2015 Mazda CX-5  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#44 of 2015 SUVs

#102 of all 2015 vehicles

The CX-5, which Mazda introduced in 2013, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Mazda CX-5 packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. The CX-5 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Mazda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2015 Mazda CX-5 is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2015 Mazda CX-5 has a score of 74, implying a 0.05% chance of driver death (4.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Mazda CX-5 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0503% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.7394%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0503% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.7394% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Mazda CX-5 is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2015 Mazda CX-5 is 24% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

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