2021 Mazda CX-5 vs 2021 Honda CR-V 

2021 Mazda CX-5 vs 2021 Honda CR-V

Offering fuel-efficient performance, comfortable accommodations, and great overall driving dynamics, compact crossover SUVs have been rising in the charts for quite some time now. And within the segment, the Mazda CX-5 and Honda CR-V are two names that continue to receive praise from auto bloggers and journalists across the industry. So, how do these flagship Japanese compact crossovers compare? That’s the question we’ve set out to answer in this comparison of the 2021 Mazda CX-5 versus the 2021 Honda CR-V. 

2021 Mazda CX-5 


2021 Honda CR-V 

$25,270 Starting MSRP $26,500 (est.) 
187 - 250 horsepower  Horsepower 190 horsepower 
Standard  Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers Available
Standard  Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™ Available

Advantages of the 2021 Mazda CX-5 Compact Crossover SUV 

The comparison table shows the 2021 Mazda CX-5 has more to offer at a price that keeps the 2021 Honda CR-V at bay. And as supple as the Honda CR-V may be in driving manners, the Mazda CX-5’s suspension, steering, brakes, and standard G-Vectoring Control Plus technology conspire to offer an especially rewarding drive.

The Mazda CX-5 looks, feels, and acts like a premium model but is priced at the same level as its mainstream competition. The driver is greeted by an impressive suite of features and amenities, including:

  • New Large 10.25-Inch Touchscreen
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane-keep Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Available Active Driving Display
  • Available Traffic Sign Recognition System

The pinnacle of mainstream luxury, the CX-5 Signature model features supple Nappa leather upholstery, genuine wood accents, and all the features you could want in the way of comfort and convenience. For more information on the all-new 2021 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV, drivers in the Memphis area can reach out to the team here at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown.

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