- CX-5 KF Maxx Sport (2017-2020)
- Verified purchase
Beautiful, value for money car!
I treated myself to my first brand new car and chose the new CX5 maxx sport in Deep Crystal Blue
it is a beautiful car with loads of useful features including call controls and cruise control on the steering wheel. Fully integrates your mobile phone to make everything seamless and easy.
Very user friendly, intuitive design and extremely comfortable to drive.
Senors ensure that parking and safety is easy and the design means no blind spots. Sound system is excellent and the split air conditioning controls mean the driver is always comfortable.
I love my new Mazda. Zoom zoom!!!
Purchased the cx5 akera and every little feature in this car is great, the safety pack has everything we need to feel even safer in the car, and the leather interior and sunroof give it a luxury feel. The push button handbrake is also great for saving space.
Purchased in June 2020 at Dealer for A$22,990.00.
Best car we’ve ever had!
Had this car for 7 years, bought it as a demo model. About to trade it in for something bigger but thought it was about time I gave it a review.
Looking at new cars now has made us realize just how many features this Mazda has, and how great of a car it’s been. I can’t ever own something without heated leather seats now, the Mazda has spoilt us. It hasn’t missed a beat in the whole 7 years and has been a pleasure to drive. Mazda has actually been brilliant to deal with for servicing too, a far cry from the debacle that is Ford!
Overall, a good looking, reliable, comfortable and classy car.
Purchased in May 2013 for A$45,000.00.
Great Car only 1 fault.
I have a Mazda CX5 2016 model car has always been serviced at a Mazda dealership. Car goes exceptionally well only problem I have with it is a design fault. The i-stop function should have been an option not something that is engaged every time you turn it on. Being a Diesel engine it must cause excessive use on the starter motor. Even with the i-stop off my car tries to turn off when I stop then starts up straight away. This is the only thing that would stop me from looking at another car where this function is not optional.
Purchased in November 2019.
My Mazda CX5 tyres lasted 29000klms. Woeful really. Very easy driving and rotated and aligned regularly. If you are buying a CX5 with Yokohama Geolanders fitted, then best to budget an extra $400 per year for tyre replacement. This is a 2017 2.5 litre petrol AWD with auto, purchased new.
The Yokohamas were absolutely had it at replacement. Replaced with Pirelli Verdes.
Purchased in January 2017.
very disappointing except the design
I'm happy with the appearance and price but not happy with the service and performance quality.
I purchased this car on April 2020
The main reason why I chose this car is I owned Mazda Tribute 2003 which is very old but working very fine till recently so I had brand trust on Mazda.
For CX-5, at the first time, I was fascinated by the appearance. Yes, it looks really fancy like expensive car. I love it.
The price is also reasonable compared to other similar cars from different brands.
If you're a female driver, you will love the light handle. I...
This car air-conditioning is not good and bad paint of the body is very bad.
I bought Mazda CX5 (Akira) in 2018 . Since I bought suffering from bad air-conditioning. Despite of reporting thus they were keep saying it is up to the standard. But it is not compare with other car.
Two years old car 30k on the odometer having paint problem. In front of the car there are lot of places paint came off. Looks like chipping. Chipping can't be all over the places. My thinking is quality of paint. Very bad.
Purchased in May 2018 at Penrith mazda for A$43,500.00.
Best car I ever had. Value of money. 7 litres urban. All sensor working great. Comfortable ride. 5 years warranty, 4 yrs free service. High quality material , feel luxurious. Best in this segment
Purchased in December 2018 for A$35,000.00.
Fantastic car, navigation system is poor
I have now owned my Mazda CX-5 touring Diesel for over 2 years now. It is a fantastic car, comfortable seats, great fuel economy about 7 liters per hundred KM including city driving. Have taken this on long trips. The care handles really well and has plenty of power going up hills. Boot space is good and I can easily put the seats down for more space.
Only thing negative is the navigation system. No touch screen, not at all intuitive,voice recognition is limited, and the tutorial is next to useless. I find I am now using google on my m...obile instead which is so easy to use and updates for traffic. I only use the Mazda car navigation when I need satellite navigation. Mazda wake up and let your system integrate with Google play, your navigation system is poor.
Purchased in December 2017 for A$43,000.00.
Feels sturdy and safe and a breeze to drive
I recently purchased a 2015 CX-5 Akera AWD and am loving it so far. It feels safe, sturdy and is very smooth and nice to drive. I thought it would feel too big since I'm used to sedans, but it really doesn't and I can still see a lot. It has loads of features I wasn't fussed about, but now driving it, I actually really like the parking sensors and camera, as well as the blind spot monitoring. I have an old narrow blue stone alleyway to enter through to my apartment carpark and it's acrobatic at the best of times to get in and out, so with a lar...ger car than before, the sensors have been much appreciated. I hope the powered electrics last a long time, as I have always been wary of everything being powered and not manual due to the inability to use a window for instance if the power goes, but it is very convenient and Mazda have a good history.
Purchased in January 2020 for A$28,496.00.
Never buy a Mazda!!!
Had a Toyota Camry for 17 years. Never one issue, no rust, nothing broke, only needed normal services. Upgrade to a brand new Mazda CX-5. So many problems. Aside from services not done properly, needing to be returned to get redone; Rust in roof when under warranty but Mazda refuse to accept responsibility saying a stone chip caused it, even though there is no stone chip, a smash repairer confirmed there was no stone chip and Mazda did not see the car in flesh, just looked a a photo taken of a mobile phone. Then the fan for air con/air ma...king a ratty noise, but just out of warranty so we are forced to pay for new one; and the latest, my mobile phone will not work properly on the Hands Free/Bluetooth entertainement system. Worked fine for a year, then suddenly not working. Reason according to Mazda, as it worked fine before, a new software upgrade on phone has caused it to stop working with the old software in car. Cannot upgrade car software, so cannot use handsfree/infotainment system other than the radio. Pay over $35000 for a car that is having issues only weeks out of warranty. Never will I buy a Mazda again!!!!
