2019 Honda CR-V Parked Outside Home Banner

Edmunds.com notes that the “2019 CR-V checks virtually every box on car shoppers’ list in this increasingly popular vehicle segment”. All it takes is a quick Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 comparison to see that Honda certainly outpaces the competition. If you’d like to find out for yourself why the CR-V ticks every box, read on to match it against the Mazda CX-5 in terms of:

  • Value
  • Interior Space
  • Standard Features


The Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 come in at an identical Base price of $24,350* MSRP, but that doesn’t mean they offer the same value. Whether by burning through more fuel or losing equity, the Mazda CX-5 makes a poor financial decision.

  • 2019 Honda CR-V SeatingALG Residual Value % After 36 Months: 52% with the Honda CR-V vs. 50% with the Mazda CX-5.
  • ALG Residual Value % After 60 Months: 42% with the Honda CR-V vs. 32% with the Mazda CX-5.
  • City Efficiency: Up to 26 mpg with the 2019 Honda CR-V LX 2WD CVT** vs. 25 with the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Sport FWD.
  • Highway Efficiency: Up to 32 mpg with the 2019 Honda CR-V LX 2WD CVT** vs. 31 with the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Sport FWD.

Interior Space

2019 Honda CR-V LX 2WD CVT 2019 Mazda CX-5 Sport FWD
39.2 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume Behind the 2nd Row 30.9 Cubic Feet
75.8 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume Behind the 1st Row 59.6 Cubic Feet
105.9 Cubic Feet                Passenger Volume 103.6 Cubic Feet

Whether packing in cargo for a family vacation or filling all five seats for a trip into town, the Honda CR-V feels noticeably more accommodating than the Mazda CX-5.

Standard Features

Both the Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 are generously equipped with a strong and diverse range of features, but the Honda still finds ways to pull ahead by offering the following amenities as standard:

  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

With the Mazda CX-5, those features are either absent entirely or only available with a pricier trim.

The 2019 Honda CR-V Earns its Place at the Top of the Crossover SUV Class

Whether you’d like to explore Honda CR-V configurations, check out the AWD lineup, or find out about the latest specials, your local Hampton Roads Honda dealer can help. For any further assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,045.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.