2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Honda CR-V
Someone shopping for a crossover SUV will have more choices to consider than just about any other vehicle platform in the automotive industry. Even though there are a lot of choices available, the cream always rises to the top of the class – and that’s where buyers will find the newest version of the Mazda CX-5. For the new model year, the automaker has updated several key areas of its middle crossover SUV option, by offering an upgraded powertrain, better connectivity systems as well as additional creature comforts and driver assistance aids. A comparison of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Honda CR-V very clearly illustrates just how far the Mazda crossover has come for the new model year. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 has arrived at the Gorman McCracken Mazda showroom. Customers can schedule a test drive today by calling, 903-686-9319.
No modern crossover SUV can be successful with today’s tech-savvy buyers without the ability to integrate their favorite devices into their commute. Both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Honda CR-V have infotainment system that is compatible with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ applications. However, expert independent reviews have pointed out a few problems with the interface used by the Honda CR-V. By comparison, the updates made to the infotainment system used by the 2019 Mazda CX-5 already has been a favorite among the automotive press and the addition of smartphone integration will only please more future buyers. Another positive mark for the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is the universal application of the automaker’s G-Vectoring Control system and how it helps drivers feel confident and secure when negotiating turns and curves in the road.
2019 Mazda CX-5
2019 Honda CR-V
|2.5-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||2.4-L, 4-Cyl.|
|2,000 lbs.||Max. Towing Capacity||1,500 lbs.|
Mazda has also introduced a new engine to customers interested in the 2019 Mazda CX-5. The crossover SUV’s upper trims can be outfitted with a turbocharged version of the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine making 227 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Honda CR-V offers a turbocharged four-cylinder engine of its own of its own, but it has a peak output of only 190 horsepower. Buyers who choose the entry-level version of the 2019 Mazda CX-9 will also have a performance advantage over the base engine used by the corresponding trim of the 2019 CR-V.