SUVs are one of the world's most frequently bought vehicle types, and Mazda has upped the game with their signature SUV models – the CX-50 and CX-5. With the latest 2023 model release of the Mazda CX-50, the company has set serious competition against other competitors in the market. Their vehicles are incredibly practical in use, and their popularity is driven by their stylistic design, amazing performance, classy interior, advanced tech, and great fuel efficiency. CX-50 and CX-5 are popular mid-size crossovers, and we at Cardenas Mazda in Harlingen, TX, are comparing the two models to determine which model works best for your needs.
2023 Mazda cx-50
2022 Mazda cx-5
|2.5L Inline-4 Gas Cylinder
||Engine||2.5L Inline-4 Gas Cylinder
|23 City/29 Hwy
||Fuel Economy||22 City/27 Hwy
|310 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm||Torque||AWD310 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm|
Known for remarkable on-road and off-road capability, the 2023 CX-50 is powered by a zesty 2.5-liter four-cylinder turbo engine that produces 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. It is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. Also, the latest drivetrain on the Mazda CX-50 is an improvement over its predecessor. You will experience a smooth ride as the power is distributed more evenly. Moreover, the towing capacity has been increased to 3500 pounds, making it an excellent choice for towing heavy loads.
For seating, the CX-50 is designed with space to occupy five passengers in the two rows of seats. The large square dashboard vents give the CX-50 a bit more truck-like look than the smaller CX-30, but the overall feel is highly upscale, especially on the loaded Premium Plus trim. Also, all CX-50 models come with a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, push-button start, and a partially digital gauge display.
This rugged off-road prowess of the 2023 Mazda CX-50 has reached a whole new level with their off-road special Meridian Edition trim. It is powered by a 2.5L inline four turbocharged engine that generates 256 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. Also, the Meridian Edition gets 18-inch alloy wheels with Falken all-terrain tires and rocker panels.
Some of the standard features of the 2023 Mazda CX-50 are the following:
With the practicality and capability to evoke the off-roader in you, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 is the best choice as it promises and delivers outstanding performance and premium features. Combat rugged terrains with the 2023 Mazda CX-50 – a perfect off-roading champion.
Interested in the all-new 2023 Mazda CX-50 model? Reserve the 2023 Mazda CX-50 at Cardenas Mazda in Harlingen, TX. Contact our sales team to get more information.