Mazda CX-5 vs Toyota RAV4


Drivers in Wakefield, RI Compare the Mazda CX-5 to the Competition

Often when drivers are exploring crossover vehicles they have questions about fuel-economy, performance, capability, and comfort. When comparing vehicles in the Wakefield, RI area drivers often explore these areas. Here at Flood Mazda we see many of our customers explore the popular Mazda CX-5 and compare it to the competition. While they measure how the competition stacks up, they find that the Mazda CX-5 still ends up ahead.


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220 Old Tower Hill Road
Directions Wakefield, RI 02879

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Mazda CX-5 vs. Toyota RAV4

  • Pricing:
    MSRP for the Mazda CX-5: $24,150 while the RAV4 MSRP is $24,510. Only some savings, but every penny matters and the Mazda CX-5 will help you save.
  • Performance:
    187-Horsepower in the Mazda CX-5 beats the 176-horsepower of the RAV4. The Mazda CX-5 also gets up to 31 highway mpg, while the RAV4 only gets 29 mpg.
  • Efficiency:
    We noted the estimated highway fuel economy above, but combined fuel economy estimates put the Mazda CX-5 at 28 mpg, while the RAV4 only offers an estimated combined economy of 25 mpg.
  • Comfort:
    Within the Mazda CX-5, there is 103.6 cubic feet of passenger volume, the RAV4 falls short at 101.9 cubic feet. 
  • Cargo Capacity:
    The RAV4 barely edges out the Mazda CX-5 in terms of cargo, with 38.9 cubic feet of cargo space. The Mazda CX-5 comes close, but offers only 30.9 cubic feet of cargo volume.

Drivers love the CX-5 because of the attention to detail. Everything from a lively and efficient engine to high-quality craftsmanship in the cabin. The Mazda CX-5 offers drivers more than the competition and many of our customers have already made the choice to get behind the wheel. While the decision is easy for some we know that drivers often compare the Mazda CX-5 to the competition. One of the most compared vehicles is the Toyota RAV4, and while the RAV4 offers a lot to drivers it just can't match the value in a new Mazda CX-5. In an effort to help educate our customers we put together the following comparison between the two vehicles to help you make an informed decision on your next Crossover.

If you're interested in a new Mazda CX-5 be sure to come by our dealership in Wakefield, RI. Our team of Mazda auto experts will help you explore the model and get you behind the wheel for a test drive.

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