MAZDA CX-5 2017

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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2017 tested 5 star ANCAP rating

The tested model of Mazda CX-5 was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in April 2017. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants.


Test Results Summary
Crash TestScore
Adult Occupant Protection 36.48 out of 38
    Full Width Frontal Test 7.52 out of 8
    Frontal Offset Summary 7.37 out of 8
    Side Impact Test 8 out of 8
    Pole Test 8 out of 8
    Whiplash Protection Test 2.59 out of 3
    AEB (City) 3 out of 3
Child Occupant Protection 39.36 out of 49
Safety Assist 7.11 out of 12
    Speed Assistance System 1.50 out of 3
    Seat Belt Reminders 3 out of 3
    Lane Support System 0 out of 3
    AEB (Interurban) 2.61 out of 3
Pedestrian Protection 32.76 out of 42

Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest-protecting and side head-protecting (curtain) airbags are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and a driver-set speed limiter are standard. A lane departure warning system (LDW) with lane keep assist (LKA) is available on some variants.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Frontal Offset Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 7.37 pts (out of 8)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.86 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 2.89 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. Dummy readings indicated good protection of the knees and femurs of both the driver and passenger. Acceptable protection was provided for the chest and lower legs of the driver. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 8 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

In both the side impact and the more severe side pole test, all critical body areas were well protected and the CX-5 scored maximum points.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Full Width Frontal Test

Full Width Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Driver* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.62 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Rear Passenger* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 3.19 pts
Chest 3.27 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts

In the full width frontal test, head protection for the driver and passenger was good. Protection of the chest of both the driver and rear passenger was acceptable, as was the neck of the rear dummy.

What is full width frontal test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pole Test

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Pole* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts
What is pole test?

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Whiplash Protection Test

Front: 1.84 points

Rear: 0.75 points

AEB (City): 3.00 points

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Child Protection Test

6 year old child: 10.86 points

10 year old child: 10.00 points

In the frontal offset test, protection of the 10 year child dummy was good for the chest and the head. However, dummy readings of neck tension indicated poor protection of this part of the body. Protection of the chest of the 6 year child dummy was marginal but that of the head and neck was good. In the side impact test, both dummies were well protected.

Pedestrian Summary

Adult & child head impacts: 18.91 points

Upper leg impacts: 1.99 points

Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

AEB (vulnerable road user): 5.86 points

This vehicle scored 32.76 out of 42 points. The bonnet provided good or adequate protection to the head of a struck pedestrian over most of its surface. The bumper provided good protection to pedestrians' legs while the front of the bonnet showed mixed results. The autonomous emergency braking (AEB) system can detect pedestrians and performed well in testing of this functionality. (Tested by Euro NCAP v8.3)


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

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6.6 L/100km

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