MIDRAND, South Africa β€” Mazda is pleased to announce an update to our multi-award-winning Mazda CX-5 range with the arrival of the Mazda CX-5 2.0L Carbon Edition FWD. This model will serve as an alternative offering to the rest of the CX-5 2.0L range, offering an exclusive and sporty look, on both the exterior and interior.

The Carbon Edition comes standard with the same 2.0L SKYACTIV-G engine (121kW/ 213Nm) offered on the current 2.0L range. The 2.0L Carbon Edition FWD will be available in automatic transmission only. The specification will be based on the current 2.0L Individual Auto FWD. The 2.0L Carbon Edition FWD will be a replacement model for the outgoing 2.0L Individual Auto FWD.

The exterior will include sporty styling elements such as glossy black exterior mirrors and 19” black metallic alloy wheels. The interior package will include; black film on the dashboard and door panels; red stitching on the steering wheel, gear lever, knee pads, and seats; a leather and suede combination seat trim (with red stitching).

The Mazda CX-5 2.0L Carbon Edition model will be available in the following six colours:
  • Snowflake White Pearl
  • Sonic Silver
  • Machine Grey
  • Soul Red Crystal
  • Polymetal Grey
  • Jet Black
Model specification remains unchanged for the Mazda CX-5 range, with the exception of the 2.0L Carbon Edition FWD model.

The Mazda CX-5 model line-up will be retained in its current format, offering 7 derivatives
  • 2.0L Active FWD (Manual and Auto)
  • 2.0L Dynamic FWD (Manual and Auto)
  • 2.0L Carbon Edition FWD (Auto)
  • 2.5L Individual AWD (Auto)
  • 2.2L DE Akera AWD (Auto)
Comments by Craig Roberts, Managing Director of Mazda Southern Africa: β€œThe Mazda CX-5 is still an appealing SUV with its exterior styling, comfortable and pleasing interior, and the many standard features it offers. We have added the Carbon Edition to subtlety enhance the style of this SUV further, whilst retaining its outstanding balance of ride and handling.”

The Mazda CX-5 2.0L Carbon Edition will be available for sale at all Mazda dealers as from January 2021.

The Mazda CX -5 range comes standard with a 3-year unlimited kilometer service plan. To provide complete peace of mind motoring, a 3-year factory warranty, a 3- year roadside assistance, and a 5-year Corrosion Warranty are also included.