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2022 Mazda CX-5 2.5 S AWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Mazda CX-5
2.5 S AWD
MSRP
$25,900
Invoice
$25,415
Average Price Paid
$25,900
611 listings nationwide

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2022 Volkswagen Taos
S 4Motion AWD
MSRP
$25,540
Invoice
$24,518
Average Price Paid
$25,532
344 listings nationwide

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

2022 Mazda CX-5
2.5 S AWD
Fair Price
$26,016
Good Price
$25,477
Great Price
$25,169
2022 Volkswagen Taos
S 4Motion AWD
Fair Price
$25,624
Good Price
$24,238
Great Price
$23,446

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Mazda CX-5
2.5 S AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,253
5 listings nationwide

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2022 Volkswagen Taos
S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,609
24 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Mazda CX-5
2.5 S AWD
No Expert Reviews
2022 Volkswagen Taos
S 4Motion AWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Car companies are becoming SUV companies. People want crossovers, and automakers are fleshing out their lineups to meet customer demand. One of the latest new models to join the mix is...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 4
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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

2022 Mazda CX-5
2.5 S AWD
No User Reviews
2022 Volkswagen Taos
S 4Motion AWD
40
Triethart writes:
It’s a capable small SUV, the exterior styling reminds me of an old Q7 (compliment), but I couldn’t get pa...
Family Car Ranked 2021 Mazda CX-30 Select FWD worse.
"The spacious back seat and cargo area. "
Would Buy Ranked 2021 Mazda CX-30 Select FWD better.
"I did buy the CX-30 over the Taos mainly because the Mazda is such an incredible value when compared to the Taos. The VW is ridiculously overpriced for what you get. "

Specs

2022 Mazda CX-5
2.5 S AWD
2022 Volkswagen Taos
S 4Motion AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
187 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
11.5:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
2.93 in x 3.38 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 --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 40.1 in
Back Legroom 39.6 in 37.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 30.8 cu ft 24.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 937 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 180.1 in 175.8 in
Width 83.3 in 72.5 in
Height 66.1 in 64.6 in
Wheelbase 106.2 in 105.6 in

Available Options

2022 Mazda CX-5
2.5 S AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint

Option Packages

  • Illuminated Door Sill Trim Plates
  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
  • Roof Rails & Cross Bars Package
2022 Volkswagen Taos
S 4Motion AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Dusk Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Extended Range Remote Engine Start
  • IQ.Drive S Package
  • Side Steps (Set Of 2)
  • Taos MDO Package (Mirror, Mats & Cargo Cover)

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