2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Subaru Forester

2018 Mazda CX-5 in Red - Side View

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 is a premium crossover that offers upscale styling, premium features, and fun-to-drive performance. See how it stacks up against the competition with the following 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Subaru Forester comparison from Gwatney Mazda of Germantown, TN. 

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 and 2018 Subaru Forester are affordably priced, both starting at under $25,000. Both crossovers are incredibly efficient for their size, but the Forester earns an estimated one more mile to the gallon than the CX-5 during city and highway driving. The CX-5, however, is more fun to drive with 17 more horsepower. Both CUVs offer plenty of cargo space to store everyday items. 

2018 Mazda CX-5

Trim: Sport


2018 Subaru Forester

Trim: 2.5I

$24,150 Base Price $22,794
25 City / 31 Highway Fuel Efficiency (MPG) 26 City / 32 Highway
187-hp 2.5L I-4 Engine Information 170-hp 2.5L I-4
59.6 Cubic Feet Cargo Area 68.5 Cubic Feet

2018 Mazda CX-5 Interior Features

Across its three model options, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is packed with interior features to make the driving experience more enjoyable and enhance life behind the wheel. From advanced connectivity systems to premium comfort and convenience amenities, the 2018 CX-5 is well-equipped and ready for anything.

Discover some of the standard and available interior features on the 2018 CX-5 below:

  • 7” Full-Color Touchscreen Display
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System
  • 3-Way Heated Front Seats
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Mazda Navigation System
  • Power Rear Liftgate

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