Compare 2019 Kia Sportage vs 2019 Mazda CX-5

2019 Kia Sportage
2019 Mazda CX-5
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FWD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD LX 23 30 $22,800 $23,750
AWD LX 21 25 $24,248 $25,250
FWD EX 22 29 $25,270 $26,600
AWD EX 21 25 $26,718 $28,100
FWD SX Turbo 21 26 $31,446 $33,100
AWD SX Turbo 20 23 $32,893 $34,600
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FWD Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD Sport 25 31 $23,897 $24,350
AWD Sport 24 30 $25,269 $25,750
FWD Touring 25 31 $25,850 $26,615
AWD Touring 24 30 $27,209 $28,015
FWD Grand Touring 25 31 $28,877 $30,045
AWD Grand Touring 24 30 $30,222 $31,445
AWD Grand Touring Reserve 22 27 $33,513 $34,870
AWD Signature 22 27 $35,452 $36,890
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,800
$23,897
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,750
$24,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$396 / month
$406 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The handsome, capable 2019 Kia Sportage does many things well; gas mileage isn’t one of them. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 sates solo drivers with good handling and tasteful lines, but bigger families will want to move up in size.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.6 103.6
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 39.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.2 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.4 7.5
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 106.2
Height, Overall (in)
64.4 65.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
64 62.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 62.8
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.7 30.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.1 59.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
30.7 30.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 38
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 57
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 32.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 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)
12 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 14.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 36
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P225/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1650 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1650 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1650 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3305 3541
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4000 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 6000 187 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.21 3.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 4.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 1.45
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.64 2.02
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage Mazda CX-5
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
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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2019 Mazda CX-5
  • 2019 CX-5 supplies growing
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  • Lease from $235 for 36 months
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