You’ve narrowed it down to the 2021 Mazda CX-5? Congratulations! You’ve decided on getting one of the best crossovers on the market, according to the likes of US News and World Report, Edmunds, Car & Driver, and more. However, this crossover comes in six different trims—Sport, Touring, Carbon Edition, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature—each with their own unique set of features. We’ll be taking a look at three of those trims today.
Here’s our comparison of the first three 2021 Mazda CX-5 trims: the Sport, the Touring, and the Carbon Edition. Below, you’ll see all the features that makes each trim unique.
The Sport comes standard with a new 10.25-inch touchscreen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, Mazda Connected Services, a Wi-Fi hotspot, HD radio, a four-speaker stereo, two USB ports, and push-button start. Forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, automatic high-beam headlights, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a rearview camera are standard too.
The Touring trim gets numerous upgrades. It adds synthetic leather upholstery, heated front seats, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The stereo gets a bump to six speakers. Other miscellaneous features added on this trim include a rear-row armrest, two rear-row USB ports, and proximity keyless entry.
The Carbon Edition adds exclusive red leather upholstery, an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, a six-way power-adjustable passenger’s seat, a moonroof, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a universal garage door opener, and a power liftgate. It also gets a 10-speaker Bose stereo system. The Carbon Edition is available with the powerful turbocharged engine, as well.