Compare Mazda CX-5, Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V

Drivers Compare the 2018 Mazda CX-5 to the Competition

Drivers from the Fairhaven, MA area are presented with more options than ever when it comes to buying a new compact SUV. This can make things difficult for drivers and turn car shopping into a time-consuming process. When customers come to Alden Mazda looking to explore a compact SUV they quickly gravitate towards the Mazda CX-5 and for good reason. Equipped with a variety of great standard features, a fuel-efficient and powerful engine, and the versatility they need for their lives the Mazda CX-5 is the right fit. Artfully designed and all-wheel-drive equipped the Mazda CX-5 is as elegantly sculpted as it is capable of tackling daily driving challenges of your life.


Mazda CX-5 vs Toyota RAV4

  • Price:
    When it comes to buying a new car the price must be right. For drivers looking to get more for their money the Mazda CX-5 is the right choice with a price tag lower than the Toyota RAV4.
  • Fuel Efficiency:
    The Toyota RAV4 is a fuel-efficient SUV but it isn't a match for the Mazda CX-5. The Mazda CX-5 gets better city, highway, and combined fuel economy than the Toyota RAV4.
  • Performance:
    Both the Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5 are equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine although the RAV4 doesn't perform like the Mazda CX-5. In the Mazda CX-5 you get 187 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque these outputs give the Mazda CX-5 a power advantage over the Toyota RAV4.

Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V

  • Price:
    When it comes to value across trim levels the Honda CR-V is outmatched by the Mazda CX-5. The Honda CR-V costs more at every trim and is almost $3,000 more at base.
  • Comfort:
    When it comes to driving an SUV you want to be comfortable with space for you and cargo. The Mazda CX-5 gives you more head room and cargo space than the Honda CR-V.
  • Capability:
    If you are planning on towing anything with your next SUV the Mazda CX-5 is the better choice. The Mazda CX-5 offers a maximum towing of 2,000 pounds, that's 500 pounds more than the Honda CR-V.

Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Forester

  • Performance:
    When it comes to performing the Mazda CX-5 takes the crown over the Subaru Forester. The Mazda CX-5 delivers more horsepower and torque than the forester while both house a 2.5-liter engine.
  • Efficiency:
    While the Subaru Forester is an efficient SUV it falls behind the Mazda CX-5 in the city and on the highway.
  • Transmission
    The Subaru Forester comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission and only optional with an automatic. The Mazda CX-5 on the other hand offers the dynamic six-speed electronically controlled manually interactive automatic transmission with overdrive.

If you're interested in learning more about the Mazda CX-5 explore our new Mazda CX-5 inventory. If you have questions regarding a new Mazda CX-5 be sure to call or stop by our dealership and speak with a Mazda auto expert. If you have already found the perfect Mazda CX-5 come by our dealership and we'll get you behind the wheel to test drive it for yourself.

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