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    New Mazda CX-5 review and road test 2013

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    Read our full Mazda CX-5 review http://www.motortorque.com

    Electric and hybrid cars are being built at a faster rate than any other time in history - but Mazda is one manufacturer bucking the trend by shunning the technology in favour of more traditional petrol and diesel engines.

    Mazda says electric technology is still too expensive and impractical and the challenge given to the team behind the Mazda CX-5 compact SUV crossover was simple; build a lightweight, green SUV that runs on petrol and diesel.

    The result is this, a car that delivers the looks of an SUV and the running costs of a small hatchback...