Malaysian assembled Mazda CX-5 Turbo marches to Thailand, priced over RM 250k!

Shaun · Nov 7, 2019 05:45 PM

Mazda CX-5 front three quarter

Thailand has just gotten ahold of the Mazda CX-5 Turbo, which was officially launched here last month. 

The range topping CX-5 is priced at 1.85m Baht, translating to just over RM 250k. Lucky for us Malaysians as ours are priced at just RM 181k.

Mazda CX-5 engine

To reiterate, 2.5-litre turbocharged engine came straight from its larger sibling - the CX-9. It makes 230 PS and torque output peaks at 420 Nm. Transmission duty is handled by a 6-speed automatic that drives all four wheels. 

It might be pricey but the Thai spec CX-5 Turbo gets black headlining, radar cruise control, sunroof, brown Nappa leather seats, and a 10-speaker Bose sound system.

Mazda CX-5 interior

Unlike a few Toyota models that are imported from Thailand, it is the reverse for Mazda as the CX-5 is assembled at the Kulim plant here in Malaysia and gets exported to Thailand. 



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Up to 20% higher than average trade-in price

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