Does the Mazda CX-5 have All-Wheel-Drive?

September 24th, 2021 by
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2021 Mazda CX-5

A common question during the Mazda SUV research process is whether or not the model you want has AWD (all-wheel-drive). Nowadays, AWD isn’t reserved for trucks, jeeps and other off-roading models – many automakers are offering sophisticated AWD systems with their sedan and SUV models too. Mazda offers their own AWD technology called iActiv AWD with Off-Road Traction Assist that optimize driving performance in a variety of road and weather conditions. This technology is available in the new Mazda CX-5 with certain trims having AWD as a standard feature.

What is iActiv AWD?

Like many all-wheel-drive systems, iActiv functions by evenly distributing torque between the front and rear wheels for superior handling, providing the smoothest possible ride and longevity of your tires. iActiv specifically uses a range of sensors that detect both the driving scene and driver intention to calculate the best torque distribution, keeping your tires from slipping in different directions. The iActiv system can detect weather from your use of wipers and temperature controls, steering direction, speed and even brake fluid pressure to paint the picture of your current driving experience and make the necessary adjustments to reduce tire slippage and give you optimal performance. Mazda’s iActive AWD system also helps to free tires that are stuck in sand, deep snow or mud through its Off-Road Traction Assist technology.

Which Mazda CX-5 Models have iActiv AWD?

  • Sport (Available)
  • Touring (Available)
  • Carbon Edition (Available)
  • Carbon Edition Turbo (Available)
  • Grand Touring (Available)
  • Touring (Available)
  • Grand Touring Reserve (Standard iActiv AWD with Off-Road Traction Assist)
  • Signature (Standard iActiv AWD with Off-Road Traction Assist)

Experience iActiv AWD Technology in the Mazda CX-5 for Sale Now near Atlanta

At Mall of Georgia Mazda in Burford, you can see what all the rave is about when it comes to AWD by test driving one of our CX-5 models or any SUV on the lot. Our friendly sales staff is available to answer any questions you may have and help you choose the right Mazda SUV. If you want to save time at the dealership, apply for financing online today. Our finance team will take the stress out of the process so you can focus on acquiring the Mazda of your dreams. We’re here for you through the life of your Mazda with premier service. Get started today by contacting us or by heading to our dealership located at 3546 GA-20 • Buford, GA 30519.

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