The 2020 Mazda CX-5 safety rating at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is a perfect five stars, while the devoted folks at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have given the SUV their 2020 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award.

What does this all mean for you? Well, looking at different SUV options around East Stroudsburg, Easton, Brodheadsville, Stroudsburg, and Saylorsville can be a lengthy process. If you prioritize safety, you can quickly move the Mazda CX-5 up to the top of your list, given its sublime reputation in this field.

At Ray Price Mazda, we thought we'd give you an idea of how Mazda is able to make the Mazda CX-5 such a safe and reassuring option!

NHTSA Safety Rating MAZDA CX-5

The NHTSA has a star-grading system each vehicle on the market is put through. Five stars is the highest grade, with one star being the lowest.

Major categories of the rating system include frontal crash, side crash, and rollover protection. Here's how the 2020 Mazda CX-5 held up throughout the different areas of testing:

  • 5-star overall front rating
  • 5-star front driver side
  • 5-star rating front passenger side
  • 5-star overall side rating
  • 5-star overall side pole star rating
  • 4-star rollover rating

These ratings are pretty consistent with the type of scoring the Mazda CX-5 has seen over the years from the NHTSA.

IIHS Safety Ratings MAZDA CX-5

For the IIHS, the grading is done a bit differently than the NHTSA, yet is equally effusive in its praise of the Mazda CX-5.

Rating is done on a scale from Poor to Good--the highest. Because the 2020 Mazda CX-5 earned the coveted 2020 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, it's no surprise to see a host of Good ratings in the following breakdown:

  • Small overlap front-driver's side: Good
  • Small overlap front-passenger side: Good
  • Roof strength: Good
  • Overall evaluation: Good
  • Headlights: Good

How the MAZDA CX-5 Ensures Safety

The strong build of the Mazda CX-5 is a large part of its overall safety excellence, yet there is a host of driver-assisting technology, which help you stay ahead of potential collisions.

Even with the standard trim level--the Mazda CX-5 Sport--your SUV is loaded with the following intuitive technology:

  • Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection
  • Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning System with Lane-Keep Assist

Pristine Safety Rating for the MAZDA CX-5

No matter which experts you consider, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 safety rating is about as sure-proof as you can get.

To see how all these various safety features work together, contact Ray Price Mazda and we'll get you on the roads around East Stroudsburg, Stroudsburg, Easton, Brodheadsville, and Saylorsville!

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