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Mazda CX-5 Tuning With VersaTuner

The Mazda CX-5 is a highly successful compact SUV that appeals to those who prioritize style, performance, and value. It offers a unique blend of sporty driving dynamics, fuel efficiency, and upscale features. If you want to enhance its performance and driving experience, the VersaTuner ECU tuning software is an excellent tool for the job.

VersaTuner is a user-friendly Windows application that allows you to reflash/remap (chip tune) the Mazda CX-5 engine ECU, as well as perform data logging, tune editing, and diagnostics. You can flash one of the included prebuilt tunes to instantly increase the horsepower and torque of your CX-5, or you can fine-tune hundreds of engine operating parameters using the built-in Tune Editor. Additionally, you can access VersaTuner's constantly growing network of e-tuning partners to obtain a fully customized tune for your CX-5.

VersaTuner makes Mazda CX-5 tuning easy and available to everyone, regardless of prior experience.

Why would I want to tune a stock Mazda CX-5?

While a stock Mazda CX-5 is fun to drive, many people desire more acceleration and quicker throttle response, which can be achieved by tuning the ECU. Tuning the ECU of your Mazda can provide a more responsive and enjoyable driving experience by unleashing the full capability of the engine.

Is Mazda CX-5 ECU tuning safe?

Reflashing the ECU is almost as simple as updating your phone's software, and the same protocols used by dealerships when updating the factory tune are used by VersaTuner. Your computer is easily connected to the OBD-II port of the car during the reflash, so there is no need to remove any parts or cut wires. We carefully designed and tested the included prebuilt tunes on the dyno so that your engine operates within safe limits at all times. And if you ever need to go back to stock, your factory tune is backed up.

Is ECU tuning necessary after installing performance parts?

Modern engines are programmed to produce consistent performance in all climates, regions and elevations. While some owners believe that they can make their cars faster by simply upgrading the intake or exhaust, the results are often disappointing, because the ECU is still running the tune optimized for factory hardware. Reprogramming the Mazda CX-5 ECU is necessary to let it harness the additional power allowed by hardware modifications.

Can VersaTuner be used by people with no technical background who just want to make their Mazda CX-5 faster?

VersaTuner comes with a selection of prebuilt tunes that can be flashed by following the step-by-step instructions shown on the screen. No prior tuning experience is required and the whole process can be completed in under an hour in your garage (subsequent flashes take only several minutes).

Is there a professional version of VersaTuner available for tuners who offer Mazda CX-5 tuning services?

A professional version of VersaTuner provides a cost-effective way to tune multiple Mazda vehicles or build locked and encrypted e-tunes. Contact us for more details.

How does it work?

1. Install VersaTuner

VersaTuner is a Windows application that runs on a regular laptop, tablet or PC.

2. Connect it to your Mazda CX-5

A vehicle interface (adapter) connects to a USB port on your computer and the OBD-II port of the car.

3. Reflash the ECU

The factory calibration of the ECU will be modified to provide more power and torque or better fuel economy. It only takes a couple of minutes.

4. Enjoy!

Enjoy the new feel of your car. You can disconnect the cables, the tune will remain in the flash memory of the Mazda CX-5 ECU.

Get more power

Safely reflash (remap) your Mazda CX-5 ECU using one of the included prebuilt tunes to get a dyno proven increase in horsepower and torque, or use the built-in tune editor to create a fully custom tune that is optimized for your Mazda CX-5 and your specific performance modifications.

Monitor performance

Use the virtual dashboard for live monitoring of vital engine parameters. Record the logs and analyze them later. Read and clear diagnostic trouble codes from many modules.

Add unique features

Add features to your Mazda CX-5 that the manufacturer forgot to include, such as launch control and no lift shifting with MegaSpool, torque limit (SWAS) disabling or ability to tune for high loads and RPMs.

* availability depends on model and engine

Supported Mazda CX-5 Vehicles

To find out more about the available VersaTuner features, tunes and pricing for your vehicle, please choose your model and engine below:

VersaTuner for 2017-2024 Mazda CX-5 (Gen 2, KF)

2017-2024 Mazda CX-5 (Gen 2, KF)

2.5l SkyActiv-G

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