How Powerful is the 2020 Mazda CX-5?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-5 on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at 11:19 pm
2020 Mazda CX-5 on city street

2020 Mazda CX-5 Engines, Horsepower and Fuel Economy Ratings

There’s a lot to love about the Mazda CX-5, and that includes the masterful engineering that takes place under the hoodStay on the efficient side with the potent base engine or swap it for the available turbocharged variant for more athletic performance. Learn all there is to know about the 2020 Mazda CX-5 engine options, including horsepower and fuel economy ratings, in this review from the team at Gwatney Mazda. 

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Engine Options of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 Compact SUV

Owners of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 choose between two respected SKYACTIV®-G engines, including (1) a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder engine rated for 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque OR (2) a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo rated for up to 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. For more details, you can view the horsepower, torque and mpg ratings for each engine listed in the comparison tables provided below.

The maximum towing capacity for the Mazda CX-5 is listed at 3,500 lbs. Predictive i-ACTIV AWD® is available on all trim levels of the Mazda CX-5 and standard on Grand Touring and Signature models. The system preemptively optimizes power to the wheels, helping maintain traction over a variety of road conditions.

2020 Mazda CX-5 on city street

Is the 2020 Mazda CX-5 more powerful than the 2019 model? Short answer – yes! Enhanced for 2020, the SKYACTIV®-G Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine manages to reel in some extra torque this time. On premium (93 octane) fuel, the turbo engine delivers 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. That’s an increase of 10 lb-ft of torque over the outgoing model year. 

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine

Horsepower

187 horsepower

Torque

186 lb-ft of torque

Fuel Economy

25 city / 31 highway (FWD)
24 city / 31 highway (AWD)

Transmission

SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-Speed Automatic

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo

Horsepower

227 horsepower (250 hp w/ 93 octane)

Torque

310 lb-ft of torque (320 lb-ft w/ 93 octane)

Fuel Economy

22 city / 27 highway (AWD)

Transmission

SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-Speed Automatic

Test Drive the 2020 Mazda CX-5 in Memphis, TN

Shopping for a stylish, sophisticated and powerful new SUV to take you from point A to point B? Figure out which CX-5 engine is right for you by giving your options a test-run here at Gwatney Mazda in Memphis, TN and feel the difference for yourself. You can browse from our selection of new Mazda models and schedule a test drive online with us today. We hope to see you soon!

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