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
$28,650
Invoice
$26,894
Average Price Paid
$26,594
16,911 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
MSRP
$31,445
Invoice
$30,222
Average Price Paid
$29,834
5,248 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
$27,478
Good Price
$25,945
Great Price
$25,068
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Fair Price
$30,487
Good Price
$29,305
Great Price
$28,629

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,231
42 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,799
19 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
10
writes:
Handles well
Handling Ranked 2019 Ford Escape SEL FWD better.
"Smooth ride , great car ! "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Ford Escape SEL FWD better.
"More Room , great features on the 2019 SEL . Handles well ! "
20
writes:
Love the car. It rides very nicely, has technology and plenty of cargo room. The engine provides enough powe...
Value Ranked 2018 Honda Pilot EX AWD worse.
"The two cars are very similar but the price of the CRV made it a better value for my family."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Honda Pilot EX AWD worse.
"It is cheaper and similar to the pilot. "
20
writes:
Has all the bells and whistles we need and safety
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
65
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. "
60
writes:
I’m 5’1” and, while I could reach the gas pedal, it was very uncomfortable. Since I drive long distances, it’s...
140
writes:
I drove and decided to purchase the Mazda. I liked the way it handled, the upscale interior, and the power.
Power Ranked 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T Ultimate AWD worse.
"A 2.5 liter turbo with 250hp and 310 foot pounds of torque. "
Handling Ranked 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T Ultimate AWD worse.
"The steering was more precise."

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
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 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
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint

Option Packages

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

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