$23,585 - $26,108
Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range

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Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range
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Touring Key Features & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$23,585 - $26,108
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24-25 City / 30-31 HWY

Mechanical Features

  • Engine: 2.5L SKYACTIV-G DOHC 16-Valve 4-Cylinder -inc: cylinder deactivation
  • Transmission: 6-Speed SKYACTIV-Drive Automatic -inc: manual-shift mode and sport mode
  • 4.624 Axle Ratio
  • 4.325 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 4,643 lbs
  • GVWR: 4,515 lbs
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • Automatic Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 100 Amp Alternator
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 14.8 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • 15.3 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake

Exterior Features

  • Wheels: 19 x 7J Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P225/55R19
  • Wheels w/Silver Accents
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Black Bodyside Cladding and Black Wheel Well Trim
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper, Heated Wiper Park and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Black Grille w/Chrome Accents
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off

Entertainment Features

  • Radio: AM/FM/HD Audio System -inc: 7" full-color touch-screen display, 6-speakers, digital clock, audio menu voice-command, auxiliary audio input jack, Bluetooth hands free phone and audio, multi-function Commander Control and 4 USB audio inputs, Infotainment System Voice Command, E911 Automatic Emergency Notification, Stitcher Internet Radio, SMS Text Msg Audio Delivery & Reply, Radio Broadcast Data System Program Information, Aha Internet Radio, Pandora Internet Radio
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
  • Integrated Roof Antenna
  • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front

Interior Features

  • Heated Front Sport Shape Seats -inc: 6-way power driver's seat w/manual lumbar support and 6-way manual passenger seat
  • Driver Seat
  • Passenger Seat
  • 40-20-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access and Mechanical Fuel
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Distance Pacing w/Traffic Stop-Go
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Leatherette Seat Trim -inc: Lux suede inserts
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration

Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Emergency Sos
  • Blind Spot Monitoring Blind Spot Sensor
  • Smart Brake Support and Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist System Lane Keeping Assist
  • Lane Keep Assist System Lane Departure Warning
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Back-Up Camera

2018 Mazda CX-5 Owner Reviews

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Great minus the buggy technology

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

Most of the vehicle is great. The only issue I have had is with the center console radio/screen. When I use Bluetooth to connect to my phone it will freeze. If I am on a phone call it will cut out a lot on my receiver's end and this happens often. When I mentioned it to my dealership they said it's probably because my phone isn't close enough to the receiver but I have it right next to the dashboard, not in a pocket or anything. I also wish it had come with apple play or Samsung play. Not a huge deal to me but it would have been nice. I love the safety features. When I put on my turn signal, my vehicle detects if there is a vehicle in my way and beeps at me. It's a nice feature to have in addition to checking blind spots. The trunk is also very spacious which is my main reason for purchasing the Mazda CX-5.

- Kristina S

A car that looks cool on the outside and is great for your wallet.

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

Overall, I love my CX-5 touring. The deep red it comes in is the best red I've ever seen in the market. As for the seating, it could be more comfortable but it's okay. I am not really a big fan of having the controller next to the gear shift bar. I understand the thinking behind it but it's a nuisance when you have a pet. My dog will step on where all the controllers are and accidentally turn the radio station off. I just rather have these things on the dashboard. When driving, even though the car only has 4 cylinder, it goes uphill easily. I drive mainly in the city and my average mpg is about 25 miles. I also love how perfect the size of this car. I can park just about anywhere because it is small to fit in small spaces. I love it.

- Jenny V

Black, suede and leather seats, a comfortable and beautiful touch.

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

Mazda CX-5 has always been my dream car. I've adored it for years. When the time finally came that I needed a new car I knew exactly what I wanted. The car is sleek looking, inside and out. I love the placement of the buttons on the center console. The touch screen panel along with the turn knob makes things so simple to change. I can clearly hear anyone on the phone with me as well as they can hear me loud and clear, no static and it doesn't sound like I am talking from inside of a well. My leather and suede seats are beautiful and comfortable. I am constantly told how beautiful the car is and how comfortable it is to ride in. I absolutely adore my CX-5.

- Elizabeth M

Mazda CX-5 for Driving Fun!

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

This is my second CX-5. I loved the first one, but when my lease was completed, I asked about any new features that the new CX-5 had. I loved the new features, including all around vehicle monitoring, drifting out of your lane signaling, automatic headlights, and the display panel was much easier to see. Things I couldn't live without- backup camera, blind spot monitoring and the automatic trunk opener! I love my CX-5, and I will probably buy this one at the end of the lease,

- Dawn V

In love with my 2018 Mazda CX-5

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

Smooth riding, has the feel of a bigger vehicle. Gas mileage is good for a small SUV. Love the driver assist cruise control. It reads your text messages and voicemail, which is very convenient. Comfortable seating. Sound system is great. Love the feature where the remote key never has to leave your purse, including locking the car. You just walk away. My only criticism is the rear hatch only open if vehicle is shut off. Overall I love this vehicle.

- Jennifer A

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring Review on comfort and safety.

