2019 Mazda CX-5 Safety Rating

October 20th, 2019 by

Dark Gray 2019 Mazda CX-5

Drivers near Vista and Carlsbad have so many reasons to choose the 2019 Mazda CX-5, and the most recent Mazda CX-5 safety rating is just icing on the cake! Whether you look to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, you’ll find that this Mazda SUV leaves nothing to be desired.

Mazda CX-5 Safety Rating: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The Mazda CX-5 was named as a Top Safety Pick+ in 2019. That’s the highest honor awarded by these independent experts, and it proves that this SUV is a smart choice for drivers everywhere! It also earned a “Good” rating in the following important areas:

  • Small Overlap Front – Driver Side
  • Small Overlap Front – Passenger Side
  • Moderate Overlap Front
  • Side Crashworthiness
  • Roof Strength
  • Head Restraints and Seats
  • Headlights

The IIHS also evaluates the effectiveness of each manufacturer’s Front Crash Prevention System. Here again, the CX-5 passed with flying colors, avoiding collisions at 12 mph and 25 mph. This earned it a rating of “Superior.”

Mazda CX-5 Overall NHTSA Safety Rating

Looking for a second opinion? You’ll be glad to learn that the Mazda CX-5 performed just as well in the safety tests performed by the NHTSA. In fact, the Mazda CX-5 overall NHTSA safety rating was a perfect 5-star score.

It also earned 5 stars in almost every individual collision test:

  • Overall Front Driver and Passenger Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Front Driver Side: 5 Stars
  • Front Passenger Side: 5 Stars
  • Overall Side Crash Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Overall Side Pole Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Side Barrier Rating: 5 Stars
  • Side Barrier Rear Passenger Rating: 5 Stars
  • Barrier Driver Rating: 5 Stars

Even in collisions that cause a rollover, the Mazda CX-5 performed admirably, earning 4 stars.

Mazda CX-5 Safety Features

Every Mazda safety rating is the result of tireless work by a team of expert engineers and technologists. The following Mazda CX-5 safety features are standard across the lineup:

  • Rearview camera
  • Blind spot monitoring system
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Low-speed automatic braking

If you decide to upgrade, you’ll receive the powerful i-ACTIVSENSE® suite of safety features, along with a few covetable upgrades. These include:

  • Full-speed Smart City Brake Support
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Adaptive Front Lighting & High Beam Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Front & Rear Parking Sensors
  • Fog Lights
  • Head-Up Display
  • Traffic Sign Recognition

Are you curious about the other features that set the Mazda CX-5 apart? Compare the CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V, or pit it against the Toyota RAV4.

Experience the Mazda CX-5 in Person!

You’ve seen the Mazda CX-5 safety ratings, but true confidence behind the wheel is always the result of experience. Schedule your test drive with Mazda of Escondido, and find out how they’ll improve your drives around San Marcos. Check out our Mazda CX-5 inventory and visit our dealership today!

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