When Mazda released details about their new full-size CX-9 crossover, fans were stunned. After many years, the carmaker is finally coming after top companies. However, we doubt that anyone had in mind 2019 Mazda CX-5 could make more impact. Although it is compact SUV, changes on it will make something special. Now it is official that crossover will get the energy from a diesel unit, which could be a double-edged sword for Mazda. Nevertheless, CX-5 will come in petrol variant, so that could be some kind of a backup plan.
2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel
Although base models will carry gasoline drivetrain, diesel variant is more intriguing to all car fans. While scandal about VW is still fresh and loud, it is almost crazy to develop and plan diesel engine for any model. On the other hand, true lovers of this kind of fuel will not change their mind because of that. Also, withdrawal of certain models will clear up the competition. That is where 2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel steps in. Nevertheless, this is as much risky move, as it is clever.
2019 Mazda CX-5 displacement
The diesel unit of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 will be a 2.2-l drivetrain. This unit is using Skyactiv-D technology, and it is already proven among drivers. Reliability and durability are not in doubt, while performance is also recording top marks. Nevertheless, new CX-5 will have petrol engine as the main unit. It could be in the shadow of diesel variant, but gasoline powertrain will be very attractive too. With a displacement of 2.0-l, it also uses Skyactiv system for better performance. Emission is going to be under control, which is the main question with every car stepping into US ground.
2019 Mazda CX-5 price
While 2019 Mazda CX-5 is not going to suffer major restyling, its body is pretty much similar as before. However, designers could put more aluminum in parts to make it lighter are more economical. The main concern about this crossover is the price since there is no any info about it. The current vehicle starts from $25,000. With new engines and cost of development, it will definitely go up. But, to stay competitive, Mazda must not go too high, since there is already risk with a diesel engine.