The 2023 Mazda CX-50 Meridian Edition enhances the outdoor experience

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Three new offerings allow customers to customize the CX-50 for their active lifestyle

  • On sale this fall, the CX-50 Meridian Edition features exclusive 18-inch wheels and Falken off-road tires with a starting MSRP1 of $39,950

  • The Apex Group upgrades the Meridian Edition with a roof platform and more

  • Meridian Choice Group elevates remaining CX-50 models with essential exterior accessories

IRVINE, Calif., August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced availability and pricing information for the 2023 CX-50 2.5 Turbo Meridian Edition, a package designed for the most adventurous customers. Additionally, Meridian Choice Group and Apex Group will be added to the CX-50’s already robust accessory offerings. Updated mid-year pricing on all 2023 CX-50 vehicles is also effective today.

2023 Mazda CX-50 Meridian Edition

CX-50 2.5 TURBO MERIDIAN EDITION

Produced at the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) plant in Huntsville, Alabama, the Mazda CX-50 is a rugged and capable crossover SUV designed to complement the active lifestyles of North American market customers. Building on the standard Mazda CX-50 2.5 Turbo model and all the features that come with it, the Meridian Edition package expands the vehicle’s capabilities by providing exterior-focused 18-inch metallic black alloy wheels wrapped in Falken all-terrain 225/60/18 Tires designed to tackle difficult terrain while feeling at home on the road. Aesthetically, the Meridian Edition is deliberately designed to stand out and provide thoughtful outdoor utility. All-new headlamp trim, unique Meridian Edition-branded matte black hood graphics, black wheel locks and lug nuts, and side sills help protect the CX-50 from the outside elements while maintaining the rugged vehicle appeal. The Meridian edition is exclusively offered in Polymetal Gray or Zircon Sand exterior paint, while the interior is only available in new Terracotta leather with black interior accents.

All Meridian Edition vehicles come standard with Mazda’s i-Activ All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system, Skyactiv-G 2.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine capable of developing 256 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque with 93 higher octane fuel, or 227 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque on 87 octane regular fuel, and a responsive Skyactiv-Drive six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode . The Meridian edition also comes with Mazda’s Mi-Drive, which includes Normal, Sport, Off-Road and Tow drive modes. In tow mode, when equipped with a Mazda-sourced tow hitch, it is capable of towing up to 3,500 lbs.

APEX PACKAGE

First seen when the CX-50 was introduced last fall, Meridian Edition customers looking for the ultimate adventure gear can upgrade to the Apex Pack. The package includes black roof-mounted crossbars, a roof deck, and front and rear mud flaps. The roof platform allows customers to secure even more exterior equipment or add the roof tent available from Mazda’s accessory offerings.

MERIDIAN CHOICE PACKAGE

An option available for the remaining CX-50 models in either powertrain offering, the Meridian Choice Package is a dealer-installed option offering similar exterior-focused features that will help customers customize any CX-50 to better suit their lifestyle. The Meridian Choice Package includes black roof-mounted crossbars, roof deck, front and rear mud flaps, side sill trim, headlight trim and wheel locks and wheel nuts. black wheels. This pack also includes a matte black hood graphic with a different design than the one equipped on the Meridian Edition.

Mazda believes in the benefits of being in nature and that all CX-50 customers, whether they own the 2.5 S, 2.5 Turbo or the new Meridian Edition, should take the time to experience the outdoors and pursue their passions. From surfing to mountain biking, camping to skiing, Mazda has accessories to make your vehicle an essential partner for any trip. With the most rugged accessory offering of any vehicle in Mazda’s current lineup, the CX-50 is ready for all of life’s adventures.

The 2023 Mazda CX-50 is now available in 10 packages with the addition of the Meridian Edition. Each offers customers a well-equipped vehicle with an impressive list of standard technologies and safety features designed to meet their needs while delivering the brand’s renowned driving dynamics and allowing drivers to venture further in the outdoors. Efficient August 2, 2022mid-year pricing for all 2023 CX-50 models will increase by $750 and have a starting MSRP2 of $27,550. Also effective August 2, 2022destination and handling (D&H) charges increased by $50 for 2023 CX-50 to $1,275 ($1,320 in Alaska).

To learn more about CX-50 accessory offerings, please visit your local Mazda dealership or MazdaUSA.com/vehicles/cx-50/accessories. For more information on the Mazda CX-50, please visit MazdaUSA.com.

UPDATED MSRP3 FOR THE MAZDA CX-50 2023 IS AS FOLLOWS:

Model

MSRP

CX-50 2.5S

$27,550

CX-50 2.5S Select

$28,950

CX-50 2.5S Preferred

$30,250

CX-50 2.5S Preferred More

$32,690

CX-50 2.5S Premium

$35,150

CX-50 2.5S Premium Plus

$37,150

CX-50 2.5 Turbo

$37,150

CX-50 2.5 Turbo Meridian Edition

$39,950

CX-50 2.5 Turbo Premium

$40,300

CX-50 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus

$42,300

MERIDIAN PACKAGES:

Apex Package

(Only available on Meridian Edition)

$1,235

Meridian Choice Package4

$1,899

PREMIUM PAINT COLORS5:

Soul Red Crystal Metallic

$595

Premium Machine Gray

$595

Polymetal gray metallic

$395

Zircon Sand Metallic

$395

pearl wind chill

$395

Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Californiaand oversees sales, marketing, parts and customer service for Mazda vehicles in United States, Canada and Mexico through approximately 780 dealers. Operations in Canada are operated by Mazda Canada Inc. in Richmond Hill, Ontarioand operations in Mexico are operated by Mazda Motor of Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and the B-roll, please visit the Mazda Multimedia Center online at news.mazdausa.com.

Follow MNAO’s social media channels via Twitter and Instagram at @MazdaUSA and Facebook at Facebook.com/MazdaUSA.

1 MSRP does not include $1,275 for destination and handling ($1,320 in Alaska), taxes, title or additional fees. Dealers set actual selling prices.
2 MSRP does not include $1,275 for destination and handling ($1,320 in Alaska), taxes, title or additional fees. Dealers set actual selling prices.
3 MSRP does not include $1,275 for destination and handling ($1,320 in Alaska), taxes, title or additional fees. Dealers set actual selling prices.
4 Meridian Choice Package is a dealer installed option; price does not include dealer labor costs
5 Available on select 2023 CX-50 models

Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees sales, marketing, parts and customer service for Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealerships.  Operations in Mexico are handled by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.  For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and the B-roll, please visit the Mazda Media Center online at www.mazdausamedia.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations) (PRNewsfoto/MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS)

Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees sales, marketing, parts and customer service for Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealerships. Operations in Mexico are handled by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and the B-roll, please visit the Mazda Media Center online at www.mazdausamedia.com. (PRNewsFoto/Mazda North American Operations) (PRNewsfoto/MAZDA NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS)

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