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2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Mazda CX-5

2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5

Drivers who compare the 2021 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 will quickly discover a wide range of reasons to pick the Honda as their next crossover SUV. To see what we mean, read on to match them up on:

  • Power and MPG
  • Cargo and Passenger Space
  • Features

CR-V vs. CX-5: Power and MPG

Both the CR-V and CX-5 bring a four-cylinder engine as standard. You’ll make:

  • Up to 190 hp with the CR-V four-cylinder.
  • Up to 187 hp with the CX-5 four-cylinder.

Even though the CR-V offers more power as standard, it still delivers considerably higher fuel economy ratings with entry-level models. You’ll make:

  • Up to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway with the 2021 Honda CR-V 1.5T 2WD*
  • Up to an EPA-estimated 25 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway with the 2021 Mazda CX-5 Sport FWD.

CR-V vs. CX-5: Cargo and Passenger Space

Accommodating cargo dimensions are one of the key reasons people shop for crossover SUVs, and the CR-V offers far more than the CX-5:

  • CR-V Cargo Space: Up to 39.2 cubic feet behind the 2nd row or 75.8 cubic feet behind the 1st row.
  • CX-5 Cargo Space: Up to 30.9 cubic feet behind the 2nd row or 59.6 cubic feet behind the 1st row.

You might think those cavernous CR-V cargo dimensions come at the cost of passenger space, but the CR-V actually consistently offers a little more than the CX-5:

  • Front Headroom: Up to 40.1 inches in the Honda CR-V vs. 39.7 inches in the Mazda CX-5.
  • Front Legroom: Up to 41.3 inches in the Honda CR-V vs. 41.0 inches in the Mazda CX-5.
  • Front Shoulder Room: Up to 57.9 inches in the Honda CR-V vs. 57.1 inches in the Mazda CX-5.

CR-V vs. CX-5: Features

Not content providing more space than the Mazda CX-5, the CR-V also offers several features you can’t get with the Mazda at any price, including:

  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • 12-Way Power Driver’s Seat with 4-Way Power Lumbar Support
  • Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate with Programmable Height

Find the Latest Honda CR-V Available Now from Victory Honda of Morgan Hill, CA

We can help find the ideal CR-V trim level to meet your needs and keep you protected with Car Doc maintenance plans. To find out more, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

Disclaimers:

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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