Mazda adds Carbon Edition to CX-5 range

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Carbon Edition CX5
Carbon Edition CX5

• 2021 brings with it a new derivative to the Mazda CX-5's range. 

• The Japanese carmaker has added a Carbon Edition model its its line-up.

• Mazda says the Carbon Edition model replaces the outgoing Individual Auto FWD derivative. 


Mazda will offer a new derivative to its CX-5 range: 2.0L Carbon Edition FWD. The replacement for the Individual model offers an exclusive and sporty look, on both the exterior and interior says the Japanese carmaker. 


The Carbon Edition is powered the same two-litre that does duty in other models in the range and produces 121kW and 213Nm. It is mated exclusively to an automatic transmission only. The specification will be based on the current Individual Auto FWD and replaces that model in the line-up. 


Exterior highlights include gloss black exterior mirrors and 19-inch black metallic alloy wheels. Inside, there is black film on the dashboard and door panels; red stitching on the steering wheel, gear lever, knee pads and seats; a leather and suede combination seat trim (with red stitching).

The Carbon Edition model will be available in the following six colours: namely, Snowflake White Pearl, Sonic Silver, Machine Grey, Soul Red Crystal, Polymetal Grey, Jet Black. 

The CX-5 model line-up will be retained in its current format, offering seven derivatives:

2.0L Active FWD (Manual and Auto)

2.0L Dynamic FWD (Manual and Auto)

2.0L Carbon Edition FWD (Auto)

2.5L Individual AWD (Auto)

2.2L DE Akera AWD (Auto)

The new model goes on sale January 2021 and the entire range is sold standard with a three-year unlimited kilometer service plan.

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