2020 Mazda CX-5 vs 2020 Acura RDX 

2020 Mazda CX-5 vs 2020 Acura RDX

Priced like a mainstream crossover and equipped like an upscale contender, the Mazda CX-5 has been giving luxury brands a run for their money for quite some time. Both the 2020 Mazda CX-5 and the 2020 Acura RDX are capable as they come, but which one poses the best value for your investment? That’s the question we’ve set out to answer in this model comparison.

When you shop the 2020 Mazda CX-5 lineup, you are able to upgrade to various well-equipped trim levels at a price that’s affordable. In fact, even the range-topping Mazda CX-5 Signature model is less expensive in starting price than the most basic 2020 Acura RDX trim level. That's something you'll want to keep in mind as we explore the other various advantages the 2020 Mazda CX-5 has to offer.

2020 Mazda CX-5 


2020 Acura RDX

$25,190  Starting MSRP  $37,800 
25 city / 31 highway  Fuel Economy  22 city / 28 highway 
250 horsepower  Max Horsepower 272 horsepower 
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Why Drivers Choose the 2020 Mazda CX-5 Over Luxury-Brand Compact Crossovers

The comparison table shows the 2020 Acura RDX does have an advantage in horsepower, but the 2020 Mazda CX-5 has a much better fuel economy figures and superior handling. And here's another bonus: Every 2020 Mazda CX-5 comes equipped with G-Vectoring Control Plus, a sophisticated system that uses subtle braking and reductions in engine torque to create a smoother ride and excellent cornering abilities.

Both the 2020 Mazda CX-5 and the 2020 Acura RDX come standard with their own forward-collision mitigation, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping systems. But only the Mazda CX-5 includes pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert on all trim levels. The standard adaptive cruise-control system in the CX-5 also offers stop-and-go capability.

Shopping for a capable crossover in the Memphis area? Shop from a great selection of new Mazda CX-5 models at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown! Interested parties can consult with a dealership expert online or by phone for personalized assistance. You can also schedule a test drive with us online and we’ll have your vehicle of interest ready for you when you pull onto our lot!

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