After the first photo, released by a Chinese government official, following a request for the crossover to be adopted in China, look, Mazda officially presents the update of its largest SUV, the CX-5, for 2022. Along with several important technological innovations, but also with a new layer structure.
Today, the oldest SUV in the Hiroshima brand’s lineup, the Mazda CX-5 is being updated for next year, starting with the cosmetic aspect. Although in this case, it is done very wisely and that requires some attention, to discover everything that has changed.
Therefore, the long-term study shows the optics and headlights, contributing to a more aggressive look at the front, accompanied by a new, more familiar three-dimensional grille. In addition to being associated, as usual, with the wing that serves as a signature in the current examples of Mazda.
Also abroad, the proposal of a new exterior color, called Zircon Sand, as well as three new denominations in terms of equipment: Newground, Homura and High +.
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Starting with the Newground, the presence of several styling elements in silver tone in the lower areas of the bumpers and in the door trim, black exterior mirrors, lime green elements on the front grille and 19 alloy wheels in arranged black . Moving on to the interior, suede upholstery and lime green seams, the same color that is also in the air vents.
The middle version of Homura, on the other hand, adds a sportier gloss black front grille finish, signature wing, lower part of the bumper, wheel arches, trim doors and mirrors outside, as well as 19″ alloy wheels with a black metallic finish. All this, with red accents on the front grille, a color that also appears in the seams of the black leather seats, steering wheel, gearshift lever and door panels.
Finally, the Top+ version, which features a single exterior color and silver 19″ alloy wheels. While the interior features Nappa leather and real wood grain upholstery.
More and better technology
Also in the passenger room and offered in all versions, a new area, in the central console, for the induction charge of the smartphone, while, in the luggage compartment, a two-piece flip floor, at the level of access, seeks to facilitate loading and. unloading operations.. In terms of Newground versions, there is also a mat for the cargo area and a water-resistant side.
Moving on to the i-Activsense safety systems package available with the Mazda CX-5, the offer is enhanced by the introduction of Cruising & Traffic Support (CTS) technology, which seeks to reduce driver fatigue levels, assist during acceleration, braking and. change direction during traffic jams. This, at the same time that Adaptive LED Lights (ALH) were also improved, in this case, as a way to ensure a more refined distribution of light.
Also new is the Mazda Intelligent Drive system, or Mi-Drive, which allows a selection of different driving modes. In the case of versions equipped with the i-Activ AWD all-wheel drive system, they also benefit from the Off-Road mode, capable of ensuring greater safety on surfaces with little grip.
Finally, the beginning, in this example, of the Skyactiv-Vehicle Design, which, Mazda’s guarantee, has brought about improvements in terms of structure and bodywork, suspension and seats, as well as improving comfort, while driving, and reducing fatigue. Thanks also to the excellent soundproofing against the noise coming from the outside and, in particular, from the floor or more abrasive gravel.
It will arrive in 2022
Mazda also announces that the updated CX-5 should reach the main European markets at the beginning of 2022. It is not yet clear if, if this new model of the range or the launch date will be used. to Portugal.