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2019 Mazda CX-5

2019 Mazda CX-5

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2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Honda CR-V


187-hp SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder

Base Engine

184-hp 2.4L inline-4
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds
25 mpg city/31 mpg highway

Fuel Efficiency

26 mpg city/32 mpg highway

Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring

Not Available on Base Trim


When looking for a front-wheel drive compact SUV with ample cargo space, a powerful engine, and plenty of safety innovations, most drivers can compare the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Honda CR-V and find what they are looking for. After doing some research, you’ll find the Mazda CX-5 offers higher towing capacity, more standard driver assist technologies, and more additional features than what’s found with the CR-V. Compare the Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V with us at South Bay Mazda and find your favorite.

Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V: Performance

Learn more about how these compact SUVs perform by comparing their specs below or by taking them for a test drive around Manhattan Beach to feel the difference for yourself:

  • Mazda CX-5: This model comes with a standard 187-hp SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder engine exporting 186 lb-ft of torque and earning an efficient 25 mpg city/31 mpg highway. With the power in the engine, the CX-5 can tow up to 2,000 pounds.
  • Honda CR-V: The CR-V comes with a 184-hp 2.4L inline-4 rated at 180 lb-ft of torque, earning 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway. This Honda is capable of towing up to 1,500 pounds.
2019 Mazda CX-5 Exterior

Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V: Safety Features

While Honda Sensing® technology, with features like lane departure warning with automatic braking, is well-known to drivers looking for a safer Hawthorne commute, it costs extra on the CR-V. And even then, you may only be able to add it onto higher trim levels. The Mazda CX-5, with the same starting price as the CR-V, offers the following safety features standard:

  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring: Alerts you when there’s a vehicle in your blind spot.
  • Smart City Brake Support: Warns you when you’re approaching the vehicle ahead of you too quickly, operating between 2 and 18 mph.
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert: Alerts you of vehicles approaching from the side when you’re in reverse.
2019 Mazda CX-5 Interior


Find your New CX-5 for Sale at South Bay Mazda

After you compare the Mazda CX-5 to the CR-V, compare it to other models like the Toyota RAV4 or Nissan Rogue, explore the Mazda CX-5 gas mileage, Mazda CX-5 safety rating, or come in for a test drive around Redondo Beach! Contact us today with any questions you may have in the meantime. Drop by South Bay Mazda to schedule a Manhattan Beach area test drive of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and then head out to grab some dim sum to celebrate. Want to make this a weekend trip? Stay at one of these hotels in Manhattan Beach.

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