Used 2013 Mazda CX-5 SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2013 Mazda CX-5 SUV Crossover

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 Pros Phenomenal fuel-economy at 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.

 Pros All-wheel drive available is an option on all trims.

 Pros Stunning exterior styling.

 Pros High-quality materials used throughout cabin.

 Pros Scored perfectly on crash test ratings.

 Pros Stops from 60 mph in a respectable distance.

 Pros Innovative rear seat makes the most of cargo space.

 Pros All five-passengers receive plenty of legroom.

 Pros Ton of cargo space is available.

 Pros Popular equipment from higher trims are available as options on lower ones.

 Pros Choice of two transmissions.

 Pros Fun to drive.

 Pros Capable steering, suspension and braking.

 Pros Automatic transmission shifts unbelievably smooth.

 Cons Four-cylinder engine delivers slow acceleration.

 Cons No six-cylinder engine is available, which many drivers prefer in a sport utility vehicle.

 Cons Minimal towing capacity.

 Cons No rear seat entertainment system available.

 Cons TomTom navigation system is only satisfactory. It can be rather slow and most apps on smartphones are faster and more efficient.

 Cons Cabin is rather loud, especially on the highway.

 Cons No third row seat available.

 Cons Adding on options and packages can make CX-5 rather expensive. You are almost better opting for the Grand Touring trim, rather than adding on everything separate.