Do you like the Mazda CX-9, but wish it were smaller? Well, today's your lucky day.

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The 2017 Mazda CX-5 isn't all new, but rather it's just a hefty mid-cycle refresh.

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The car now sports a look similar to the CX-9, with thinner headlights and taillights and sharper body creases.

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That grille ain't gettin' any smaller, though.

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This shade of red is exclusive to the CX-5. Why waste a slick new paint job on the flagship?

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The interior ditches the clunky old screen-in-dashboard look for something much lighter and fresher.

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While the CX-9 has three rows, the CX-5 makes do with two.

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At launch, the CX-5 will carry three engine options -- two gas, and one diesel.

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The 2017 CX-5 goes on sale in Japan in February, with a global rollout to follow shortly thereafter.

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