October 2, 2019, Kuala Lumpur – Bermaz Motor Sdn Bhd, the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles and spare parts in Malaysia, has launched new complete knocked-down (CKD) 2019 CX-5 with five variants and three engines options.
The base variant 2.0L 2WD Mid SkyActiv-G and the 2.0L 2WD High SkyActiv-G variant are powered by the SkyActiv-G 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated (NA) Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC) 16-valve 4 cylinder with VVT petrol engine, mated to the SkyActiv Drive 6-speed automatic with manual shift mode. The engine generates 162 hp at 6,000 rpm and 213 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. It has a top speed of 176 kph and a fuel efficiency rating of 6.9 l/100km.
There is also the 2.5-litre NA DOHC 16-valve 4 cylinder with VVT petrol engine and the 2.5-litre turbocharged DOHC 16-valve 4 cylinder with VVT petrol engine, are paired with the SkyActiv Drive 6-speed automatic with manual shift mode, for the 2.5L 2WD High SkyActiv-G and the range topping 2.5L AWD High Turbocharged SkyActiv-G variants.
The NA engine produces 192 hp at 6,000 rpm and 258 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm , while the turbocharged variant churns out 228 hp at 5,000 rpm and 420 Nm of torque at 2,000 rpm. The top speed is rated at 196 kph (2WD) and 226 kph (AWD), as well as a fuel efficiency rating of 7.3 l/100km (2WD) and 8.2 l/100km (AWD).
Finally, the SkyActiv-D 2.2-litre Turbodiesel DOHC 16-valve 4 cylinder diesel engine, is available in the 2.2L 2WD High SkyActiv-D variant. It is also hooked on the SkyActiv Drive 6-speed automatic with manual shift mode. Resulting to 188 hp at 4,500 rpm and 450 Nm of torque at 2,000 rpm. Top speed is rated at 211 kph, while the fuel efficiency is rated at 5.5 l/100km.
The new 2019 Mazda CX-5 is measured in at 4,550 mm in length, 1,840 mm in width, 1,675 mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,700 mm. It has a 442 litres of boot space with all seats up and a fuel tank capacity of 56 litres (except for the 2.5L AWD High Turbocharged SkyActiv-G with 58 litres).
All variants are equipped with the LED signature auto headlamps with auto leveling function, LED daytime running lights (DRLs), LED signature combination taillights, LED front fog lamps, bulb rear fog lamps, auto wipers, power folding side mirrors with turn signals, shark fin antenna, rear roof spoiler, powered tailgate, Mazda Advance Keyless Entry, dual exhaust system, multi-function leather steering, auto dimming rear view mirror, power windows, sport mode drive switch, dual-zone auto climate control, rear air-vents, sunglasses holder, leather upholstery, 10-way powered adjusted driver seat and 6-way powered adjusted passenger seat and parking sensors all around the CX-5.
However, the base variant 2.0L 2WD Mid SkyActiv-G comes with the bulb DRLs, bulb type signature combination taillights, fabric seats, and misses out in the keyless entry, powered tailgate, powered adjusted front seats, leather upholstery and front parking sensors. At the same time, the 2.0L variants are fitted on the 17-inch alloy wheels and the 4.6-inch TFT LCD instrument cluster , while the rest gets the 19-inch alloy wheels and the 7-inch TFT display instrument cluster. There is also the heads-up display for the 2.2L 2WD High SkyActiv-D and the 2.5L AWD High Turbocharged SkyActiv-G variants. Meanwhile, the range topping variant has the colour windshield-projection display.
For the infotainment system, all variants is equipped with the 7-inch full touchscreen display, Mazda Connect Infotainment System with voice command, and the six-speaker sound system. It is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible, as well as GPS navigation system ready (except for the base variant).
As for the safety aspects of the CX-5, all variants are fitted with the 360 view monitor (except for the base 2.0L 2WD Mid SkyActiv-G variant comes with reverse camera), six SRS airbags, anti-lock braking system, dynamic stability control, electronic brakeforce distribution, emergency brake assist, traction control, emergency stop signal, hill launch assist, auto hold function, speed sensing auto lock, walk away lock (except the 2.0L 2WD Mid SkyActiv-G variant), seat-belts warning system, engine-immobilizer anti-theft system, and ISOFIX childseat mounting points.
Meanwhile, except the base 2.0L 2WD Mid SkyActiv-G variant, the rest gets the advance safety technology. The 2.2L 2WD High SkyActiv-D and the 2.5L AWD High Turbocharged SkyActiv-G variants are equipped with the adaptive LED headlamps, blind spot monitoring system, rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning system, lane-keep assist system driver attention alert and the smart city brake support for front and rear.
The 2.5L 2WD High SkyActiv-G and the 2.0L 2WD High SkyActiv-G variants is fitted with the adaptive front lighting system, blind spot monitoring system rear cross traffic alert and the smart city brake support for the front, while the former gets the rear support as well, and the driver attention alert system.
Pricing wise, the 2.0L 2WD Mid SkyActiv-G and the 2.0L 2WD High SkyActiv-G variants are priced at RM 137,379.20 and RM 154,379.20, respectively, while the 2.5L 2WD High SkyActiv-G variant is retailed at RM 167,770.40. The 2.2L 2WD High SkyActiv-D variant carries a price tag of RM 172,532.80, while the range topping 2.5L AWD High Turbocharged SkyActiv-G variant is selling at RM 181,770.40. All prices mentioned are the on-the-road price excluding insurance.
There are eight exteriour colours to choose from – Deep Crystal Blue, Sonic Silver, Meteor Grey, Arctic White, Jet Black, Soul Red Crystal, Machine Grey and Snowflake White Pearl. The last three colours (bottom 3 from right) are considered the premium paint and it cost an additional RM 3,000 for it.
The new 2019 Mazda CX-5 is covered by a five years or 100,000km whichever comes first free maintenance and manufacturer warranty.