2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. Its Competition

2019 Mazda CX-5
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

Start CX-5 shopping at the Touring level, where standard equipment includes full-speed automatic emergency braking and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility.

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Quick Specs
The 2019 Mazda CX-5 sates solo drivers with good handling and tasteful lines, but bigger families will want to move up in size.
The 2019 Ford Escape works well as a crossover SUV, but has the ride and handling of a smartly tuned hatchback.
The 2019 Honda CR-V rewards owners with fantastic utility and great safety scores.
The 2019 Subaru Forester is a well thought-out crossover SUV with exceptional space, a great ride, and standard AWD without a fuel-economy penalty.
With a dollop of refinement, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 would be a solid home run.
The 2019 VW Tiguan has a spacious interior and a comfortable ride, but its price climbs quickly.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
22 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Style Name     
Sport FWDS FWDLX 2WD2.5iLE FWD (Natl)2.0T S FWD
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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