Mazda CX-5 vs Honda CR-V

Mazda CX-5
Honda CR-V
Specs*
Fuel Economy (City) 26 MPG 26 MPG
Fuel Economy (Highway) 35 MPG 33 MPG
Horsepower 184 horsepower 185 horsepower
Keyless Start Standard Not Available
Remote Engine Start Available Not Available
MSRP $21,545 $23,445

Among mid-size SUVs, the Mazda CX-5 and the Honda CR-V stand apart for style and affordability. Both the Mazda CX-5 and the Honda CR-V offer capability and comfort at a comparable pricetag that puts the full-size SUV experience within reach. When compared side-by-side, however, the choice for Louisville, Kentucky area drivers becomes obvious.

The Mazda CX-5 starts at a slightly lower base price compared to the Honda CR-V, offering additional savings on top of an already low pricetag. Both the Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 offer more-than-adequate power at 185 horsepower and 184 horsepower, respectively. The compact size of the mid-size SUV class offers impressive fuel economy, with the Mazda CX-5 ultimately offering better mileage per gallon than the Honda CR-V. For commuting in and around in the Louisville, KY area, Mazda CX-5 drivers will ultimately save more at the pump over time.

When it comes to comfort and convenience, however, the Mazda CX-5 offers more standard and available features than the competition. Keyless start is standard on the Mazda CX-5, and remote engine start is also available for your convenience. The base model of the Honda CR-V offers neither. With the addition of intelligent safety features like smart brake support, distance recognition support system, adaptive front-lighting system, and blind spot monitoring in the elegant KODO “Soul of Motion” exterior design, it’s easy to see why the Mazda CX-5 is the choice for Louisville, KY area drivers.

To test drive the Mazda CX-5 for yourself, including upgraded trim levels with even more available comfort, convenience, and safety features, visit Oxmoor Mazda in Louisville, KY today!