PRLog - March 21, 2012 - FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- The CX-5, an all-new small SUV, earns the Institute's top award for good performance in front, side, rollover, and rear impact evaluations.
Mazda CX-5, Mazda of Cool Springs
The CX-5 is the second Mazda to qualify since the Institute made the criteria for earning the award tougher in 2010 by requiring good performance in a roof strength test that assesses rollover protection. The other model is the Mazda 3, a small car.
To measure roof strength, a metal plate is pushed against one corner of a vehicle's roof at a constant speed. The maximum force sustained by the roof before 5 inches of crush is compared to the vehicle's weight to find the strength-to-
The roof of the CX-5 withstood a force equal to 5.47 times the vehicle's weight. Vehicles with a strength-to-
All CX-5s are equipped with the all-new SKYACTIV-Body and all-new SKYACTIV-Chassis, which ensure a vehicle structure as reinforced and quiet as it is rigid and absorbs impacts. The SKYACTIV-Chassis weighs less than current Mazda platforms and includes a front strut suspension and a multi-link rear format along with an assortment of design changes. The SKYACTIV-Body is comprised of 61 percent high-tensile steel, creating a lighter, stronger body with superior handling. The all-new CX-5 also is the first production vehicle to utilize 1,800MPa ultra-high tensile steel, which are utilized in the front and rear bumper beams and results in parts that are 20 percent stronger and 10.6 pounds lighter than previous generation bumpers.
Other standard safety equipment includes six airbags (front, side and full side-curtain)
About Mazda of Cool Springs
Mazda of Cool Springs is your Central Tennessee Mazda dealer. Our Sales Department’s goal is to provide you with the best new car buying experience possible. If you’re looking for a pre-owned vehicle in Central Tennessee, Mazda of Cool Springs has a wide variety to choose from! At Mazda of Cool Springs Service Department, our highly qualified technicians are here to provide exceptional service in a timely manner. From oil changes to transmission replacements, we are dedicated to maintaining top tier customer service, for both new and pre-owned car buyers! We are here to assist you every step of the way from the purchase of your new or pre-owned vehicle with financing and quotes to service and parts maintenance. It's our commitment to earn your business every day.
Mazda of Cool Springs is centrally located in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, and neighbors to Nashville, Madison, Antioch, Brentwood, Murfreesboro, Clarksville, Dickson, and Columbia.
Feel free to browse our online inventory, www.mazdaofcoolsprings.com or stop by Mazda of Cool Springs located at 200 Comtide Court in Franklin, Tennessee and test drive a new Mazda or one of our pre-owned vehicles today!
Mazda of Cool Springs
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