2022: No Parchment Turbos but 6 more HP?

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CX5 '21 GTR
Just browsing Mazda website...

Am I reading it right that 2021 was the last year one could get a turbo CX5 with Parchment interior?
Makes my car pretty unique.

Also, they claim that 2022 ones are 256HP vs 2021 250HP on 93, while still same 227HP on 87, I doubt they changed the engines, probably tuned a bit? Maybe could be replicated on 2021?
 
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2021 CX-9 Sig
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2021 CX-5 GT
I stated the same thing in the 2022 CX-5 thread. The only color choices are black in what used to be the GT-R and the Caturra Brown (which looks black!) in the Signature.

But you can get the parchment in the lower N/A engines.

I think the 2022 model year says volumes about Mazda's plans for the CX-5.
 

PaulZooms

16.5 GT Sensing
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Lakewood, CO
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2016.5 CX-5 GT
Just browsing Mazda website...

Am I reading it right that 2021 was the last year one could get a turbo CX5 with Parchment interior?
Makes my car pretty unique….
When I noticed this, I took the CX-5 off my list. I require a light colored interior, beige or light gray. While I enjoy my 2.5 NA, I would have got the Turbo in a heartbeat had it been available 5+ years ago.

I did put a deposit on my next ride - a 2023 Ioniq 5 Limited AWD. Expected delivery in 2 months. 320 HP and class-leading recharge rates. (18 minutes for 10-80% with DC fast charging.)

I’ll still keep up with this forum, as my wife will be taking over the CX-5 and handing her 08 RAV4 V6 to the grandkids. She says she’ll miss the 279 ponies, but she really needs something with better safety tech.
 

Freedom55

2020 AWD GS Montreal Canada
When I noticed this, I took the CX-5 off my list. I require a light colored interior, beige or light gray. While I enjoy my 2.5 NA, I would have got the Turbo in a heartbeat had it been available 5+ years ago.

I did put a deposit on my next ride - a 2023 Ioniq 5 Limited AWD. Expected delivery in 2 months. 320 HP and class-leading recharge rates. (18 minutes for 10-80% with DC fast charging.)

I’ll still keep up with this forum, as my wife will be taking over the CX-5 and handing her 08 RAV4 V6 to the grandkids. She says she’ll miss the 279 ponies, but she really needs something with better safety tech.
The Ioniq 5 has great reviews and too bad Mazda has nothing similar to offer (MX-30 is in a different league). Except for lack of rear wiper/washer which Tesla doesn't have either, low ground clearance is about the only other negative point. Overall, at least a couple of notches above other mainstream EV like Kona, Bolt, Leaf, Niro, Soul, etc. Perhaps a notch above VW iD4 and pretty close to Tesla and Mach-E IMO but cheaper.

I would love to have an AWD EV one day but I will wait to see what's coming next from Mazda, Nissan (Leaf to be replaced by a small SUV), Honda, GM, Toyota/Subaru (higher ground clearance but much lower HP).
 

PaulZooms

16.5 GT Sensing
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Lakewood, CO
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2016.5 CX-5 GT
The Ioniq 5 has great reviews and too bad Mazda has nothing similar to offer (MX-30 is in a different league). Except for lack of rear wiper/washer which Tesla doesn't have either, low ground clearance is about the only other negative point. Overall, at least a couple of notches above other mainstream EV like Kona, Bolt, Leaf, Niro, Soul, etc. Perhaps a notch above VW iD4 and pretty close to Tesla and Mach-E IMO but cheaper.

I would love to have an AWD EV one day but I will wait to see what's coming next from Mazda, Nissan (Leaf to be replaced by a small SUV), Honda, GM, Toyota/Subaru (higher ground clearance but much lower HP).
Yea, lack of a rear wiper/washer is a drawback. In the Denver desertish climate less so than more humid areas. I plan on keeping a bucket with washer fluid and a squeegee in the garage.

The 6.1” clearance is a bit low, but we plan upon using the CX-5 with Blizzak DM-V2’s for most snow duty and we never go off-road - gravel 3x yearly maybe.

Nissan Ariya is overpriced, about $3k more for comparable models. Besides, I think of Nissan as Japan’s Chrysler, or whatever they go by. Marginal engineering, low initial quality and poor long term reliability.

I drove an ID.4 and didn’t like it at all. Low power, so so range and cheap interior. Besides, with all the electrical problems I had with my VW EOS, I’d be crazy to get a VW electric lol.
 
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