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Mazda CX-5 MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
15 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 15 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 19 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 21 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
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84 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
85 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2016 2016 4dr SUV 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 29.36
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With the 187-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 has been averaging 29.36 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2016 Mazda CX-5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 59.6 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (1.9 percent), in heavy traffic (0.7 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2016 Mazda CX-5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
2016 2016 4dr SUV 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 38.28
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2016 2016 4dr SUV 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 34.8
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2015 2015 4dr SUV 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 25.94
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2015 2015 4dr SUV 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 25.72
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2014 2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 173hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 31.7
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2014 2014 4dr SUV 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 24.99
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2014 2014 4dr SUV 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 30.74
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2014 2014 4dr SUV 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 26.9
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2014.5 2014.5 4dr SUV 184-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 31.45
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2013 2013 4dr SUV 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 28.55
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2013 2013 4dr SUV 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp manual FWD 35.27
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2013 2013 4dr SUV 155-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 28.35
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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2014 In a bid to broaden the appeal of its cars, Mazda added a focus on fuel economy to its traditional emphasis on handling. The 2013 CX-5 earned surprising EPA fuel economy ratings of 26 mpg city, 35 highway--but with a manual transmission and front-wheel-drive. Add AWD and a six-speed automatic transmission, and the ratings fell to a less lofty but still competitive 25/31. This, though, was with the wheezy 155-horsepower 2.0-liter engine. Certainly adding a half-liter of displacement (and 29 horsepower) must impact mpg. It does, but not much: fuel economy drops by a single mile per gallon, yielding 24/30. For those who'd like to trade the extra power for one mpg, the 2.0 continues to power the base "Sport" trim. I don't foresee many takers. The larger engine feels much stronger. At least as important, it doesn't sound nearly as weak and buzzy. But you won't find powertrain performance among the reasons to buy a CX-5 because the improvement merely makes the CX-5 competitive in this area. The CR-V and RAV4, among others, are about equally quick. Even with slightly lower EPA ratings the CX-5 still bests the 22/29 RAV4, especially in city/suburban driving. But there's a new segment champ. The 2014 Subaru Forester manages 24/32. see full Mazda CX-5 review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2015 4dr SUV 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
My Mazda is the AWD model, and, I'm pleasantly surprised that it's bascially hitting its EPA numbesr so far. I've done 3 long trips, mostly interstate, running 70 - 75 Mph, and, average mileage is running 27.5 - 30 Mpg. see full Mazda CX-5 review
2014 4dr SUV 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Fuel economy was the best in its class. see full Mazda CX-5 review
2014 4dr SUV 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The number two reason I chose this vehicle was for the gas mileage, which has so far exceeded my expectations. According to the information screen, I've been averaging between 29 and 30 mpg. see full Mazda CX-5 review
2014 4dr SUV 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
This SUV gets as good mileage as my father's Ford Escape Hybrid! Overall, I love that I am actually getting better MPG than my previous car, which was a 2009 Mazda 6. see full Mazda CX-5 review
2014 4dr SUV 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Hard to complain about averaging 27 mpg in an all wheel drive vehicle that is mostly surburban driven. see full Mazda CX-5 review
2013 4dr SUV 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Outstanding, I am still meeting or beating the EPA standards for this vehicle with an automatic transmission. Over a 3500 mile road trip, the total (calculated) MPG was 31.3 for the entire trip, this was 2600 miles of interstate, and about 900 miles of city driving and touring. The speeds on the highway were 70-80 MPH for most of the interstate, so this seems to be above EPA speeds. Of course the mileage drops off above 70 mph, but cruising at 80 MPH in west Texas, the average (tank to tank) on the two tanks was 29.6 MPG. Most of this is because of the fact that the transmission is a help as well, the locking converter and six speeds allow for a good range of flexibility for the engine to run. see full Mazda CX-5 review
2013 4dr SUV 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
see full Mazda CX-5 review
2013 4dr SUV 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Being a "green" thinking person, I liked the fact that the Mazda has the best fuel economy in it's class, by a fair margin! It does deliver on it's claim: I get 30-33 on the highway, depending on average speed, even in the up and down terrain of Seattle highways, and average 20-23 in strictly city driving. Again, we have a lot of hills in Seattle, which have a big affect on fuel economy. The modest sized engine does work and rev a bit more than some of the others I drove, but it does just fine overall. IF you want a very fast 0-60 time get a BMW or Porsche SUV, but be prepared to pay the price at the pump!! see full Mazda CX-5 review
2013 4dr SUV 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
True to EPA estimates, 25 city/31 highway for the AWD AT. I've tracked about half of the miles I have driven on fuelly and get ~28mpg (mostly using the car to commute to work on state routes w/ 55 mph speed limits). see full Mazda CX-5 review
 

Mazda CX-5 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Mazda CX-5's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.