Our Driving Experience with the 2019 Mazda CX-5


Drivers who long for good handling and thrilling moves, while people must stare at the glamorous car, should be recommended the 2019 Mazda CX-5 that is solely focused to satiate the strong driving instincts. Through the 2019 CX-5 series Mazda shows its keenness in making a car that hits equally on aesthetic sense and practicality.

As learned from the Conroe Mazda dealer the lineup of 2019 Mazda CX-5 is sold in Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature trims.

What’s Under the Hood

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 shows a dynamic line of powertrain that are evenly distributed among its above mentioned five trim levels. While the lower three trims run on a 187-horsepower making inline-4 engine that is paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission, the top trims move on a 227-hp making 2.5-liter turbo-4 engines that deliver quicker rides than the lower trims that drive only at moderate speed with a good amount of thrash. On all the trim levels, Mazda keeps the all-wheel drive as an option.

However the entire range of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 gleam with their superb handling. While the driver enjoys its responsive steering, the passengers can have a firm and pleasurable ride every time they get into a 2019 Mazda CX-5. Anyone who had a driving experience with the 2019 Mazda CX-5 would agree how gently it can cover up the bumps that its 19-inch wheels tackle with ease while its stiffer suspension tame them down.

If you choose to drive the lighter front-driven models, you get 8.6-seconds to raise the speed to 60 mph from a dead stop, while with the AWD models, the time crosses 8.8 seconds. It is a record that goes at par with the standards of the base-crossover segment.

Handling and Ride Comfort

When we drove the 2019 Mazda CX-5, we experienced a calm and quiet ride that resulted from its  independent suspension that are fitted well at all of its four corners. Moreover, Mazda has installed strong struts at the front, and links in back, that enables the 2019 CX-5 series get a firm leash even on the bouncy roads and in high motions. The Sport trim models felt a bit more softer, as the rides  get the support of 17-inch wheels and tires. Climbing higher the price ladder to the Signature trim will give you the freedom to drive with turbo engines along with the big supportive 19-inch wheels that enhance the firmness of the rides.

The Bottom Line

Our driving experience with the 2019 Mazda CX-5 at the showroom of the Mazda dealer Conroe, made us realize one thing that Mazda’s decision to tune up the chassis for this year helped a lot to make the driving with the 2019 Mazda CX-5 a pleasurable one. The power of the turbo engines in tune with a traction-control mode shifted the weight of the car with ease. Overall, our drive with the 2019 Mazda CX-5 still remains in our memory as a cool and collected one.

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