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Mazda CX-5 Service & Repair Manual: Suspension Features


Improved rigidity and handling stability

  • A strut type front suspension adopted

  • E-type multi-link rear suspension adopted

  • For the front/rear crossmembers, the welded flange has been eliminated (flange-less), the cross-section expanded and the connection rigidity of the welded parts improved to achieve both rigidity and light weight.

  • By adopting a 6-point rigid mount-type front crossmember, the force generated from the tires is transmitted directly, and an agile vehicle response in low-to-mid speed range has been realized.

  • The caster angle and caster trail was increased on the front suspension.

  • The cross-section on the center member of the front crossmember has been expanded and the longitudinal offset of the front lower arm installation position reduced to realize an optimized framework.

  • The longitudinal span of the rear crossmember has been expanded and the longitudinal offset of the rear lateral link installation position reduced to realize an optimized framework.

  • By raising the installation position of the rear trailing link, the longitudinal input has been reduced, ride comfort improved, and the sense of safety during braking improved.

Improved handling stability and ride comfort

  • Positions of the links and rigidity of the bushes were reviewed to increase toe-in for the lateral force input to the tires.

  • Grip of the rear tires was increased by the increased toe-in, and a mild vehicle response in high-speed range has been realized.

Improved marketability

  • Tire pressure monitoring system adopted

  • Affixing-type balance weights adopted

Environmental consideration

  • Tires with optimized characteristics and low rolling resistance have been adopted.


Suspension Abbreviations
AAS Active Adaptive Shift ABS Antilock Brake System ABDC After Bottom Dead Center ACC Access ...

Wheel Hub Component Inspection
Wheel Bearing Excessive Play Inspection 1. Install the magnetic base and dial gauge as shown in the figure and measure the wheel bearing axial excessive play. If it exceeds the maximu ...

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Overheating
Overheating If the High engine coolant temperature warning light illuminates, the vehicle loses power, or you hear a loud knocking or pinging noise, the engine is probably too hot. WARNING Switch the ignition to off and make sure the fan is not running before attempting to work near the c ...

Auto Leveling Sensor
Purpose Detects the vehicle height and outputs it to the AFS control module. Function Changes the detected vehicle height into a voltage value and outputs it to the AFS control module. Construction Installed to the rear cross member. Consists of link No. 1 ...

Wheels And Tires
Outline An adhesive-type balance weights has been adopted to the outer side of the aluminum alloy wheels. Due to this, a stylish wheel design is realized. In consideration of the environment, steel balance weights have been adopted to reduce the use of lead in the vehicle. ...

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