2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Long-Term Road Test

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edited September 2014 in Mazda

image2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Long-Term Road Test

Our long-term 2014 Mazda CX-5's driver seat proved shockingly comfortable during a road trip to Northern California and back.

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  • zimtheinvaderzimtheinvader Member Posts: 580
    Did Mazda change the angle of the headrests in the 2014 or is it just the angle of the shot? They seem to not be angled as far forward as the 2013.
  • ericheseriches Member Posts: 80
    @ zim: Not that I'm aware; they look identical to the ones in the 2013 Grand Touring model we tested -- http://media.ed.edmunds-media.com/mazda/cx-5/2013/ft/2013_mazda_cx-5_seat_ft_416121_717.jpg. I've never found this to be an issue in the CX-5, but of c
  • zimtheinvaderzimtheinvader Member Posts: 580
    Thanks Erin, when I first got mine the headrest bothered me as I was always accustomed to having the seat back set mostly vertical with my shoulders against the seat in past cars. With the seat like that in the CX5 the headrest would whap me in the head on most road imperfections. It took some tweaking of the angles of the seat and just getting used to not leaning back into the seat and I don't notice the headrest anymore. Some countries get active whiplash prevention where the headrest moves forward on impact so it is out of the way the rest of the time and thought maybe they added that to the US one for 2014.
  • sbnachossbnachos Member Posts: 1
    Any idea how this seat is for someone who is around 6'2"-6'3"?
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