Learn More About the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Power, Towing and Payload Specs

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda Brand, Mazda CX-5, New Models, Performance on Friday, May 10th, 2019 at 9:22 pm
Gray 2019 Mazda CX-5 on City Street at Night

How Much Cargo Can the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Tow?

Why do you and your family want a compact crossover? Athletic platforms, family-friendly cabins, increased cargo space and more towing power are all highlights of the compact crossover segment that set its members apart from standard sedans. A world-class entry in the compact crossover class, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is tailor-made for family adventures and many families want to know – how much cargo can the 2019 Mazda CX-5 tow? Learn more about the Mazda CX-5 power, towing and payload specs with this handy guide created by Gwatney Mazda of Germantown!


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What Are the Mazda CX-5 Engine and Towing Specs?

With a foundation built on athletic performance, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 promises plenty of thrills when you get behind the wheel that translate to family-friendly utility on your next road trip. Mazda CX-5 Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels are armed with a 187-horsepower 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G four-cylinder engine that manufactures 186 pound-feet of torque. Married to a six-speed SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic transmission, the entry-level Mazda CX-5 will earn 31 mpg on the highway. When equipped for towing duty, the Mazda CX-5 will tow up to 2,000 pounds of cargo that is augmented by 30.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats.

Red 2019 Mazda CX-5 Front Exterior on Highway
Overhead View of Red 2019 Mazda CX-5 on City Street

To upgrade performance, Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trims are powered by a 250-horsepower 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 310 pound-feet of torque. Paired with the six-speed SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic gearbox, turbocharged Mazda CX-5 entries will still earn 27 mpg on the highway with standard Mazda i-ACTIV AWD®. When set up for towing, the 2.5T SKYACTIV®-G Mazda CX-5 will tow up to 2,000 pounds. A 168-horsepower 2.2-liter SKYACTIV®-D turbodiesel engine that shells out 290 pound-feet of torque will join the Mazda CX-5 engine lineup later this year and towing numbers have not yet been released.


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Do you have a small boat or trailer that you want to tow on your next family adventure? Are you looking for a functional, fun-to-drive compact crossover? The 2019 Mazda CX-5 will fit the bill and you may want to know – how much cargo can the 2019 Mazda CX-5 tow? Find out with this guide provided by Gwatney Mazda of Germantown. Visit the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown inventory today to schedule a test drive in the Mazda CX-5!

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