Vehicle2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
ReviewReview of our car after 2-1/2 years of ownership.
Our 2014 CX5 GS AWD continues to be a good vehicle and everything continues to be pretty much as expected.
The gas mileage continues to be low 20's around town and high 20's on the highway. A little lower than I would like for a small vehicle, but comparable to others.
The performance though, remains mediocre at best - Mazda really needs to work on this...
Lack of interior lighting in the rear remains a real miss.
Bose Audio system is very nice! Some indicate it's not a "true" Bose, but it is quite acceptable.
Had a periodic issue with the tire pressure sensor telling us air is low when it's w/in 1 lb of standard.
Apparently it's very sensitive - too much so! This issue is no longer occurring - a software update may have cured it.
A few entertainment system gremlins have popped up requiring some shop visits to fix Bluetooth and USB. Nothing huge, but a little new for this to happen in my opinion.
See likes/dislikes below for various features.
Over-all, still a good choice!
on 08/15/14 12:24 PM (PDT)
The 2.5 liter is the most powerful 4 cylinder engine in any CUV in this class; there's no way to get anything stronger and maintain the gas mileage right now. If you need more, get a V6. Of course things slide around easily in the cargo area without a net; this can be said of any car in the world. Go buy a cargo net.Report it
on 10/07/14 08:19 AM (PDT)
As far as the tire pressure sensor goes, have you reset the sensor? If a tire becomes low, once you refill to near the standard psi you must go in manually and reset the sensor. Refer to your operations manual to do so!Report it
on 03/12/15 08:48 AM (PDT)
@mazda guru - this is my review, not your place to criticize. My review is advising that things slide around a lot more than other vehicles I have owned. @ mrbeaverman - the dealership handles it all. Yes - the sensor gets reset and yes - it is extremely sensitive. Others have also noted this in their reviews...Report it
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