Greater Value Arrives to Mazda’s Compact SUV Through the 2016.5 Mazda CX-5

2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Features and Pricing

The 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 adds changes to the model’s trim level packaging, adding more value for buyers.

2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Features and Pricing

Mazda has revealed some changes to the CX-5 compact SUV model in the form of a half model-year designation. That’s right, Mazda has released details on the 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 features and pricing, designed to add more value to the model, as well as make it easier for buyers to navigate the trim level structure and find the features they want.

2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Features and Changes

2016.5 mazda cx-5 interior features and specsThere are no drastic changes to this reorganized CX-5 model, but there some differences you’ll want to be aware of. For one, a rearview backup camera is now standard on all six-speed automatic transmission models, whereas it used to be a part of the Rear View Camera Package for the Sport trim.

For the Touring trim, standard navigation and heated front seats have also been added. Furthermore, the top level Grand Touring trim also adds the navigation system to the list of standard equipment features. No changes have been made to the engine options, as the standard manual transmission model has a 2.0-liter SKYACTIV and all other models feature a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV. All trim levels will come with front-wheel drive and available i-ACTIV all-wheel drive.

Learn more about Mazda’s i-ACTIV AWD system

2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Pricing

Since the whole idea behind these repackaged trim levels is to add more value, pricing doesn’t appear to have changed much. Thankfully, the 2016.5 CX-5 is just as affordable as the 2016 CX-5. Look below to see the full pricing list to see how pricing has changed.

FWD Sport (MT): $21,795

FWD Sport (AT): $23,595

FWD Touring: $25,215

FWD Grand Touring: $28,570

AWD Sport: $24,895

AWD Touring: $26,515

AWD Grand Touring: $29,870


In addition, the following is a list of available packages and their pricing:

Bose/Moonroof Package (for Touring): $1,130

Touring Technology Package (for Touring, requires above package): $1,275

Grand Touring Technology Package: $1,155

i-ACTIVSENSE Package (Grand Touring, requires above package): $1,500

Crystal White Pearl paint (all trims but Sport MT): $200

Soul Red paint (all trims but Sport MT): $300

Read more about the features found in the 2016 Mazda CX-5

So, as you can see, the 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 features and pricing don’t reveal any drastic changes, but they should help buyers get a little more value out of their CX-5 buying experience. The model is expected to go on sale in January. Feel free to contact us at Mazda of Lodi with any questions.