2016 Mazda CX-5 Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government | Edmunds

2016 Mazda CX-5 Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


WASHINGTON — The 2016 Mazda CX-5 SUV earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Five stars is the highest rating.

The 2016 CX-5 received four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.

The rating applies to front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the CX-5, which is on sale now at Mazda dealerships.

Standard safety equipment on the 2016 CX-5 includes antilock brakes, traction control and six airbags. A new rearview camera package is available on Sport AT models. A new i-Activsense package is available on GT models. It includes smart brake support with collision warning, lane-departure warning and radar cruise control.

The 2016 CX-5 has been named a 2015 Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The CX-5 received "good" scores in all Institute crash tests.

Key CX-5 competitors include the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers should note that the 2016 Ford Escape, Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 have not been rated by NHTSA.

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