2019 could bring impressive changes to Mazda CX-5 powertrain options

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-5 on Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 1:21 pm
A closely cropped photo of the front end of the Mazda CX-5.

When is the 2019 Mazda CX-5 coming to dealerships?

If there is something that every Gorman McCracken Mazda product expert loves to talk about it’s our available lineup of 2019 Mazda crossover SUVs. We have already brought you everything we know about the newest versions of the Mazda CX-3 and Mazda CX-9. However, there is a conspicuously missing step in that journey. So, when is the 2019 Mazda CX-5 coming to dealerships like ours? Hopefully, the wait won’t be too much longer. In the meantime, we thought we’d share a few interesting tidbits we’ve learned about the automaker’s middle crossover SUV model. Be sure to check the Gorman McCracken Blog regularly for updates.

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What will be different with the 2019 Mazda CX-5?

One of our favorite sources of automotive news and rumors is AutoBlog. These experts have uniquely placed to be on top of the latest news coming from Mazda or any automaker. Last week, reporter Joel Stocksdale wrote a piece that very much got our attention. It appears that some internal Mazda documents leaked online, and Mazda will be adding a turbocharged engine option to the 2019 Mazda CX-5. The crossover SUV is already one of the most dynamic and fun-to-drive models in its class. Adding a turbocharger to the powertrain is only going to raise its profile.

According to Stocksdale’s article, it appears the new turbocharged 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine will only be available on the top two trims of the 2019 Mazda CX-5, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature. The addition to a boost in performance to these models will enhance the noticeably upscale feel the two trims already offer owners.

How much power will it have?

As of right now, there aren’t any indications of how much power the turbocharged 2019 Mazda CX-5 will make. However, it makes sense that it will be on par with turbocharged versions of the Mazda6 midsize sedan and Mazda CX-9 three-row crossover SUV.

If you want to make sure that you are among the first to own the more powerful 2019 Mazda CX-5, start the pre-ordering process with a Gorman McCracken Mazda product expert today.

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