Prices for the Mazda CX-5 CKD are out! The locally-assembled SUV now starts at RM144,125 for the 2WD Mid Spec, while the 2WD High Spec is set at RM149,255. The range-topping 4WD High Spec variant will set you back RM159,515. Quoted prices are on-the-road including insurance.
Launched in CBU form in May 2012, the Japanese made CX-5 was priced back then at RM159,500 for the 2WD and RM169,760 for the AWD, both in the same high spec, which means the difference is around RM10,000. You can click here to view our original launch report and here for a test drive report.
The CX-5 SUV is the second Mazda to be locally assembled at Inokom’s facility in Kedah after the Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback. In July 2012, Bermaz Motor, the distributor of Mazda vehicles in Malaysia since 2008, inked a joint venture agreement with Mazda Motor Corporation for a manufacturing programme in Malaysia, which will see Mazda increase local assembly and manufacturing activities in our country.
Mazda’s entry saw the establishment of Mazda Malaysia Sdn Bhd, responsible for both manufacturing and increasing localisation activities to support Bermaz Motor’s sales and marketing efforts. Mazda Motor Corp has 70% share in the JV, with the rest held by its local partner. Full story here.