Tuesday 12 December 2017

The details

WHAT

Mazda CX-5 'crossover' 2.2-litre (2,191cc, 150bhp, 0-100kmh in 9.2 secs), 6spd gearbox, two-wheel-drive, 4.6l/100km, CO2 of 119g/km; VRT is 14pc. €160 annual road tax.

COST

From €28,495 (for 110bhp 'S' version). 'Elite' version tested €35,995. Delivery and related charges extra.

TARGET MARKET

Families.

PLUS

Comfort on the road, cabin room, engine/technology, looks, all-round ability, driving position.

MINUS

Far too late getting on the market so fewer buyers around; rivals have massive head-start.

STANDARD EQUIPMENT

Air con, hill-hold assist, electric windows, side and curtain airbags, electric/heated door mirrors. Sport spec (from €29,495) adds cruise control, parking distance sensor, fog lights, USB etc.

OTHERS TO CONSIDER

Nissan Qashqai, Skoda Yeti, Ford Kuga, Hyundai iX35.

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