Compare the 2017 Mazda CX-5

 

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 Overshadows the Competition on the Washington, D.C. Roads

Few SUVs are built with the type of passion, precision, and refinement as the 2017 Mazda CX-5. From the moment you drive it in Washington, D.C., its superiority is apparent. Discover how the 2017 Mazda CX-5 overshadows the competition on the Arlington, Woodbridge, Springfield, and Annandale roads by comparing it to the Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4.

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2017 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2017 Honda CR-V

  • While the CR-V and Mazda CX-5 have the same $24,045 starting price on the base models, the Mazda CX-5 is consistently more affordable throughout the entire lineup. For example, the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring is more than $3,000 less than the CR-V's comparable trim.
  • Engine power is nice, especially when it comes standard. You're in luck, because the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine in the Mazda CX-5 provides 187 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. That's better than the 184 standard horsepower and 180 pound-feet of standard torque in the CR-V.
  • Thanks to that standard power, the Mazda CX-5 can tow up to 2,000 pounds. That's 500 pounds more than the CR-V can tow.
  • Here's a stat your passengers will like: the Mazda CX-5 offers more total passenger volume than the CR-V. That means your passengers will enjoy more head and hip room in both rows of seats.
  • The Mazda CX-5 offers keyless start technology standard, while the CR-V will make you pay $2,750 extra to upgrade trim levels.
  • Likewise, remote engine start is available from the base model of the Mazda CX-5. The CR-V? You'll have to dish out the extra $2,750.
  • The Mazda CX-5 helps you see better at night with auto-leveling headlights. You won't see this safety feature in the CR-V.

2017 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4

  • The Mazda CX-5 offers a lower starting price than the RAV4, starting at $24,045. Upgrade to the highest trim level, and the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring is over $5,000 more affordable than the RAV4's comparable trim.
  • The savings continue at the pump, because the Mazda CX-5 cruises at 31 mpg highway and 24 mpg city. That's better than the 30 mpg highway and 23 mpg city that the RAV4 gets. Not only does the Mazda CX-5 have better fuel efficiency ratings, it also has a smaller tank than the RAV4. That means you'll spend less to fill up in the Mazda CX-5.
  • The SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine under the hood of the Mazda CX-5 isn't only more efficient, it's more powerful than the RAV4's engine. The Mazda CX-5 powers up to 187 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque, which exceeds the RAV4's 176 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque.
  • Like towing power? With a max towing capacity of 2,000 pounds, the Mazda CX-5 can tow 500 pounds more than the RAV4.
  • The Mazda CX-5 also offers more total passenger volume than the RAV4. That includes more front row hip room, and second row head, leg, and hip room.
  • Keyless start technology comes standard in the Mazda CX-5. Want it in the RAV4? You'll have to pay over $1,000 more to upgrade trim levels for it to just be an option.
  • The Mazda CX-5 offers remote engine start in the base trim level, while the RAV4 again makes you pay an extra $1,000 for the option.
  • See better in the dark with auto-leveling headlights, available on the Mazda CX-5. Think you'll get this safety feature in the RAV4? Think again.




 




 

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 vs. the 2017 Nissan Rogue

  • The base engine in the 2017 Mazda CX-5 provides more horsepower and torque than the base engine in the 2017 Nissan Rogue. Compare 187 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque in the Mazda CX-5 to 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque in the Rogue.
  • The base Mazda CX-5's standard 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission offers a much more engaging and fun ride than the base Rogue's standard continuously variable-speed automatic transmission.
  • Standard features in the base Mazda CX-5, such as HD Radio, keyless ignition, hands-free calling, and alloy wheels, are only available as options or on higher trim levels of the Rogue.
  • Optional features in the base Mazda CX-5, such as navigation and parking assistance tech, are only available on higher trim levels of the Rogue.
  • The Mazda CX-5 offers more rear head, hip, and leg room than the Rogue, ensuring even your tallest passengers have a comfortable ride.
  • A maximum towing capacity of 2,000 lbs. in the Mazda CX-5 easily trumps the Rogue's maximum towing capacity of 1,000 lbs.
  • According to Edmunds.com, the Mazda CX-5's Average Consumer Ratings are higher than the Rogue's in the categories of Interior, Reliability, Performance, Safety, Technology, and Value. The remaining category of Comfort tied both vehicles at 4.5 stars.