Toyota RAV4 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 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
MSRP
$33,050
Invoice
$30,902
Average Price Paid
$30,682
5,993 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
MSRP
$31,445
Invoice
$30,222
Average Price Paid
$29,834
5,244 listings nationwide

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

2019 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
Fair Price
$31,662
Good Price
$29,782
Great Price
$28,708
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 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,962
28 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,802
19 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

There’s a reason small SUVs like the 2019 Toyota RAV4 are among the most popular vehicles on the new car market. Consider the RAV4 and its rivals, the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, and Ford ...

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 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 9
  • 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 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
70
writes:
No CVT tranmission and no oil dilution issues and no turbo, this should be a more reliable vehicle
60
writes:
Cabin noise is too loud, the finishes are plasticy and cheesy. Not at all worth the money.
writes:
Great car, fun to drive.
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 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
203 hp @ 6,000 RPM
187 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 4.07 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 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 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
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 in 41 in
Back Legroom 37.8 in 39.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.6 cu ft 30.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,090 lbs 1,045 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 181.5 in 179.1 in
Width 73.4 in 83.3 in
Height 68.6 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 106.2 in

Available Options

2019 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Flame
  • Blue Flame/Ice Edge Roof
  • Lunar Rock
  • Lunar Rock/Ice Edge Roof
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Midnight Black/Ice Edge Roof
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color

Option Packages

  • Radio: ENTUNE 3.0 Premium Audio W/JBL/Clari-Fi
  • Radio: Prem Display Audio W/Nav/ENTUNE/JBL
  • Advanced Technology Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Moon Roof
  • Protection Package
  • Running Boards
  • Two-Tone Paint Application
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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