My real experience with Mazda Australia and Penfold Burwood after getting my CX-5 - 4 days with engine issue
I am a fan of CX-5 before I meet below so sad story with Mazda in Australia.
I have a CX-5 2012 in my country and it almost never have issue since 2013 to Oct, 2019.
I arrived at Melb in Oct, 2019 and with no think I buy CX-5 cause I trust the product and Mazda. But below sad experience really make me sick and I will sell my CX-5 and buy a new car in other brand.
Sick experience with Mazda AU, and Penfold Burwood Dealer:
I buy a brand new CX-5 Akera, 2.5L Turbo Petrol in Nov, 2019, the engine has issue after 4 days around 30KM drive. Mazda ...
Purchased in November 2019 for A$49,950.00.
- CX-5 KF Maxx Sport AWD, 2.5L Petrol (2017-2020)
- Verified purchase
Perfect upgrade from our Mazda 6
We have owned a Mazda 6 for 18 years and its always been very reliable. We purchased a Mazda CX-5 for an upgrade and are very happy with it.
Great value for money and all the features youd expect in a modern car.
Purchased in December 2019.
Abandoned by Mazda Australia.
My Mazda CX-5 has a Front diff seal leak it's only done 120,000klms. Repair quote $3980. I've had it since new. Mazda Aust refuse to repair. Car always serviced as per schedule. Private use only.
Purchased in June 2013 for A$46,000.00.
- CX-5 KF Maxx Sport FWD, 2.0L Petrol (2015-2020)
- Verified purchase
Best car ever!
The Mazda CX5 is the best car we have ever bought. We bought it from Paradise Motors SA in October 2019. After considering many other medium SUVs, the CX5 confirms all the positive reviews we read months before making our decision. We chose "soul red" colour and had the MotorOne Protektiv Car Care product included. Often people remark on the quality of the paintwork (eg very shiny) and are impressed (as we are) on the general appearance of the car. It's the 4th Mazda vehicle we've had, including 3 new ones from Paradise Motors who are simply the best as far as service is concerned - we won't go anywhere else!
Purchased in October 2019 for A$38,000.00.
Looks nice but impractical
Looks nice drives like a dream but the centre console is like half a metre wide and highly inconvenient. Please make a slime line in future models, please and thankyou.
Purchased in January 2017 for A$1,500.00.
Maxx 2018 no extras. Love this vehicle. So many safety functions. Reverse camera is excellent, big screen size, so easy to read & sensors identify rear hazards. Blind spot monitoring is really helpful. Fuel economy seems good. Vision is great, nice height & good views from windscreens & mirrors. Cargo area huge. Bluetooth is great for music & incoming calls. Music centre is easy to control from steering wheel, but you cant use touch screen while driving, which means passenger cant skip music tracks. Middle back seat passenger doesnt have legroo...m. Comes with an enormous user manual, but is unfortunately for all models so it lists features we dont have. Feel really safe in this car. Some big extras on 2019 model, so car just keeps getting better.
Amazing car can not image life without it.
Extremely comfortable and easy to drive used in daily comutes, going to work picking up grocery etc, the car is serviced every 6 months. Have not had any issues tho when you turn the car off sometimes the monitor and ignition is still on having to turn it off twice.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Comfy but noisy
Have had the car for 6 months now. Comfy to drive, passenger seats etc
Not the fastest car off the mark, cruises comfortably at highway speeds with decent acceleration for overtaking.
Would really have been great if turbo engine was an option at time of purchase .
The car really needs the extra power you get when test driving the equinox which had its own weaknesses. Fuel economy is not great. Just over 10l per100.
Pop up display on windscreen is very handy. Built in navigator is surprisingly good. Sound system not great, Some other models hav...
Purchased in April 2019 at Dwyer's mazda.
Such a great family car
We love our cx 5 it is perfect for our little family and has been very reliable and comes with such fantastic safety features
We have 3 children in car seats across the back so it’s a squishy fit but works for now
The boot space is enough for prams and such but for holidays we have found a roof pod is necessary for all the luggage
Fuel economy is pretty good and the car drives really well
Questions & Answers
Hi, I am looking at buying Mazda CX 5 2.0 sport 2020 but after reading reviews concerned at petrol consumption & using more because it doesnt have the power. I live regional but usually drive short distances & planning on a few trips up the coast & using for sleeping in the back. I had toyota corolla which was great on fuel but need a bigger car for carrying thins & sleeping in. Car brokee says it should be fine. Michelle
Have a 2016 limited edition.
Wanting to know if there is a way to view how many km I have left to go before I need fuel. Most new cars have this. But not sure. Thanks
Purchased CX-5 November 2012 and have driven 65,600 kms and no off road, now the diff has failed and when inspected found to have water inside and completely rusted out! Has anyone else had this problem or know if this problem?
Have not seen this problem with a CX5 before. However, saw that a number of new Fords and Toyotas in nth qld experienced similar problems after the Townsville floods.
Early 2012 saw huge amounts of rain and inundation in nsw. Dont wish to be a harbinger of nasties, but wondering if this is a coincidence.
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