Compare 2022 BMW X1 vs 2021 Mazda CX-5

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sDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X1 sDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle 24 33 $33,420 $35,400
X1 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle 23 31 $35,280 $37,400
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Carbon Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 Carbon Edition AWD 24 30 $29,481 $30,355
CX-5 Carbon Edition FWD 25 31 $28,122 $28,955
CX-5 Carbon Edition Turbo AWD 22 27 $31,232 $32,160
CX-5 Carbon Edition Turbo FWD 23 28 $29,874 $30,760
CX-5 Grand Touring AWD 24 30 $30,718 $31,960
CX-5 Grand Touring FWD 25 31 $29,374 $30,560
CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve AWD 22 27 $34,008 $35,385
CX-5 Signature AWD 22 27 $36,044 $37,505
CX-5 Sport AWD 24 30 $26,270 $26,770
CX-5 Sport FWD 25 31 $24,896 $25,370
CX-5 Touring AWD 24 30 $27,689 $28,510
CX-5 Touring FWD 25 31 $26,331 $27,110
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,420
$29,481
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,400
$30,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$590 / month
$506 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
It may not be the flashiest small crossover, but the 2022 BMW X1 is a solid choice with great power. The 2021 Mazda CX-5 crossover has some priorities out of order; it doles out fine handling while it delivers a skimpy back seat.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.2 103.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 54.8
Front Head Room (in)
41.9 39.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 57.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37 39.6
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 41
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 39
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
175.5 179.1
Height, Overall (in)
62.9 65.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 106.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 72.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.7 59.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
27.1 30.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.1 30.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 57
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 32.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 38
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR18 P225/55VR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR18 P225/55VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3567 3691
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1450 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
228 @ 5000 187 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.52 3.55
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 4.62
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.45
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.18 2.02
Trans Order Code
205 NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.60
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X1 Mazda CX-5
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 6.8
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
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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2022 BMW X1
  • 2022 BMW X1s arriving; 2021 X1s sold out
  • Lease: From $499 for 36 months
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  • Finance: From 3.49% APR for 60 months
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2021 Mazda CX-5
  • 2021 CX-5 in stock; 2022s coming soon
  • Lease: From $269/month
  • Rebates: $500 loyalty bonus available
  • Financing: From 0.9% APR

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