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2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Chevy Trax

The Mazda CX-5 occupies an interesting space within the crossover SUV lineup available at the Gorman McCracken Mazda showroom. It offers more interior space than its smaller sibling the Mazda CX-3 and is a bit nimbler than the three-row Mazda CX-9. As the middle option it also has a lot of competition for customer attention. A comparison of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Chevy Trax shows potential buyers several important advantage the former has over the latter, which also applies to several other vehicles that might compete with the Mazda CX-5. For the new model year, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 get a suite of updated technology that will easily match anything the Trax has to offer, in addition to a more powerful engine option. Customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Mazda CX-5 today by calling, 903-686-9319.

When the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is directly compared to the 2019 Chevy Trax, there aren’t many areas where the Mazda CX-5 won’t come out in front of its competition from Chevrolet. For a long time, the Chevy Trax was this segment of the automotive industry’s leader in available technology. Mazda has vastly updated the available technology options in the 2019 Mazda CX-5. This includes the implementation of smartphone integration in the two-row crossover SUV at the Touring trim and above. Drivers and passengers in most versions of the 2019 CX-5 will be able to pair today’s most popular smartphones into the daily commute using the Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ suites. Beyond available technology, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 out performs the 2019 Trax in other important areas – especially towing capacity and maximum cargo space.


2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Chevy Trax

2.5-L, 4-Cyl. Engine Turbo., 1.4-L, 4-Cyl.
187/186 Horsepower/Torque 138/148
59.6 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Space 48.4 cu.-ft.
2,000 lbs. Max. Towing Capacity N/A


Performance Specs

Under the hood of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trims of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 will make 187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. For the new model year, the same SKYACTIV®-G engine will be equipped with a turbocharger which will push its output to 227 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, drivers can opt to fill their tanks with higher octane fuel, which will offer up to 250 horsepower. On the other side of the equation, the only engine option for the 2019 Chevy Trax is a turbocharged, 1.4-liter, four-cylinder power plant attached to a six-speed automatic transmission. This lone powertrain tops out at 138 horsepower.



An interior photo of the 2019 Mazda CX-5.
A rear exterior photo of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 showing its badge.
A cut-away photo showing the interior of the 2019 Mazda CX-5.
An overhead photo of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 parked at a crosswalk.