Crossover vehicles are highly regarded among the entire automotive industry for their commitment to efficiency, durability and safety for a price that is accessible for all types of drivers. Two of the most celebrated crossovers in the midsize class are the 2016 Mazda CX-5 and 2017 Subaru Forester. Both have been named IIHS Top Safety Picks for their model years and can deliver some impressive features, but how well do they match up head to head?
Our team at Capistrano Mazda wants you to be informed as possible when it comes to a decision about your next vehicle purchase. So, we decided to put the CX-5 and Forester up to the test. A comparison between these two won’t be easy, as they do share many similarities in what they can offer. But our job is to help you decide which crossover is best for you, so without further ado let's jump in and see what these two are capable of!
|2016 CX-5||vs||2017 Forester|
|2.5-L Inline 4||Engine||2.0-L Inline 4|
|Yes||IIHS Top Safety Pick?||Yes|