2023 Mazda CX-5 Safety and Reliability

Mazda CX-5 Reliability Rating

2023 CX-5 Safety

It's unsurprising that reviews of the Mazda CX-5's safety are stellar, especially when you have a look at the list of standard driver-assist features. The NHTSA's review of the CX-5 resulted in a five-out-of-five-star overall rating. The IIHS also awarded the SUV a 2022 Top Safety Pick+ Award, the highest accolade it can give, and we wouldn't be surprised if the 2023 model matched this.

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

NHTSA safety ratings are not available at this time.

2023 CX-5 Key Safety Features

One of the biggest advantages that the CX-5 boasts is its impressive suite of safety features included on all trims. The traditional bunch of features include dual-front, front-side and side impact airbags as well as a rearview camera, traction control, and hill-launch assist. The standard driver-assist tech on all models includes collision warning, lane-departure warning, lane-keep assist, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, pedestrian monitoring, and advanced smart city brake support. The Turbo Signature is the only trim that gets a standard 360-degree camera, front and rear parking sensors, automatic reverse city braking, driver-attention alert, traffic-sign recognition, and traffic-jam assist.

Mazda CX-5 Trims2.5 S2.5 S Select2.5 S Preferred2.5 S Carbon Edition2.5 S Premium2.5 S Premium Plus2.5 Turbo2.5 Turbo Signature
Back-Up CameraSSSSSSSS
Cross-Traffic AlertSSSSSSSN/A
Rear Parking AidN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AS
Blind Spot MonitorSSSSSSSS
Lane Departure WarningSSSSSSSS
Lane Keeping AssistSSSSSSSS
Night VisionN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorSSSSSSSS
Brake AssistSSSSSSSS
Stability ControlSSSSSSSS
Traction ControlSSSSSSSS

2023 CX-5 Reliability

The 2020-2023 models haven't been involved in any recalls in the US. This should come as a relief to those who are concerned about reliability ratings and J.D. Power's ratings of the Mazda CX-5 also point towards very good reliability with an overall score of 83 out of 100 and 82/100 for quality and reliability.

The CX-5 does come with a three-year or 36,000-mile basic warranty as well as a five-year or 60,000-mile drivetrain warranty. Roadside assistance is also standard for three years or 36,000 miles.


  • Basic:
    3 Years \ 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain:
    5 Years \ 60,000 Miles
  • Corrosion:
    5 Years \ Unlimited Miles
  • Roadside Assistance:
    3 Years \ 36,000 Miles
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