2016 Mazda CX-5 Touring vs 2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

November 30th, 2015 by
2016 Mazda CX-5 Touring

2016 Mazda CX-5 Touring

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

You’ve had a look around the different crossover SUVs available in the Bradenton and Tampa area, and the 2016 Mazda CX-5 has stood out as a top pick. It’s no wonder why. The Mazda CX-5 has outstanding fuel economy, a spacious and sophisticated cabin, and standout driving dynamics that make it an excellent choice in the segment. This doesn’t mean you’re done making decisions, though. Now it’s time to get a closer look at the model, which means deciding whether you prefer the Touring or the Grand Touring trim level. Here’s a basic guide to these trims to help you along the way.

Trim Highlights

2016 Mazda CX-5 Touring

  • 2.5L four-cylinder engine with 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque

  • Keyless entry and start

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

  • Blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alerts

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

  • Dual-zone climate controls

  • Leather upholstery

  • 19-inch alloy wheels

  • SIriusXM Satellite radio

A Closer Look at the 2016 Mazda CX-5 Touring

The middle trim level on the Mazda CX-5, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 Touring trim starts at an affordable MSRP from $25,215. In addition to all of the standard and optional equipment available on the base Mazda CX-5 Sport trim, the Mazda CX-5 Touring adds safety protections like blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alerts, as well as convenience features like keyless entry and ignition, a power driver’s seat, and a split folding rear seat for easier access to more cargo space.

This is also the first trim that adds a more powerful 2.5L four-cylinder engine as standard, which means you’ll get 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy estimates with this engine come in at an EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway and 26 mpg city with front-wheel drive or 30 mpg highway and 24 mpg city with all-wheel drive. The trim also includes a touch of style thanks to its leather-wrapped steering wheel and upgraded cloth upholstery.

A Closer Look at the 2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

Starting at an MSRP from $28,220, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring includes optional equipment on the Touring trim as standard. This means you’ll be able to enjoy the sharp sounds of a nine-speaker Bose stereo system as well as a power sunroof. This model also meets luxury status with leather seat upholstery, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate controls, and SiriusXM satellite radio. It also sits on imposing 19-inch alloy wheels and features both automatic headlights and windshield wipers. The Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring is the only version of the Mazda CX-5 that is offered with the i-ActiveSense safety package with adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and automatic high beam headlight control.

Weigh Your Options at Cox Mazda

You don’t have to make your decision before getting a look in person. All 2016 Mazda CX-5 trims are on sale now at Cox Mazda. We’re open every day of the week, and you can contact us to set up a test drive of both of these trims at anytime. We’re just a short drive from Tampa at 3101 Cortez Road West in Bradenton, FL.