2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Mazda CX-5
There are crossovers everywhere. Not only does each brand make their own crossover, but most brands make multiple crossovers. As such, it can be difficult to tell which models even compare to which other models much less which model you should choose. We are here to help. When it comes to Honda and Mazda, perhaps the best matchup is the 2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Mazda CX-5, and we will get into comparing the two right here.
For this comparison, we will be looking at the top trim levels for both models. For the CR-V, that means the Touring trim, and for the CX-5 that means the Grand Touring trim. Both of these models offer a lot of technology including adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, Bluetooth, and more, but some of the differentiating details may show you which crossover is better, and which is right for you.
|2017 Honda CR-V Touring||VS||2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring|
|28 City / 34 Highway*||Fuel Efficiency||24 City / 31 Highway|
|75.8 Cubic-Feet||Max Cargo Volume||59.6 Cubic-Feet|
How does the CR-V Touring compare to the competition?
For years now, Mazda has been trying to make itself out to be a driver-focused brand, and yet here, with the 2017 CX-5, at the highest trim level, fresh off a new re-design, it uses a less powerful engine than the CR-V. On top of that, according to EPA estimates, the CX-5 Grand Touring doesn't get anywhere near the same level of efficiency as the CR-V Touring does.*
Are you thinking about a crossover because of all-wheel drive? Well both models have all-wheel drive available across their lineups, but they both come as front-wheel drive models standard. If what you really want is extra interior room, then the Honda CR-V Touring provides with over 15 extra cubic-feet of cargo capacity.
If you are leaning towards the Honda CR-V, and you live in the Lafayette area, then you should stop by Bob Rohrman Honda and let us show you everything that a new Honda CR-V has to offer.
*26 city/32 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX with CVT model. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD LX with CVT model. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX, EX-L and Touring with CVT models. 27 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX, EX-L and Touring with CVT models. Based on 2017 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.