The 2015 Mazda CX-5 Receives a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating From the NHTSA

June 5th, 2014 by

Mazda CX-5 Safety RatingThe 2015 Mazda CX-5 has gotten a lot of attention for its bold looks and sporty performance. What hasn’t been as widely acknowledged is its stellar safety ratings. After undergoing a comprehensive battery of crash tests, it is fair to say this is one of the safest compact crossovers on the road. Read more about the 2015 Mazda CX-5’s safety rating, and find how how it compares to the competition.

Perfect Scores Where They Matter Most

The 2015 Mazda CX-5 was awarded a perfect five out of five stars by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its overall safety rating of the vehicle. The new CX-5 also earned five stars in the front and side crash tests and four stars in the rollover test. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named it a Top Safety Pick and awarded it a top score of Good in every one of its crash tests, including the new small overlap front crash test. Across the board, the Mazda CX-5 is a safe vehicle for families.

Safety Ratings From Competing Models

The 2014 Toyota RAV4 only earned four out of five stars from the NHTSA, and earned the lowest score of Poor in the IIHS small overlap front crash test. Likewise, the 2014 Ford Escape also only earned four out of five stars. When the unexpected happens on the road, would you rather rely on a vehicle that is good or a vehicle that is great? The 2015 Mazda CX-5 is the obvious choice.

2015 Mazda CX-5 Safety Features

The entire cabin is cushioned from a collision thanks to front side airbags and side curtain airbags. With an available crash  notification system and a blind spot monitoring system, you have tools to help you avoid collisions in the first place. The new CX-5 also utilizes smart engineering and top-quality construction to help reduce and deflect the energy of a impact no matter what angle it comes from.

If you’re looking for a safe and reliable compact crossover in the Tampa and Sarasota area, trust the 2015 Mazda CX-5. We’ve got these models in stock now at Cox Mazda. Visit our dealership in Bradenton, and you’ll certainly be impressed.