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Mazda first launched the CX-5 in 2012 and it has become one of the Japanese manufacturer’s best-selling models across the globe. The Mazda CX-5 is well-equipped for families offering generous space for all passengers and luggage, as well as a range of handy features.

With a focus on delivering a fun driving experience as well as style, space and comfort, the Mazda CX-5 competes well against rival SUVs such as the Nissan X-trail and the Honda CR-V. in terms of size and price. You’ll find used Mazda CX-5 models available with petrol or diesel engines, as well as front-wheel or all-wheel drive, so there are plenty of options.

Mazda CX-5 updates and facelifts

Mazda has refined the CX-5 year after year, receiving a facelift in 2022, which added more features as standard, as well as an upgraded interior finish. It’s safe to say that every generation of the Mazda CX-5 delivers a satisfying onboard experience.

Practicality and style of the car

The practicality of a Mazda CX-5 makes it stand out from other compact SUVs. The boot’s capacity of 522 litres and has more space available than the 497-litre boot that the Honda CR-V. The boot also features 30 litres of under-floor storage for keeping valuables and other smaller items securely out of the way. By folding the rear seats down, you can increase the boot space up to a spacious 1,620 litres, which is handy for carrying bulky items.

The Mazda CX-5 has remained largely the same size. At around 4.5 metres long and 1.84 metres wide and can tow up to 2,000kg, depending on the engine type.

Running costs

As a compact SUV, a used Mazda CX-5 will fall into an average insurance group range of between 14 and 27, depending on the trim you choose. Road tax for a used Mazda CX-5 is around £180 to £570, which is about average for its class.

How a used Mazda CX-5 drives

Used Mazda CX-5 cars come in a variety of petrol and diesel engines for you to choose from. Petrol engines are available as a 2.0-litre 163bhp, which reaches 0-62mph in between 9.9 and 10.5 seconds and achieves 44.1mpg. This comes with either six-speed manual or automatic transmission, with the automatic version achieving 42.8mpg. Meanwhile the 2.5-litre petrol engine produces 191bhp, hits 0-62mph in 9.3 seconds and achieves fuel economy of up to 35.3mpg, with automatic transmission only.

For diesel engines, there is a choice between a 148bhp, 175bhp, or 182bhp version of a 2.2-litre twin-turbocharged diesel engine with either two-wheel or four-wheel drive variants and manual or automatic transmission. The 148bhp manual version can reach 0-62mph in 9.2 seconds. The manual front-wheel drive option achieves 56.5-57.6mpg whereas the automatic achieves 50.4-51.4mpg. The 182bhp manual version hits 0-62mph in just 8.8 seconds. The manual front-wheel drive option achieves 44.8-50.4mpg whereas the automatic achieves 42.8-46.3mpg.

Engines and Official MPG

For a comprehensive list of engines and their official mpg figures please refer to the table below.

2012 - 2016

Engine Official NEDC MPG
2 47.1 mpg
2.0 165 47.1 mpg
2.2 D 150 54.3–61.4 mpg
2.2 D 150 4WD 54.3 mpg
2.2 D 150 Automatic 51.4–53.3 mpg
2.2 D 150 Automatic 4WD 51.4 mpg
2.2 D 150 Automatic AWD 51.4 mpg
2.2 D 150 AWD 54.3 mpg
2.2 D 175 4WD 54.3 mpg
2.2 D 175 Automatic 4WD 51.4 mpg

2017 - onwards

Engine Official NEDC MPG
2 47.1 mpg
2.0 165 47.1 mpg
2.2 D 150 54.3–61.4 mpg
2.2 D 150 4WD 54.3 mpg
2.2 D 150 Automatic 51.4–53.3 mpg
2.2 D 150 Automatic 4WD 51.4 mpg
2.2 D 150 Automatic AWD 51.4 mpg
2.2 D 150 AWD 54.3 mpg
2.2 D 175 4WD 54.3 mpg
2.2 D 175 Automatic 4WD 51.4 mpg

Features you can expect in a Mazda CX-5


With ergonomic design features and high-quality materials throughout, the CX-5’s cabin is one of the most comfortable at its price point. As a family SUV, five passengers will enjoy plenty of headspace and legroom in the front and rear seats. There are plenty of storage cubbies throughout and ISOFIX child seat points located on the rear seats.

Some trims come with dual-zone climate control allowing you to adjust the cabin’s temperature and ventilation in the front and rear.


