2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Toyota RAV4

Are you thinking about buying a compact SUV, but are not sure which model to buy? Here at Capistrano Mazda, we encourage you to take a look at the 2019 Mazda CX-5, with its sporty styling, impressive performance, refined and comfortable interior, and many advanced technologies. See how the new Mazda CX-5 favorably stacks up against the compact SUV competition in this 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Toyota RAV4 comparison.

Unlike the 2019 RAV4, the 2019 CX-5 offers a turbocharged engine: the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Dynamic Pressure Turbo SKYACTIV®-G, which doles out 227 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. The 2019 RAV4 comes equipped with the Dynamic Force 2.5-liter inline-four-cylinder engine, which manages only 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. Performance in the CX-5 is aided by the new G-Vectoring Control Plus system, which provides excellent handling, especially around curves and corners.

2019 Mazda CX-5 VS 2019 Toyota RAV4
$24,350 Base MSRP $25,500
Available Turbocharged Engine No
227-hp/310 lb-ft Max. Horsepower/Torque 203-hp/184 lb-ft
Yes Smart City Brake Support No

Advantages of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 over the 2019 Toyota RAV4

A hallmark of the Mazda brand is that you can get high-level quality at an affordable price — and this is especially the case with the 2019 Mazda CX-5. It has a lower base MSRP than the 2019 Toyota RAV4 ($24,350 vs $25,500), while offering a wealth of premium features. Even with the base Sport trim, many desirable features come standard. This includes aluminum-alloy wheels, push-button start, LED headlights, a remote keyless illuminated entry system, the user-friendly MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System, and Smart City Brake Support, which automatically applies the brakes when a collision is detected in low-speed driving situations.

Higher trims of the Mazda CX-5 offers such features as the 360º View Monitor, Genuine Layered wood trim, Caturra Brown Nappa leather-trimmed seats, heated seats, a heated steering wheel, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.

Do you live in Orange County, California? Check out the 2019 Mazda CX-5 at Capistrano Mazda!