2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

2018 Mazda CX-5 in Red vs 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport in White

Mid-size crossovers are highly popular among all types of drivers, and their popularity continues to be on the rise. See how Mazda's bold and stylish Mazda CX-5 stacks up against the competition in the following 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport comparison from Gwatney Mazda of Germantown, TN. 

Both the Mazda CX-5 and the Santa Fe Sport are affordably priced, but the Mazda CX-5's slightly higher starting price indicates it offers more value on the base trim level. Both crossovers deliver thrilling, fun-to-drive performance, but the Mazda CX-5 generates two more horsepower and earns better fuel economy during city and highway driving. The Santa Fe Sport, however, offers over 10 more cubic feet of cargo space. Which model best fits your needs?

2018 Mazda CX-5


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

$24,150 Starting MSRP $21,450
25 City / 31 Highway Fuel Economy (MPG) 21 City / 27 Highway
187-hp 2.5L I-4 Engine Specs 185-hp 2.4L I-4
59.6 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 71.5 Cubic Feet

2018 Mazda CX-5 Standard Features

The 2018 Mazda CX-5's starting price indicates the incredible value offered on the base trim level--not to mention the rest of the model lineup. The 2018 Mazda CX-5 is offered in three feature-packed trim levels: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. The Mazda CX-5 Sport, the base model, is generously equipped with comfort and convenience features and advanced technology. Drivers who don't require all the bells and whistles will be more than satisfied with the standard equipment on the base trim.

Highlighted standard features on the 2018 Mazda CX-5 include the following:

  • Push-Button Start
  • Cruise Control with Steering Wheel Controls
  • 7" Color Touchscreen Display
  • Rearview Camera
  • Hill Launch Assist
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • ...and so much more! 

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