July 8, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
The upcoming Mazda CX-5, which will look a lot like the pictured Minagi concept, will be made in China by the Chang’an-Mazda joint venture. Production starts sometime late 2012 and the CX-5 will be listed in early 2013. Chang’an-Mazda aims at a neat 200.000 yuan for the cheapest car in the range. Engines: 2.0 or 2.5, 4×2 or 4×4. Competition comes from cars such as the FAW-Toyota RAV4 and the Dongfeng-Honda CR-V.
May 4, 2011 by W.E. Ning
Mazda’s new CX-5 will be revealed at September’s Frankfurt motor show and go on sale in early 2012. It will come to China as an import, distributed trough the Chang’an-Mazda dealer network. The CX-5 is expected to arrive in China sometime around March next year.