The interior comes with a host of features and design choices that make the Mazda CX-5 an easy and comfortable car to drive. Onboard entertainment and navigation displays are designed to be within reach of the driver. Located on the centre console, on iterations after 2019, a 10.25-inch infotainment display features, while on iterations before 2019, have a 7-inch display. This display is controlled by a rotary controller next to the handbrake, so the driver can navigate the system easily.

With most trims available with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the infotainment screen can also be available with an optional head-up display. You can find models available with adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition and navigation systems, to help make every drive easier and more relaxing.

When driving, a used Mazda CX-5 offers a smooth and agile driving experience. The car’s suspension and strong grip on the road absorb any bumps and it competes well with larger SUVs such as the Volkswagen Tiguan. Some trims come with increased noise dampening, allowing for engine and road noise to be kept at a minimum in the cabin.

Exterior features such as a powered sunroof and powered boot lid are also available. The GT Sport trim also features a 360-degree camera for parking assistance, with other trims coming with full parking sensors.


The Mazda CX-5 has a range of safety features available, and the model was awarded Euro NCAP’s full five stars as a result. It scored 95% for adult occupant protection and 80% for child occupant protection. Advanced Smart City Brake Support provides greater safety when travelling in urban centres and helps to prevent collisions with other cars and pedestrians while travelling. Other safety features can include lane-keep assist and blind-spot monitoring.

Trims available on the Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 SE-L

The SE-L is the entry-trim for a Mazda CX-5. With this comes 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and rear lights, and heated door mirrors with automatic fold. Inside, you’ll find a leather steering wheel, 10.25-inch infotainment display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for easy smartphone connectivity, plus dual-zone climate control, an automatically dimming rear-view mirror and keyless start. Safety and driver assistance features include an electric parking brake, autonomous emergency braking, lane-keeping assistance, adaptive cruise control and blind spot monitoring.

Mazda CX-5 Newground

The uniquely styled Newground trim includes distinctive additions such as 19-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, a lime green front grille and interior detailing, as well as an electrically adjusted driver’s seat, heated front seats, leather and suede seats with striking lime green interior detailing to match the front grille.

Mazda CX-5 Sport

The Sport trim enhances the driving experience of the Mazda CX-5 SE-L trim by adding 19-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, an electric sunroof and electric boot, a reversing camera, a clever head-up display for the driver, keyless entry, and a windscreen de-icer. It also includes a 10-speaker Bose sound system, black leather upholstery and handy wireless smartphone charging. For added comfort, it features electric and heated front seats and a heated steering wheel.

Mazda CX-5 Sport Black

This sleek and stylish trim adds features such as 19-inch gloss black alloy wheels and gloss black mirrors. And the styling continues inside where you’ll find black leather seats with red stitching, black roof lining and a unique honeycomb-effect interior trim.

Mazda CX-5 GT Sport

One of the most premium trims of the Mazda CX-5, the GT Sport comes with stylish interior enhancements such as real wood interior inserts and a brown Nappa leather trim that immediately signals luxury. Heated front and back seats also help to make this a premium trim, enhancing comfort for all passengers on every journey. Other features in the GT Sport include a powered sunroof, a 360-degree camera to help with parking in tight spots, adaptive LED headlights and 19-inch alloy wheels.

Whether you’re looking to finance a Mazda CX-5 or purchase one, we have a wide range of used Mazda CX-5s available to buy online safely with Click & Collect and home delivery options available.

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Frequently asked questions

Q. How much does a used Mazda CX-5 cost?

A. We have 99 used Mazda CX-5 cars in stock ranging from £9998 to £34,998.

Q. How many MPG does the Mazda CX-5 get?

A. The Mazda CX-5 MPG varies from 43 mpg to 58 mpg.

Q. How much is car tax for a used Mazda CX-5?

A. The Mazda CX-5 car tax ranges from £180 to £190 per year for the models in stock.

Q. What is the average mileage on a used Mazda CX-5?

A. The average mileage on a used Mazda CX-5 in stock is 19475 miles.

Q. Which transmission options are available with the Mazda CX-5?

A. Currently in stock, the Mazda CX-5 is available in Automatic, Manual.

Q. What different fuel types are available for the Mazda CX-5?

A. Of the Mazda CX-5 used cars in stock, they are available in the following fuel types: Diesel, Petrol.

Q. What are the most popular engine sizes in the Mazda CX-5?

A. The most popular engine sizes in the Mazda CX-5 we have in stock are 2.0 litres, 2.2 litres.

Q. What are the most popular colours in the Mazda CX-5 range?

A. The Mazda CX-5 is available in various colours. The most popular we have in stock are Grey, White, Blue

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Deposit £249
Term (Months) 36
Cash Price £14498
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* MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they’re not intended to represent real world efficiency.