The maximum towing capacity of a 2015 Mazda CX-5 is 2,000 pounds with a payload of 1,005 pounds. Exterior options for towing include a trailer hitch receiver, rear bumper guard and clear film bumper top protection.
The 2015 Mazda CX-5 features a 2.5-liter base engine, all-wheel drive train and six-speed automatic transmission. The 2015 Mazda CX-5 received an "A" grade from experts at Edmunds.com, who noted the vehicle's fuel efficiency, comfort and solid crash test scores. Criticisms of the vehicle included an average electronic interface, weak acceleration and low speaker quality. The vehicle was also rated highly by consumers, scoring four out of five stars at Edmunds.com.