2014 Mazda CX-5 Consumer Review: Well-priced and fun Small CUV
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2014 Mazda CX-5 - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

99 Total Reviews

Sport 4dr SUV (2.0L 4-cyl. 6-speed Manual)

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12 of 23 people found this review helpful
Well-priced and fun Small CUV
By benny_boy on

Vehicle

2014 Mazda CX-5 Sport 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 6M)

Review

Have had this car for 3000 miles in 3 months. Happy with my choice so far.

I am 6'-2" and I have two toddlers. My wife is already driving a minivan. So, i was looking for a car that can fit the whole family occasionally, yet compact enough to fit the short street curb between driveways in san francisco, versatile, two car seats, good looking, satisfying to drive, sit high, around $22,000 (out of the door), good mpg for my long commute and respected. I have found all these in my new cx-5.

I was not considering mazda. But then, i got a chance to drive a mazda3 rental with a skyactiv engine. I re-discovered the driving experience I loved so much with my old BMW 3 series.
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Update: 26,000 miles, 3.5 years. Still love it.

Best Features

  • Road holding
  • Shifting
  • Steering
  • Getting in out
  • Noise and vibration
  • Front seats
  • Quality of materials
  • Logic of controls
  • Outward visibility
  • Headlights
  • Climate control
  • Repair frequency
  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Electronics
  • Purchase cost
  • Fuel economy
  • Resale value
  • Maintenance cost

Worst Features

  • Acceleration

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