Toyota RAV4 vs Mazda CX-5 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

Select a car to compare

Cancel
Change

Select a car to compare

Cancel
Change

Select a car to compare

Cancel
+

User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
MSRP
$33,455
Invoice
$31,281
Average Price Paid
$33,455
10 listings nationwide

Shop

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
MSRP
$30,355
Invoice
$29,481
Average Price Paid
$30,116
22 listings nationwide

Shop

Incentives Find if there are incentives in your area. Enter your zip code

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

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
Fair Price
$34,405
Good Price
$32,341
Great Price
$31,161
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Fair Price
$30,486
Good Price
$29,450
Great Price
$28,858

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,431
16 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
5 GOOD deals

Shop

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,953
3 listings nationwide

Shop

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Since its launch in 1997, the Toyota RAV4 has ridden a wave of crossover SUV popularity to become one of Toyota’s bestselling models. Introduced for the 2019 model year, the current-ge...

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 is a competitive compact SUV for buyers looking to satisfy the needs of the typical family. For the 2021 model year, Mazda has enhanced the model’s tech and discont...

No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 4
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

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

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
30
Guru9V4TMC writes:
Excellent
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Jeep Wrangler better.
"Excellent "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2021 Jeep Wrangler better.
"Exceptional "
Richard writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 Lexus NX Hybrid worse.
"a new style and looks like a BMW"
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Lexus NX Hybrid worse.
"heated back seats and lots of leg room"
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
10
Rockone writes:
Dont get me wrong it drove fine space was soso compared to the seltos

Specs

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition 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
--
187 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
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
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
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 1,050 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

2021 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

  • Adventure Grade Weather Package
  • Black Running Board (Set)
  • Brushed Aluminum Running Board (Set)
  • Convenience Package
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Protection Package (TMS)
  • Running Board (TMS)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000) (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
  • Two-Tone Paint Application
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • POLYMETAL Gray

Option Packages

  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
  • Rear Parking Sensors

Related Comparisons