Comparing the 2020 MAZDA CX-5 to the 2020 Honda CR-V
Area drivers know they simply have to look through our inventory to find some of the best new Mazda cars on the market today. If you want to enjoy the added utility built into a crossover, you may want to consider getting the versatile 2020 Mazda CX-5. Before you test drive the Mazda CX-5, we thought we’d show you how the crossover compares to formidable opponents like the 2020 Honda CR-V.
As Mazda dealers serving Euless, TX and surrounding communities, we can assure you that the 2020 Mazda CX-5 more than holds its own when compared to its worthy competitors, including the new Honda CR-V. For starters, the 2020 Honda CR-V only comes with one engine, while the Mazda crossover is eligible for three.
The sole engine choice for the Honda CR-V is a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 179 lb-ft of torque. The base engine in the Mazda CX-5 is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder unit that generates 186 lb-ft of torque. The crossover’s Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trims are powered by a turbocharged version of the same engine that produces 310 lb-ft of torque with regular gas or 320 lb-ft of torque with premium fuel. The new Mazda CX-5 is also eligible for a turbocharged diesel engine.
People often tell us that they want a crossover because they want to have the option of towing on occasion. This is yet another area where the 2020 Mazda CX-5 outshines the new Honda CR-V. When you contact our Mazda dealership near Arlington, TX, we’ll tell you that the Mazda CX-5 has a maximum tow rating of 2,000 pounds, which is 500 pounds more than what the Honda CR-V can handle.
We’re proud to tell you that the new Mazda CX-5 and the 2020 Honda CR-V are outfitted with their own individual suites of advanced safety features. Similarly, both crossovers have desirable technology features throughout their respective lineups. The base 2020 Mazda CX-5 trim comes with a seven-inch touchscreen and two USB ports, for example. The touchscreen in the base Honda CR-V trim is two inches smaller and the crossover only has one USB port. If you step up to the next trim for either vehicle, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration is included.
To learn more about how the 2020 Mazda CX-5 stacks up when compared to the 2020 Honda CR-V, visit Freeman Mazda!