One of the most dependable small SUVs on the market is the Mazda CX-5.

There are several competitive nameplates across a wide variety of pricing points available in the compact SUV market.

By releasing the CX-5 to the North American market in 2013, the Japanese automaker Mazda intended

 The CX-5 was the first car to use Mazda's Kodo design language, following in the wake of the Tribute and the somewhat larger CX-

 However, many people can choose to forego the hottest features and benefits in exchange for a lower price

As a reliable, fuel-efficient small SUV, the Mazda CX-5 first generation (2013–2016) has a lot of value on the secondhand market.

Even though it occasionally has its downsides, we think a used CX-5 may become your next favourite

The 2016 Grand Touring trim is the one to choose if you want to take advantage of all the features that the first-generation

The 2016 CX-5's 2.5L four-cylinder engine generates 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque.

The powertrain is coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission, which always drives the front wheels

 For those desiring a more engaging driving experience and superior off-road capabilities, an AWD option is offered.

A five-seater SUV shouldn't be expected to have much of a towing capability.

The CX-5 can pull up to 2,000 pounds, which is sufficient for two fishing boats or a small jet ski.

With the FWD drivetrain, the CX-5 Grand Touring gives official EPA estimates of 26 miles in the city and 33 miles