Compare 2020 Mazda CX-5 vs 2020 Toyota RAV4

2020 Mazda CX-5
2020 Toyota RAV4
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Grand Touring AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 Grand Touring AWD 24 30 $30,477 $31,710
CX-5 Grand Touring FWD 25 31 $29,133 $30,310
CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve AWD 22 27 $33,767 $35,135
CX-5 Signature AWD 22 27 $35,708 $37,155
CX-5 Sport AWD 24 30 $26,092 $26,590
CX-5 Sport FWD 25 31 $24,719 $25,190
CX-5 Touring AWD 24 30 $27,416 $28,230
CX-5 Touring FWD 25 31 $26,057 $26,830
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Adventure AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 Adventure AWD 25 33 $30,907 $33,055
RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD 41 38 $26,650 $28,350
RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD 41 38 $34,667 $36,880
RAV4 Hybrid XLE AWD 41 38 $27,866 $29,645
RAV4 Hybrid XSE AWD 41 38 $32,244 $34,300
RAV4 LE AWD 25 33 $25,573 $27,350
RAV4 LE FWD 26 35 $24,264 $25,950
RAV4 Limited AWD 25 33 $33,548 $35,880
RAV4 Limited FWD 26 35 $32,239 $34,480
RAV4 TRD Off Road AWD 25 33 $32,988 $35,280
RAV4 XLE AWD 25 33 $26,783 $28,645
RAV4 XLE FWD 26 35 $25,474 $27,245
RAV4 XLE Premium AWD 25 33 $29,313 $31,350
RAV4 XLE Premium FWD 26 35 $28,004 $29,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,477
$30,907
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,710
$33,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$529 / month
$551 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Mazda CX-5 trades family-ready space for fine handling and good power. The 2020 Toyota RAV4 covers more bases this year with smartphone compatibility and tough-looking off-road trims.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.8
Second Head Room (in)
39 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 56.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 41
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 47.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 98.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 8.6
Length, Overall (in)
179.1 181.5
Height, Overall (in)
65.3 68.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
106.2 105.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.9 37.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
57 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
32.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.6 69.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
30.9 37.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.3 -
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 11.1
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)
11.7 12
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR19 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR19 P235/55HR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3679 3615
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Engine
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
187 @ 6000 203 @ 6600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
186 @ 4000 184 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 (Est) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 (Est) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 (Est) 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.62 3.18
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.95
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.89 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 3.03
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 5.25
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda CX-5 Toyota RAV4
Body Style
i-ACTIV AWD 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
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 (Est) 6.4
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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