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

Mazda vehicles are highly rated for safety and performance. My CX-5 Touring gets great gas mileage and provides a smooth, comforting ride. I do wish that the trunk had a automatic button to open rather than the manual pull to release option. I am also not a huge fan of the overly cautious safety response that brakes for you while driving. The car doesn't judge distance quite like a human would which could cause an accident from unnecessary braking.

- Betty C

I really like the ease and comfort of the commander/captain controls.

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

The cup holders need to be redesigned. Both my wife and I are plus size people, and it's hard to keep 2 decent sized cups in them. The car is fast, good on gas, and a pleasure to drive. I do also wish they had the XM radio option. I had to cancel my subscription. I also enjoy the fact that it has plenty of space, especially in the back. I also enjoy the back lift gate, with the automatic open and close option.

- Jason D

2018 Mazda CX-5 Automatic High beams!

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

I have not had any problems with this vehicle yet. It performs well so far in all weather conditions. I love the automatic windshield wipers and high beams! the passenger area is a little compact. My boyfriend is about 5'8' and is uncomfortable in the passenger seat. We have a rear facing car seat behind that seat not allowing the front seat to be pushed back much at all. The trunk has adequate storage space.

- Amanda M

A Great Vehicle That Was Made For Everyone

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

The Mazda CX-5 is a great overall vehicle. I have had 0 maintenance issues with the vehicle at 60,000 miles. I got the Apple CarPlay added to the vehicle when it came out and it has made the overall ease and use of the infotainment center perfect for the vehicle. It is small in size when driving but gives you great interior space in the front, back, and even the trunk.

- Vin B

Best small SUV on the road!

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

This is my second cx-5 and fifth mazda vehicle! The cx-5 is very comfortable, incredibly reliable and well built. I love this car. I have it in red and they happen to make the nicest color red on the road, imho! . The heated seats get warm very fast and I use this feature a lot! . I haven't had any issues with this cx-5. Great car!

- Jill F

Stylish mid-size SUV with lots of conveniences.

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

Looks great, smooth ride, great entertainment system. Car play now available to have installed which is fantastic! Trunk space is great for a mid-size SUV. I wish there was a bit more storage available in the front seat. USB ports are very convenient, both in the center armrest and the one in the back seat.

- Tracey M

The best thing about the car is the new technology that it has.

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

The car is actually an amazing car. It has absolutely everything that one would need plus more!! It drives nice and everyone who comes into the car feels extremely safe. I as well believe that the car looks super luxurious for the amount of money that is actually costs, I would recommend to anyone.

- MAri N

Trading my Scion tC for my Mazda was the best decision I could make!

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

I traded in my Scion tC for my Mazda CX-5 for more comfort and room. Was really impressed with all the features included in my Mazda versus the Scion for the same price. I have only 20,000 miles on it right now and have never had an issue. Runs great! I'm glad I made this purchase.

- Ann L

Mazda review on 2018 CV-5

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

There are no problems with the car. The breaks are very firm. The wheel is very tight and has a lot of resistance turning. It has very good acceleration. The seats are amazingly comfortable. It is really easy to sleep in there. And there are a lot of cool features like sport mode.

- John D

Mazda seats age within a couple months of purchase

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

I love the performance of the vehicle. The tech features are also really great. The audio is fantastic. The seats and dealership experience has been horrible. They seats wrinkled and sagged with in 4 months of brand new purchase. Still fighting with warranty about a solution.

- Kate K

Great Safety Features on Mazda CX 5

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

It is extremely comfortable and reliable. I have never felt unsafe in my cx 5. I really enjoy the safety features such as the rearview camera and the lane assists function. I wasn't really looking for a car with all of these bells and whistles, but I really do enjoy them.

- Laura E

Safest vehicle I have ever driven

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

The Mazda CX-5 is a very reliable vehicle! It has many safety features such as lane keep assist, back up camera, and it matches the speed of vehicles on the road when in cruise control. It is a great car for those who travel a lot or just have a far distance to travel.

- Maria M

Young mom stays hip in a Mazda

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

I love my Mazda. It's small and safe but has a little bit of zip to it which makes it fun to drive. I love the interior and the seats are super comfortable. It is the perfect size for having children and a dog. I would definitely purchase another Mazda in the future.

- Carrie D

Luxury without the price tag

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

Not the best on gas but it is a midsize SUV. Power is there if that's what you're looking for. All the luxury of a luxury car without the crazy price tag. A lot of trunk space, very comfortable for passengers in the front and back seats. All around amazing!

- Kristin C

CX-5 Pure Driving Pleasure!

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

No issues with performance, does have a sport mode that can be used for extra burst of speed. It handles really well, is very comfortable and I love the cruise control assist function. I also love the color (eternal blue), the Bose stereo and the sunroof.

- Deborah S

The best SUV, complete amazing car!

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

My husband and I, we really love this vehicle! No problem at least. It is so much comfortable, beautiful and very practical. The automatic system is the best. Bluetooth and navigation are good also. It's the basic model, but for me is already complete.

- louis N

I love my Mazda--it feels so safe!

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring

I feel very safe in my car. I love that the display is up high and is controlled at hand level. The GPS display on the window is wonderful. I always know the current speed limit. We also had Apple Play installed and it's AMAZING to sync up to phone

- Natalie J

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