2017~2021 CX-5 Borla Exhaust

This worries me as, they both may “fit”, I’d imagine they require different specs/back pressure amounts. The engines are putting out drastically different power🤔
If the designers at Borla aren't worried, why are you? Changing the exhaust isn't going to do much on these cars except for sound.
 

CarpeDiem

Under Pressure
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Superstitions
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2021 Carbon T
This worries me as, they both may “fit”, I’d imagine they require different specs/back pressure amounts. The engines are putting out drastically different power🤔
The real issue is the volume of gas at the rear muffler. Since the gas volume is much less by the time it gets to the rear muffler, the restriction of the muffler is minimal. Sound is the difference, not power. Be ”worried” if you want to be, it’s a free country (kinda).
 

yrwei52

2016 Mazda CX-5 GT AWD w/Tech Pkg
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Plano, Texas, USA
Good God that ain't cheap.
Well, Borla Exhaust uses full stainless mufflers and pipes, and the system comes with 2 mufflers instead of one from factory. It’s supposed to be expensive. Borla Exhaust will out-last the CX-5 itself! ;)
 
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yrwei52

2016 Mazda CX-5 GT AWD w/Tech Pkg
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Plano, Texas, USA
Does the turbo cx-5 have bigger piping? If not then theres no reason borla would change the exhaust. The cx-5 is popular but I dont think the market for aftermarket exhausts for it is huge.
I believe so, or at least they’re different. The part number on muffler is different between 2.5T and 2.5L. And the 2.5T’s muffler is more expensive.

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Fed Ex delivered the Borla exhaust system today. It is raining now, and I am anxiously waiting for the rain clouds to move on to begin installation.