2018 Mazda CX-5 SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 SUV Crossover

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 Pros Front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive can be configured for all trims.

 Pros The handling shows agility, and the vehicle attacks corners with authority.

 Pros The steering is accurate, and there is progressive feedback from the pavement.

 Pros The brakes are reliable, and the pedal was firm, which provides ease of control.

 Pros The base trim comes standard with several advanced safety and driver aids.

 Pros Excellent safety ratings offer a sense of security for the potential buyer.

 Pros Entering the cabin doesn’t require much effort because of the low door sills.

 Pros The front seats offer enough support and are contoured to fit most passengers.

 Pros The firm suspension remained compliant and the ride isn’t harsh.

 Pros It is a fuel-efficient vehicle for both city and highway driving.

 Cons There is no option for a more powerful engine for the more expensive trims.

 Cons The engine’s power delivery is average at best and does not have a sense of urgency.

 Cons There is no Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available.

 Cons The sunroof and bigger wheels are not available for the base trim.

 Cons The door opening for the back row is narrower than the front row.

 Cons There is limited headroom and legroom for the second row.

 Cons The side support for the front seats is not firm enough during sharp cornering.

 Cons The rear seats are flat and uncomfortable during long trips.

 Cons Leather upholstery is only available on the most expensive trim.