Mazda CX-5

Australian vehicle sales for August 2018 (VFACTS)

Sep 05, 2018

It’s that time of the month again. New vehicle sales stats for August 2018 have been released, in the form of the national VFACTS report, and it looks like sales are slightly down, by 0.3...

Top 10 best-selling SUVs in Australia during first half of 2018

Jul 05, 2018

The first half of 2018 is over and the car industry is seeing some big changes in vehicle choice and popularity among buyers (see our June 2018 VFACTS report for more). The SUV market is...

Australian vehicle sales for June 2018 (VFACTS)

Jul 04, 2018

It’s the end of the financial year and unsurprisingly, car sales boomed in the last month of the year. The June 2018 VFACTS report reveals big sales numbers for many car brands, with overall vehicle...

Mazda CX-5 getting 2.5 turbo, emissions document confirms

Jun 21, 2018

It seems Mazda is about to introduce its new 2.5-litre turbo-petrol engine for the CX-5 mid-size SUV. Well, if a California Air Resources Board document is anything to go by. The document shows testing of...

2018 Mazda CX-5 diesel review – Touring & GT (video)

May 28, 2018

Australians can’t get enough of the Mazda CX-5. It’s been the best-selling SUV for five years straight. And now some refinements have been administered to make sure it remains the top pick. Do the updates...

2018 Mazda CX-5 diesel: Everything you need to know (POV review)

May 05, 2018

The Mazda CX-5 was the best-selling SUV outright in Australia last year. Why is it so popular? What makes it so special compared with the rest of the medium-size SUV propositions that are on the...

2018 Mazda CX-5 updated, gets uprated twin-turbo diesel option

May 03, 2018

To give the ever-popular Mazda CX-5 even greater appeal, Mazda Australia has applied some updates. Headlining the range is the arrival of an uprated twin-turbo diesel engine option. Mazda has applied new two-stage twin turbochargers...

2018 World Car of the Year top 3 finalists announced

Mar 08, 2018

The top three finalists for the 2018 World Car of the Year have been announced at the Geneva motor show, confirming a number of interesting contenders in the running for the top prize. Judges, consisting...

2017 Mazda CX-5, Mercedes C-Class cabrio score 5-star ANCAP safety

Sep 07, 2017

In the latest round of crash testing by ANCAP both the new Mazda CX-5 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class cabriolet have been given the full five-star seal of approval. Meanwhile the cute little Kia Picanto, recently...

2017 Mazda CX-5 gets IIHS ‘Top Safety Pick+’ safety award

Jul 13, 2017

The recently-introduced new Mazda CX-5 has picked up an important accolade in the US, in the form of a top safety award by the IIHS. Australia’s ANCAP program is yet to crash test the new...

Top 10 sports SUVs that could come to Australia in 2018

May 30, 2017

With the mid-size SUV segment now the most popular SUV class in Australia, carmakers are presently deliberating whether to pull the trigger with sporty versions. While trendy and fashionable to most people, SUVs are, for...

2017 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport review (video)

May 25, 2017

With the arrival of the 2017 Mazda CX-5, rivals can’t seem to catch a break from the pummelling they already received from its predecessor. Even towards the end of its life, the outgoing CX-5 enjoyed...

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