Mazda CX-5 Diesel Gets A Massive Discount

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Some dealers have slashed the price of the Mazda CX-5 Diesel by up to $10,000.

Last year, Mazda introduced the new CX-5 Signature Diesel crossover, but its relatively disappointing fuel economy makes it hard to justify its high $42,000 asking price, which is over $4,000 more expensive than the equivalent gasoline model. It's a different story today, however, as CarsDirect reports that many dealers are offering some massive discounts to tempt you into buying a Mazda CX-5 Diesel.

For example, a dealer in Dublin, California, for example, is offering $10,000 off the two 2019 CX-5 Signature Diesel models it currently has for sale. This makes the price drop from $42,045 to just $32,045 - that's over $5,000 less than a comparable 2019 CX-5 Signature with all-wheel-drive offered by the same dealer.

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Other dealers across the country in locations such as Maryland, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin are also selling the CX-5 Diesel with between $9,000 and $10,000 off. And yet a visit to Mazda's official website would have you believe there are zero rebates available for the diesel-powered crossover.

According to a national dealer incentive bulletin, dealers are being given up to $5,000 to reduce the prices on diesel CX-5s, but a lot of dealers are also offering an additional $5,000 discount.

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Whether the Mazda CX-5 Diesel has a future remains to be seen. While the 2020 CX-5 went on sale last November, Mazda hasn't announced when the diesel will start arriving at dealers.

Powring the Mazda CX-5 Diesel Signature, which is currently only available with AWD, is a Skyactiv-D 2.2-liter engine and a sequential twin turbocharger producing 168 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. The EPA rates the diesel-powered CX-5 at an estimated 27/30/28 mpg city/highway/combined. For comparison, the non-turbo gasoline-engined CX-5 AWD produces 187 hp and 186 lb-ft and is rated at 24/30/26 mpg, while the CX-5 Turbo has 250 hp and 310 lb-ft and returns 22/27/24 mpg.

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