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:
- 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.
- ALG 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.
|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.
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.