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A new price list for the new 2017 Mazda CX-5 has surfaced, which supersedes an earlier one that was posted at the end of August 2017. While the number of variants remains unchanged, there have been some revisions in terms of pricing (spoiler alert: it’s cheaper than previously reported).

As a recap, the CX-5 will be offered in a total of five variants – 2.0G 2WD GL, 2.0G 2WD GLS, 2.5G 2WD GLS, 2.2D 2WD GLS and 2.2D AWD GLS. A five-year/100,000 km warranty and three-year/60,000 km free maintenance package is standard with every CX-5 purchase, regardless of variant choice.

Getting into the figures that matter most, we start with the 2.0G 2WD, which is available in base GL and GLS guises. The former is priced at RM134,205.50 on-the-road without insurance, while the GLS is yours for RM148.205.50.

Both 2.0G 2WD variants are powered by a 2.0 litre four-cylinder SkyActiv-G petrol engine, which churns out 162 hp and 210 Nm of torque. Drive is sent to the front wheels via a six-speed SkyActiv-Drive automatic transmission.

Higher up the range, we find the highest spec petrol variant on offer – the 2.5G 2WD GLS that goes for RM160,596.70. The variant gets a more powerful 2.5 litre four-cylinder SkyActiv-G powerplant (192 hp/257 Nm), and retains the same transmission.

Next up are the diesel variants, which feature a 2.2 litre SkyActiv-D engine that provides 173 hp and 420 Nm. If you need all-wheel drive, the range-topping 2.2D AWD GLS is your only option here, as all other variants are front-wheel drive ones. This includes the 2.2 2WD GLS, which is priced at RM164,179.10. Meanwhile, the 2.2D AWD GLS has a price tag of RM174,779.10.

Keep in mind that these prices only apply to cars with a solid paint finish, and metallic finishes will cost an additional RM400 across the board. However, if you want Mazda’s premium metallic colours – Soul Red Crystal, Machine Grey and Snowflake Pearl White – the cost option will set you back RM2,000. The inclusion of Soul Red Crystal and Machine Grey in this price list at least, confirms Bermaz’s earlier commitment to introduce Mazda’s premium metallic colours to its CKD models.

Other cost options include a navigation system for RM1,270 and leather seats for RM2,900, both of which are only available for the base variant (2.0G 2WD GL) only. So, what do you think of the pricing for the new CX-5? Will you prefer it over the Honda CR-V and Nissan X-Trail?