2020 Mazda CX-5 Comparison Image

2020 MAZDA CX-5*

2020 Hond CR-V Comparison Image

Honda CR-V*

2020 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2020 Honda CR-V

2020 MAZDA CX-5


2020 Honda CR-V
187-hp Skyactiv®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder

Base Engine

184-hp 2.4L inline-4
25 mpg city/31 mpg highway**

Fuel Efficiency

26 mpg city/32 mpg highway
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring

Not Available on Base Trim

If you’re on the market for a new, family-friendly compact SUV, start with comparing the Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V. Both models are popular models that offer great power, space, and safety features for Raleigh families. In the end, you’ll find the Mazda CX-5 offers drivers a stronger engine, a higher towing capacity, and more standard driver assists than the Honda CR-V. Use our Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V comparison below to help you decide on the SUV that’s best for you and your driving needs.

MAZDA CX-5 vs. CR-V: Performance Specs

Though it seems like both models have similar performance specs, you’ll want to take a closer look. Compare the Mazda CX-5 and Honda CR-V specs here to help you choose the performance you want on Greenville trips:

  • 2020 MAZDA CX-5: The new Mazda CX-5 comes standard with a 187-hp Skyactiv®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder engine rated at 186 lb-ft of torque. The Mazda CX-5 earns 25 mpg city/31 mpg highway.* The max towing capacity is 2,000 pounds.
  • 2020 Honda CR-V: The Honda CR-V is equipped with a 184-hp 2.4L inline-4 rated at 180 lb-ft of torque. The CR-V earns 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway. The CR-V manages to tow just 1,500 pounds.

MAZDA CX-5 vs. CR-V: Safety Advances

The Honda Sensing suite is one of Honda’s most noteworthy technologies that offers features like lane departure warning and collision warning with automatic braking. However, in order to gain access to these safety features, you’ll need to opt for a higher trim level like the CR-V EX. With the Mazda CX-5, you’ll find the following standard advanced safety:

  • Smart City Brake Support – operates between 2 and 18 mph, and warns you when you’re approaching a vehicle too quickly on Rocky Mount roads.
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring – alerts you when a vehicle enters your blind zone.
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert – notifies you of vehicles approaching from the side as you’re backing out of a parking space.

Find the New MAZDA CX-5 for Sale in Wilson!

Once you’re ready to get behind the wheel of the new Mazda CX-5, take one for a test drive at Medlin Mazda. Not only do we have a large inventory of models, but we offer new vehicle specials to help drivers save even more. So, apply for financing today and get behind the wheel of your favorite Mazda SUV today! Have questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

*2019 model shown
**Based on EPA-estimates. Actual results will vary.

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