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Selected Style FWD 4-Door Manual Sport
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Manual Sport 26 35 $20,784 $21,395
FWD 4-Door Automatic Sport 26 32 $22,142 $22,795
FWD 4-Door Automatic Touring 25 32 $24,103 $24,815
FWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring 25 32 $27,019 $27,820
AWD 4-Door Automatic Sport 25 31 $23,356 $24,045
AWD 4-Door Automatic Touring 24 30 $25,317 $26,065
AWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring 24 30 $28,233 $29,070
2WD 5-Door LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 5-Door LX 23 31 $21,413 $22,795
AWD 5-Door LX 22 30 $22,583 $24,045
2WD 5-Door EX 23 31 $23,379 $24,895
AWD 5-Door EX 22 30 $24,549 $26,145
2WD 5-Door EX-L 23 31 $25,859 $27,545
AWD 5-Door EX-L 22 30 $27,030 $28,795
2WD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 23 31 $26,515 $28,245
AWD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 22 30 $27,685 $29,495
2WD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 23 31 $27,264 $29,045
AWD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 22 30 $28,434 $30,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,784
$21,413
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,395
$22,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$357 / month
$380 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Mazda CX-5 is an attractive, well-designed small crossover with great gas mileage, as well as a light, athletic driving experience. The 2013 Honda CR-V hits all the right marks for cost-conscious families—with its interior layout and safety ratings both best-in-class—although it doesn't feel as sprightly as former CR-V models.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.7 53.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 58.6
Second Head Room (in) 39 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.8 104.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 39.3 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.1 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.5 6.8
Length, Overall (in) 178.7 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 65.7 65.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.5 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 103.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 71.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.3 39.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 64.8 70.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 34.1 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 57.1 54.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.1 37.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 51.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 12.0 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.8 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 37.0
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/65HR17 P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/65HR17 P215/70SR16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 2000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3194 3305
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 410
Engine
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 163 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 6000 185 @ 7000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29 26
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.72 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.51
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.70 2.65
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.70 4.44
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.03
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.53
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1.00
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name Mazda CX-5 Honda CR-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 0.79
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - 0.75
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.3 (Est) 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 7.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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