2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Honda CR-V
Vehicle buyers have a lot of choices to consider when they’re looking for a new crossover SUV. Mazda has a trio of platforms available, but the Mazda CX-5 is arguably the most popular. For the new model year, a pair of new trim grades have been introduced to make the Mazda CX-5 more competitive in a tightly-packed segment as well as new connectivity technology. Engineers have also made important upgrades to various creature comforts in the Mazda crossover SUV. A comparison of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Honda CR-V shows buyers several reasons why they should visit the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown showroom and more about the new middle Mazda crossover SUV. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 is available right now and customers can schedule a test drive today by calling, 833-733-9225.
Both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and Honda CR-V offer plenty of room for up to five passengers and all of their cargo. Future owners of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 can configure the interior of the crossover SUV to offer up to 59.6 cubic-feet when its rear seats are folded down. While the 2019 Honda CR-V does offer a little more interior volume, but Mazda owners won’t have to worry about leaving things at home because they won’t fit. Independent reviews have praised the 2019 Mazda CX-5 for offering ‘keen handling and steering.’ On the other side of the equation, the 2019 Honda CR-V lost points from the same reviewers in similar categories. Touring trims of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and above will be equipped with an infotainment system compatible with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™.
2019 Mazda CX-5
2019 Honda CR-V
|2.5-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||2.4-L, 4-Cyl.|
|2,000 lbs.||Towing||1,500 lbs.|
Buyers interested in either the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Honda CR-V will have a couple powertrains to choose from. The standard equipment for the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a six-speed automatic transmission, making 187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. Honda CR-V owners will start out with a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a continuously variable transmission with a peak output of 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. Gwatney Mazda of Germantown customers choosing the two new top trims, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature, will get a turbocharger added to the powertrain. This will give owners 227 horsepower with regular grade gasoline. Upper trims of the 2019 CR-V peak at 190 horsepower.