2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Long-Term Road Test

2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD: Hitting Triple Digits, But Not the Fun Kind

September 12, 2013

2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD

We used our 2014 Mazda CX-5 to haul gear to and from the test track the other day, and were pleased to discover the air-conditioning system is fully capable to deal with a Southern California heat wave.

Had I been able to snap a steady, well-lit photo while driving on the freeway, it would've read 107. Even the windows were warm to the touch, but I was as cool as a cucumber.

Chris Walton, Chief Road Test Editor

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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2014 Mazda CX-5 in VA is:

$159 per month*
* Explanation