 2022, the range has been reduced from 16 variants to 12. The entry-level Maxx grade is now exclusively offered with a 2.0-litre engine and front-wheel drive, while the diesel-powered Maxx Sport and Touring models have been cut along with the GT variant.
Mazda says the update includes redesigned seats to help provide greater stability, a recalibrated transmission, improvements to the dampening control structure, and increased frame rigidity. According to the brand, these revisions help suppress unpleasant vibrations, reduce road noise, and provide a higher quality of ride comfort.
Petrol-powered all-wheel drive models will also get Mazda intelligent Drive Select (Mi-Drive) which allows drivers to optimise the car for the driving situation.
All grades feature a new signature wing and front grille design, plus restyled headlights and taillights. There’s also a new Zircon Sand Metallic body colour.
The new Touring Active variant is distinguished by lime green accents on the grille, seat upholstery and air-conditioning louvres.
The range-topping Akera loses the black plastic cladding for body-coloured cladding and gains fresh bright silver wheels.
Scroll below for full pricing and each grade’s equipment highlights.
All of the engine options are carried over from the previous year. The base car uses a 2.0-litre 115kW/200Nm naturally-aspirated petrol unit matched to either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.
The 2.5-litre 140kW/252Nm four-cylinder petrol engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission is available from the Maxx Sport up.
Touring Active and Akera models can be had with a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine producing 140kW and 450Nm. It’s paired with a six-speed automatic and all-wheel drive.
The flagship 2.5-litre turbocharged petrol four-cylinder engine is available in GT SP and Akera grades, it develops 170kW and 420Nm. A six-speed automatic sends drive to all four wheels.
2022 Mazda CX-5 pricing (excludes on-road costs):
CX-5 Maxx 2.0 petrol FWD manual – $32,190 (up $1000)
CX-5 Maxx 2.0 petrol FWD auto – $34,190 (up $1000)
CX-5 Maxx Sport petrol 2.5 FWD auto – $37,990 (new)
CX-5 Maxx Sport petrol 2.5 AWD auto – $40,490 (up $1000)
CX-5 Touring 2.5 petrol AWD auto – $42,380 (up $1100)
CX-5 Touring Active 2.5 petrol AWD auto – $42,680 (new)
CX-5 Touring Active 2.2 diesel AWD auto – $45,680 (new)
CX-5 GT SP 2.5 petrol AWD auto – $48,790 (up $1300)
CX-5 GT SP 2.5 turbo petrol AWD auto – $51,290 (up $1300)
CX-5 Akera 2.5 petrol AWD auto – $50,680 (up $1300)
CX-5 Akera 2.5 turbo petrol AWD auto – $53,180 (up $1300)
CX-5 Akera 2.2 diesel AWD auto – $53,680 (up $1300)
2022 Mazda CX-5 equipment highlights:
17-inch alloy wheels with 225/65 tyres
Automatic LED headlights
Rear seats with reclining function and 40/20/40 split-fold backrest
Black cloth seat trim
8.0-inch touchscreen (MZD Connect)
7.0-inch digital instrument binnacle
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
AM/FM radio, DAB+
Electric parking brake with Auto Hold
Leather-wrapped gear shift knob and steering wheel
Maxx Sport adds
Dual-zone climate control
Rear-view mirror with auto-dimming
Rear seats with centre armrest storage and USB charging ports
Traffic sign recognition
Body-coloured, heated mirrors with auto-fold
Black Maztex/Black Grand Luxe synthetic suede seat trim
Front parking sensors
Wireless smartphone charging
Reversible cargo floorboard
Touring Active adds
17-inch alloy wheels (grey metallic)
Green accented seat trim
Side mirror caps in piano black
GT SP adds
19-inch alloy wheels (black metallic) with
10.25-inch widescreen infotainment display (Mazda Connect)
Power sliding and tilt-glass sunroof
Hands-free kick-operated power tailgate
Heated, powered front seats with driver memory
Black leather seat trim with contrast red stitching
Premium Bose 249-watt amplifier and 10 speakers (including subwoofer)
19-inch alloy wheels (brilliant dark)
Adaptive LED headlights
Ventilated front seats
Heated outer rear seats
Dark russet Nappa leather seat trim
Heated steering wheel
Frameless rear-view mirror
Real wood door and dashboard trim inserts
Unique overhead console
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