Compare 2014 Honda CR-V vs 2014 Mazda CX-5

2014 Honda CR-V
2014 Mazda CX-5
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2WD 5-Door EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX 23 31 $23,683 $25,220
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX-L 23 31 $26,164 $27,870
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX-L w/Navi 23 31 $27,568 $29,370
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX-L w/RES 23 31 $26,819 $28,570
CR-V 2WD 5-Door LX 23 31 $21,717 $23,120
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX 22 30 $24,853 $26,470
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX-L 22 30 $27,334 $29,120
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX-L w/Navi 22 30 $28,738 $30,620
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX-L w/RES 22 30 $27,989 $29,820
CR-V AWD 5-Door LX 22 30 $22,887 $24,370
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AWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 AWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring 24 30 $28,233 $29,070
CX-5 AWD 4-Door Automatic Sport 25 31 $23,356 $24,045
CX-5 AWD 4-Door Automatic Touring 24 30 $25,317 $26,065
CX-5 FWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring 25 32 $27,019 $27,820
CX-5 FWD 4-Door Automatic Sport 26 32 $22,142 $22,795
CX-5 FWD 4-Door Automatic Touring 25 32 $24,103 $24,815
CX-5 FWD 4-Door Manual Sport 26 35 $20,784 $21,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,683
$28,233
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,220
$29,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$485 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Honda CR-V isn't exactly sprightly, but it nails efficiency on a few levels and finally brings more features to the family-wagon fight. The 2014 Mazda CX-5 is an attractive, well-designed small crossover with great gas mileage, as well as a light, athletic driving experience.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 53.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 102.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 57.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 39.3
Front Head Room (in)
38 39
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 178.7
Height, Overall (in)
64.7 65.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 34.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
70.9 65.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
37.2 34.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 34.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 38.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 57.1
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)
12 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.3 36.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/65TR17 P225/55VR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65TR17 P225/55VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3365 3532
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 19 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 19 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
163 @ 4400 185 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 7000 184 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 4.62
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.02
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00 3.89
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.55
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04 1.45
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.54 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.60
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-V Mazda CX-5
Body Style
Sport Utility 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
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (Est) 7.1 (Est)
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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