MAZDA CX-5 Safety Rating

December 3rd, 2019 by


For Kansas City drivers and beyond looking for a new, reliable, and safe crossover SUV, They’ll want to put the 2019 Mazda CX-5 at the top of the list. This model has received glowing safety ratings from both the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Read the reviews, ratings, and more to learn about this model’s safety as well as the added peace of mind it provides on Lee's Summit roads with Eddy's Mazda of Lee's Summit.


MAZDA CX-5 Safety Rating From the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The new Mazda CX-5 was named the Top Safety Pick+ in 2019 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which is the highest honor awarded by independent experts in this industry! This ensures Independence drivers and beyond that this crossover SUV is a great choice for families from all over. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 was also awarded a “Good” rating in the following areas:

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

The IIHS is also renowned for evaluating the effectiveness of each manufacturer’s Front Crash Prevention System. The Mazda CX-5 was once again was praised for avoiding collisions at 12 mph and 25 mph. This earned it a remarkable rating of “Superior.”

MAZDA CX-5 Overall NHTSA Safety Rating

The Mazda CX-5 performed just as well in the NHTSA safety tests. In fact, the Mazda CX-5 earned a perfect 5-star score across the board in the overall NHTSA safety rating:

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

Safety Features of the MAZDA CX-5

The features that Mazda has integrated into the Mazda SUVs that give this model such great safety ratings include the following, which are standard in all trims:

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

You can also upgrade to receive the powerful i-Activsense® suite of safety features, which includes:

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

Test Drive the MAZDA CX-5 at Eddy's Mazda of Lee's Summit Today

If you decide the new Mazda CX-5 is the right model for you and your family, make the trip to Eddy's Mazda of Lee's Summit for a test drive. While here, be sure to browse our new vehicle specials for additional savings on your favorite Mazda SUV. Have questions in the meantime about our models, the Mazda CX-5 trim levels, if you can trade in a financed car, and more? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

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