2021 MAZDA CX-5 Towing Capacity

February 24th, 2021 by

Olive Green 2021 Mazda CX-5

Interested in a compact crossover SUV that is easy and fun to drive, but also has the power you need for your towing demands? With a 2021 MAZDA CX-5 towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds* when properly equipped, you will be able to secure a small boat or camper to your SUV for San Marcos-area adventures. Learn more about the towing and performance capabilities of the MAZDA CX-5 at Mazda of Escondido!


What is responsible for the MAZDA CX-5 towing capacity of 2,000 pounds? Discover the powertrain setup for the new MAZDA CX-5 to understand how everything comes together for an ultimate towing experience.

  •  SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine rated at 250 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque
  • SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic transmission, providing the extra power typically associated with a continuously variable transmission and a dual-clutch transmission
  • i-ACTIV AWD® for optimal traction on Vista roads


Your MAZDA towing capacity and overall experience in Carlsbad is made all the better and safer with the following MAZDA CX-5 safety features:

  • Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brake Force Distribution & Brake Assist
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist
  • Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control System
  • Hill Launch Assist


With MAZDA CX-5 accessories for sale at Mazda of Escondido, there are a number of ways to boost your utility even further with trailer hitches, bike racks, cargo organizers, and more. Order parts online with our parts department, and we will let you know when the accessories are available for you to pick up.

EXPLORE THE 2021 MAZDA CX-5 AT Mazda of Escondido

With a sense of all that the 2021 MAZDA CX-5 towing capacity has in store, are you ready to get behind the wheel? Reach out to Mazda of Escondido to schedule a test drive near Poway today! After your road test, our financing team will walk you through the loan or lease process to ensure you get a plan you can afford without compromising what you want in an SUV. Feel free to apply for financing online before you visit to get started!

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