2017~2021 Noisy CX-5 GT

I purchased a new CX5 GT 2019 (AWD) one month ago (currently it has 900 miles), it comes with tires 19'' Toyo A36 (never heard of this tire brand before).

The car is VERY noisy (I gave a friend a ride, he also immediately noticed the noise), and feel most noise comes from the tires/road. (I don't notice wind noise, probably the tire/road noise is way louder than wind noise, so I didn't hear the wind noise).

Is it normal?

Are your OEM Toyo tires quiet ?

Any other method to reduce the noise besides replacing these tires ?

Location: California, Bay Area. (recent temperature: 50 ~ 70 F)

Thanks
 
I have the same tires. Check the air pressure when the tires are cold. We have a 2019 with 6,000 miles and 19 in wheels with AWD and the car is not very noisy. Did you test drive the car you bought before you bought it?
 
@CX_FIVER, the dealer showed me two cars, I test drove Car A (saw dirt on a seat, so didn't take that one), but purchased Car B. Saw many reviews saying CX5 now is quiet and didn't pay much attention on road/tire noise when I test drove. Will check air pressure. Thanks
 
We traded a 2016 Mazda6 with 19 in wheels and that car was noisy. My wife was on a trip and stopped to look at a Miata. She liked the Mazda6 and I negotiated the car and trade over the phone. When she returned home the following week, I went for a ride and found it very noisy which was a fault with Mazda. They have really improved on the noise level and yours should be quiet. It could be a wheel bearing. Maybe, a ride with the Service Manager will locate a problem. It is too nice a SUV to live with noise.
 
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2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature Machine Grey
Our 2019 signature has same toyo tires.They seem quiet,although different types of road surfaces will effect just how quiet.Yes check cold air pressure,they pump up pressure at production to prevent flat spotting when shipping and sittingg on lot.Dealer at delivery has a long list of checks,adjustments but we know how that goes..
 

yrwei52

2016 Mazda CX-5 GT AWD w/Tech Pkg
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Plano, Texas, USA
I purchased a new CX5 GT 2019 (AWD) one month ago (currently it has 900 miles), it comes with tires 19'' Toyo A36 (never heard of this tire brand before).

The car is VERY noisy (I gave a friend a ride, he also immediately noticed the noise), and feel most noise comes from the tires/road. (I don't notice wind noise, probably the tire/road noise is way louder than wind noise, so I didn't hear the wind noise).

Is it normal?

Are your OEM Toyo tires quiet ?

Any other method to reduce the noise besides replacing these tires ?

Location: California, Bay Area. (recent temperature: 50 ~ 70 F)

Thanks
Since noise level is subjective, the best way is to go back to your Mazda dealer and ask the salesman to test drive another 2019 CX-5 GT AWD to compare the tire noise level.
 

erhayes

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CX5 Reserve
Check tire pressure with a good gauge when overnight cold. I found that often time the vehicles are delivered to the customer with the 40+ pounds shipping pressure. Ed
 
Drove the 2019 Sig with Toyo tires with wife today. Temp low 30s. Asked her a few times if she heardn any noise. Both of us agree no noise.
 
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2017 Mazda CX-5 GT, 2016 Mazda6 iGT, 2014 Mazda3 sGT hatchback
If you guys think '17+ CX5s are noisy, you should try '14 Mazda3.
My '16 Mazda6 is significantly quieter than the '14 Mazda3, but it is still much noisier than my '17 CX5.
Mazda knew their older models are noisy, which was one of the major complaints from owners.
They did improve it over the years.
I am sure other makers are also improving theirs also.
 
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2019 CX-5 GT 184 2.2 twin turbodiesel auto - Sonic Silver
If it*s road noise (varies with different types of surface) then yes the tires are to blame. The car is equipped with very low rolling resistance tires to improve fuel consumption and they are quite stiff but as far as general residual noise goes, the CX5 is considered good.
 

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Michigan or Denver
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2019 CX5 GTR
That's the 2nd most compliment I get from people, how quiet my 2019 Reserve is next to how nice the interior is. I had a RAV before and that was my only complaint about it the road noise, granted the road surface does make a big difference but that goes for any vehicle.
 
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2019 CX 5 GT-R
My 370Z was so loud inside that using the Bluetooth function for my cell phone was about worthless and having a conversation with a passenger required talking in a very loud voice. It also required cranking the stereo up considerably to enjoy music. It was a combination of the tires and lack of sound deadening material in the wheel wells and cabin. Many owners resorted to installing Dynamat from the footwells all the way back through the hatch, in the doors and over the wheel wells just to make long drives less fatiguing.
My CX 5 is like a Cadillac in comparison. I am very pleased with how quiet the interior is. The first time I answered a phone call while driving and not only could I hear the caller but the caller could hear me I knew that the difference was like night & day.
If the OP's CX 5 is noisy there is a problem somewhere, probably tire related.
 
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Pueblo county CO
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CX-5 Sport 16.5 6M
Its very difficult to tell exactly how loud the interior is because our ears acclimate to different noise levels to protect our ears. You need something completely objective like a meter. You might be able to compare using a sound source to move between vehicles. Maybe a mp3 player or radio or phone.

In Europe tires are graded by noise output using sound meters because tires are the main source of road noise that not only affects passengers but also pedestrians and others outside the vehicle. Tire rack has noise ratings but they are subject to the opinions and sound insulation of their vehicles.
 
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Mazda CX 5 Touring
The majority of the noise comes from the tires. You'll notice the change depending on the road your driving. Lots of cars have the same problem. Mazda could possibly do a better job of insulating but my 2019 is quieter than my 2015.