2020 MAZDA CX-5 Towing Capacity

March 31st, 2020 by

Mazda CX-5 Parked on Side of Street In Front of Store

The CX-5 is a small crossover with big power under the hood: properly equipped, the Mazda CX-5 towing capacity can reach 2,000 pounds. That’s plenty for a pop-up trailer or small motorized boat, or any sporting equipment you need to haul across Redondo Beach. Ready to dive into the details? Keep reading for Mazda towing capacity specs and towing-specific features. Or, browse our 2020 CX-5 inventory to start comparing trims and options!

How Much Can the MAZDA CX-5 Tow?

If you want a compact SUV with the agility for downtown drives in Manhattan Beach, yet enough power for heavy-duty hauling, the Mazda CX-5 deserves your keen attention. You won’t find performance like this in any other small SUV on the market: the Mazda CX-5 towing capacity reaches 2,000 lbs when equipped with the available 227-hp I-4 gas engine. Alternatively, you can opt for the 187-hp engine’s excellent 25/31city/hwy fuel economy. Check out the Mazda CX-5 engines below:

2020 MAZDA CX-5 Engine Options

Standard 2.5L I-4 Gas Engine

  • 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque
  • 25/31city/hwy MPG*

Available 2.5L I-4 Gas Engine

  • 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 227 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque
  • 22/27 city/hwy MPG*

Available 2.2-liter I-4 Diesel Engine

  • 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 168 hp and 290 lb-ft of torque
  • 27/30 city/hwy MPG*

Mazda CX-5 Rear End Closeup

MAZDA CX-5 Towing Safety Features

That impressive Mazda towing capacity is matched by advanced features to keep you safe for the long haul. Even while towing heavy loads or a large trailer through Hawthorne, Mazda towing-specific features sense road conditions and make adjustments to maintain traction and balance. The following safety systems partner with your Mazda towing capacity for excellent all-around towing performance:

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection
  • Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brake Force Distribution & Brake Assist
  • Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control System
  • Hill Launch Assist

If you’re looking to boost towing capability even more, you can do it with optional towing features and genuine Mazda OEM accessories. Browse and order parts online, and contact the South Bay Mazda parts center to learn more.

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Looking for a different balance of Mazda capability and towing features? Compare Mazda towing capacity between SUV models like the Mazda CX-3, Mazda CX-9, and Mazda CX-30. If you’re satisfied with the Mazda CX-5 towing capacity, and want to learn more about the available Mazda CX-5 accessories or Mazda CX-5 dimensions, Mazda CX-5 colors, then contact us at South Bay Mazda for next steps!

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