2021 MAZDA CX-5 Reviews

May 24th, 2021 by

2021 Mazda CX-5 Parked on Street

The Mazda CX-5 reviews are in, and the critics have deemed this crossover a 2021 list-topper. If you’re shopping for a compact SUV around Redondo Beach, take a look at some excerpts from 2021 Mazda CX-5 reviews we’ve collected to see what automotive journalists have been saying. Then, fill out a pre-approval and contact South Bay Mazda to book a test drive in Torrance.

Highlights from the 2021 MAZDA CX-5 Reviews

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 has been listed #1 by U.S. News in their list of the top “Compact SUVs” with an aggregated score of “8.8/10” across 36 professional reviews. We can safely say that, automotive journalists favor the 2021 Mazda CX-5 as the best option for any Manhattan Beach drivers shopping for a new Compact SUV. Let’s take a closer look at what the critics are saying in the following Mazda CX-5 review excerpts:

  • U.S. News: “The CX-5 feels like a luxury vehicle with a cabin featuring high-end materials everywhere you look and touch. The top trim comes with amenities that few affordable crossovers offer, including Nappa leather upholstery and real wood trim pieces.”
  • Car and Driver: “You don’t need to drive the CX-5 hard to enjoy it or to appreciate its excellence. Sure, its precise steering and composed cornering make for one helluva Sunday cruise. But it also soaks up rough roads without commotion and has the ride quality of crossovers that cost twice as much. This harmonious interplay of dynamics is unrivaled by its competitors. Pavement imperfections are isolated, road noise is minimal, and the damping is neither stiff nor floaty. At the same time, the Mazda comes alive on curvy roads. The electrically assisted steering provides satisfying responses.”
  • Edmunds: “The elevated ride height and superior passenger and cargo room of small SUVs make them far more sensible than the typical small sedan. The downside is that sensible isn’t normally sexy, but that’s where the 2021 Mazda CX-5 comes in. This SUV boasts sleek styling and impressive handling abilities to match. It also has a top-notch interior and a strong optional turbocharged engine that wouldn’t seem out of place in a BMW. These traits have helped the CX-5 earn a place near the top of our rankings of the best small SUVs.”

2021 MAZDA CX-5 Highlights

Take a look at some of the highlight features that helped this new Mazda crossover score universal acclaim in the Mazda CX-5 reviews. Some our favorite standard and available feature highlights include:

  • i-ACTIV AWD® with Off-road Traction Assist
  • Automatic rain-sensing variable-intermittent windshield wipers
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control with pollen filter
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System
  • Caturra Brown Nappa leather-trimmed seats
  • Heated front seats with 3 level adjustment
  • Heated rear seats with 3 level adjustment
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Genuine layered wood trim
  • Windshield-projected Active Driving Display
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • 360º View Monitor
  • And so much more!

Write Your Own 2021 MAZDA CX-5 Review

Now that you’ve read the Mazda CX-5 reviews, give South Bay Mazda a call at (310) 974-8177 to test drive this year’s model near Redondo Beach. We’ll demo all of its highlight features and give you a feel for its responsive handling and performance. If you’re still in research mode, take a moment to explore our Mazda research guides for helpful reads like our comparison between the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and 2021 Mazda CX-9. We look forward to showing you all the 2021 Mazda CX-5 has to offer!

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