Compare 2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Mazda CX-5

2017 Honda CR-V
2017 Mazda CX-5
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EX 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CR-V EX 2WD 28 34 $25,157 $26,795
CR-V EX AWD 27 33 $26,374 $28,095
CR-V EX-L 2WD 28 34 $27,498 $29,295
CR-V EX-L 2WD w/Navi 28 34 $28,434 $30,295
CR-V EX-L AWD 27 33 $28,714 $30,595
CR-V EX-L AWD w/Navi 27 33 $29,651 $31,595
CR-V LX 2WD 26 32 $22,583 $24,045
CR-V LX AWD 25 31 $23,800 $25,345
CR-V Touring 2WD 28 34 $30,493 $32,495
CR-V Touring AWD 27 33 $31,710 $33,795
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Grand Select AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 Grand Select AWD 23 29 $29,334 $30,195
CX-5 Grand Select FWD 24 31 $28,073 $28,895
CX-5 Grand Touring AWD 23 29 $29,820 $30,695
CX-5 Grand Touring FWD 24 31 $28,558 $29,395
CX-5 Sport AWD 23 29 $24,627 $25,345
CX-5 Sport FWD 24 31 $23,365 $24,045
CX-5 Touring AWD 23 29 $26,443 $27,215
CX-5 Touring FWD 24 31 $25,181 $25,915
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,157
$29,334
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,795
$30,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$447 / month
$503 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
It's hard to imagine a compact crossover better aligned with the needs of most buyers than the 2017 Honda CR-V. The 2017 Mazda CX-5 takes a lot of small steps forward, but are any of them big enough changes to sway buyers?
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.9 103.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 55.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 39.6
Front Head Room (in)
38 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 39
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 65.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
180.6 179.1
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
39.2 30.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
39.2 30.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
75.8 59.6
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 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)
11.1 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 15.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/55VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/55VR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3358 3655
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 19 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 19 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 5600 187 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
179 @ 2000 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 26
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 3.89
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 3.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.64 4.62
Trans Type
1 6
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.02
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.60
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-V Mazda CX-5
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.8
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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