Mazda CX5 Comparison in Columbus

The Mazda Mazda CX-5 Proves to be a Suitable Crossover, Even When Compared to its Competitors

The search for a competent compact crossover ends here at Byers Mazda.  The Mazda CX-5 totes reasonable pricing, impressive fuel economy ratings, a bushel of standard equipment and generous space. And while its notable competitors, the Toyota RAV-4 and Honda CR-V can claim similar feats, their numbers fail to level with the Mazda Mazda CX-5.

The Toyota RAV-4 and Honda CR-V have ranked highly among drivers seeking the convenience of a small SUV for years; but the Mazda CX-5 is the fresh-faced competitor quickly overthrowing their throne. To supplement these claims, we've provided a detailed comparison of all three models below.

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The Mazda Mazda CX-5 vs. the Toyota RAV-4

  • Both Japanese imports have prices that accommodate drivers on a tight budget. However, the Mazda CX-5 has a cheaper starting MSRP.
  • Courtesy of its SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY, the Mazda CX-5 offers greater fuel efficiency.
  • The Mazda CX-5 boasts greater passenger volume.
  • Both performed relatively well in NTHSA crash testing, but the Mazda CX-5 is safer in the grand scheme of things. The Mazda CX-5 is a Top Safety Pick + , while the Toyota RAV-4 is only a Top Safety Pick.

The Mazda Mazda CX-5 vs. the Honda CR-V

  • Again, you will find more opportunity to save with the Mazda CX-5, courtesy of its economically feasible starting MSRP.
  • The Mazda Mazda CX-5 has a lighter chassis, which helps to create a more dynamic drive and greater fuel efficiency.
  • The Mazda CX-5 performed better in the NHTSA crash tests. It has an overall rating of 5 stars, while the Honda CR-V only had 4 stars.
  • AWD isn't standard on either vehicle; however, with the Mazda CX-5's 8.5 inches of ground clearance versus the Honda CR-V's 6.8 inches of ground clearance, you won't even miss AWD. Pay a little extra for it, and you have the complete off-roading package with the Mazda CX-5.

The Mazda CX-5 is simply the complete package with a leg up on the competition. Meet with our friendly Columbus sales associates for a test drive today.

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