2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2017 Mazda CX-5

2018 mazda cx-5 and 2017 mazda cx-5 side by side

The new 2018 Mazda CX-5 features a number of upgrades and improvements in the new model year. 

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 is still fitted with a 187-hp, SKYACTIV®-G engine, however, new for 2018, the Mazda CX-5's engine features Cylinder Deactivation technology. With this innovative feature, your engine can disengage two of the four cylinders to increase efficiency without sacrificing performance.

In addition to performance and efficiency, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 offers drivers a seven-inch MAZDA CONNECT® touchscreen display with a rearview camera, 30.9 cubic feet of cargo space and so much more.

Keep reading to take a closer look at the new changes and features of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 at Mazda of Lodi in Bergen County, NJ!

2018 Mazda CX-5


2017 Mazda CX-5

187-hp, 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G Engine 187-hp, 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G
Standard Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring Available
3 Trim Levels 4
Yes Cylinder Deactivation No

2018 Mazda CX-5 New Changes and Features

Each trim level is fitted with a host of new features now included as standard equipment.

  • Mazda CX-5 Sport
    • Mazda CX-5 Sport models now feature a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and the now-available Sport i-ACTIVSENSE® Package. 
  • Mazda CX-5 Touring
    • Mazda CX-5 Touring models now offer the full i-ACTIVSENSE Suite of safety technology (High Beam Control, Lane Departure Warning, Lane-Keep Assist, Mazda Radar Cruise Control and Smart Brake Support), 19-inch alloy wheels, leatherette seats, Mazda Keyless Entry and more.
  • Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
    • Mazda CX-5 models are now fitted with two-position driver seats with memory settings and a six-way power-adjustable front passenger seat.

The 2018 model year also sees the discontinuation of Grand Touring models. 

Schedule a test drive of a new 2018 Mazda CX-5 at Mazda of Lodi in Bergen County, NJ!