2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Toyota RAV4 

2018 Mazda CX-5 in Red vs 2018 Toyota RAV4 in Blue

When you're shopping for your next crossover model, you need to be sure that you've gotten a good overview of how your favorite model compares to competitors. Here at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown, we create easy-to-use comparison tools that can help you decipher the benefits of buying a certain make or model. In this comparison we're measuring the 2018 Mazda CX-5 against the 2018 Toyota RAV4 to see which has an upper hand.  

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 has seen several updates for the new model year that make it an even more valuable choice for drivers. Filled with new tech and expanded standard features at every trim level, the Mazda CX-5 is surely an advantageous option for shoppers looking for a midsize crossover. For 2018, the Mazda CX-5 includes a new technology that works to further improve fuel economy and helps drivers to save money at the pump. Built with stunning style and sophisticated features, the Mazda CX-5 is a great option for any adventurer. 

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2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Toyota RAV4
Standard Cylinder-Deactivation Technology Available
2.5L I4 Engine Specs 2.5L I4
187 hp Horsepower 176 hp
Yes Top Safety Pick+ No

Key Highlights of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 

As you can see from the table above, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Toyota RAV4 are comparable in size and capacity, however, the Mazda CX-5 will give drivers increased power potential, more efficiency-boosting technology, and is rated more highly for safety than its competitor. The Mazda CX-5 has cylinder-deactivation technology, which works to shut down the two exterior cylinders of the engine when the vehicle is operating steadily between certain speeds. This increases fuel economy and brings great value to the Mazda CX-5 lineup. The C-HR does not include this technology in its lineup. In addition, the Mazda CX-5 is rated at a higher safety accolade than the C-HR. The Mazda CX-5 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus*, whereas the C-HR is only rated as an IIHS Top Safety Pick. 

The clear choice is the 2018 Mazda CX-5 in this comparison. Do you want further information on the 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Toyota C-HR comparisonContact us at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown. We'll walk you through all of the 2018 Mazda CX-5's features and benefits. You can view this model in our online inventory and then stop by for a test drive next time you're in the area of our dealership! 

*2017 Mazda CX-5 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus when equipped with available Adaptive Front-lighting System. 

2018 Mazda CX-5 Cargo Space
2018 Mazda CX-5 Exterior View in Red
2018 Mazda CX-5 Rear Seating in White
2018 Mazda cX-5 View of Steering Wheel


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