Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
MSRP
$28,750
Invoice
$26,988
Average Price Paid
$26,421
16,839 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
MSRP
$31,445
Invoice
$30,222
Average Price Paid
$30,043
5,827 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Fair Price
$27,231
Good Price
$25,770
Great Price
$24,936
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Fair Price
$30,430
Good Price
$29,421
Great Price
$28,844

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,194
104 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,603
127 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Refined, roomy, and historically reliable, the Honda CR-V has earned its status as one of the best selling vehicles in America. This is a safe SUV, too, and it returns good fuel econom...

2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

In a segment dominated by some pretty intimidating competitors like the Toyota RAV4, the Honda CR-V, and the Subaru Forester, the Mazda CX-5 has been slowly winning over consumers year...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
50
writes:
Has all the bells and whistles we need and safety
writes:
Good ride but couldn’t see past the dashboard
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks SR FWD better.
"Sat in both and Nissan more comfortable "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Nissan Kicks SR FWD better.
"Both seem the same and I don’t load my car so not important to me"
writes:
I bought CR-V from Elk Grove Honda dealership.
Family Car Ranked 2019 Toyota RAV4 LE AWD worse.
"It’s got more features and room is also big."
Value Ranked 2019 Toyota RAV4 LE AWD worse.
"Price was cheaper then RAW 4 lot more features then RAW 4 . Overall much better then power wise."
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
10
writes:
A great looking car, especially in Eternal Blue. Upscale looking interior and decent performance. Fun to drive...
Handling Ranked 2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Sport AWD worse.
"I was able to test drive the cx-5 on some open roads with curves. I was not given that opportunity on the Forrester."
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Sport AWD worse.
"Front headlight design and styling is sportier."
135
writes:
would never have considered Mazda but was pleasantly surprised. Wow. many safety features that were used. exc...
Handling Ranked 2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD worse.
"no body roll. very quiet interior plenty of power. quick to respond to acceleration. "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD better.
"rav4 has more rear storage than Mazda CX-5. two suit cases fills up the Mazda. "
170
writes:
I’m 5’1” and, while I could reach the gas pedal, it was very uncomfortable. Since I drive long distances, it’s...

Specs

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
187 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
179 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
13:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 39.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 39.2 cu ft 30.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,091 lbs 1,045 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.6 in 179.1 in
Width 73 in 83.3 in
Height 66.5 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 106.2 in

Available Options

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Dark Olive Metallic
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Sandstorm Metallic
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD

Exterior Colors

  • DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Machine Gray Metallic Paint
  • SLOWFLAKE White Pearl Mica Paint
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint

Option Packages

  • GT Premium Package
  • Mazda Mobile Start
  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package

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