It is available in three trims, Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. A 2.5-liter 187-hp four-cylinder sends power through a six-speed automatic to the available front- or all-wheel drive. Standard safety features include four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist and hill launch assist, electronic stability and traction control, tire pressure monitoring, rear camera and Smart City Brake Support. Available features include 19-inch wheels, a ten-speaker Bose audio system, blind spot monitoring system with rear cross traffic alert, a power moonroof, fog lights, power heated leather seats and automatic climate control.
The CX-5 has been refreshed for 2017. The 2.0-liter and manual transmission have been dropped. The 2.5-liter engine, six-speed automatic transmission, rear camera, 7.0-inch touch screen, HD radio, internet radio, 40-20-40 rear seat LED headlights, and MAZDA CONNECT infotainment are now standard on all trims.