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Which is better: 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Honda CR-V?

2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Honda CR-V

Which is better: 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Honda CR-V?

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If you and your family are looking for a new compact SUV, look no further than the family-first 2019 Mazda CX-5. Equipped with premium interior, excellent performance specs, and the latest safety technology, you can feel confident in your new SUV. Check out how the CX-5 measures up against the competition, and see how it compares to the 2019 Honda CR-V.




The 2019 CX-5:

Base engine: 187-horespower 2.5 L 4-cylinder engine

Available upgraded engine: Turbo 4-cylinder with 227-horespower or 250-horespower with premium gas

The 2019 CR-V:

Base engine: 184-horsepower engine 4-cylinder engine

Available upgraded engine: Turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 190-horsepower

Both SUVs offer an available upgrade to All-Wheel Drive. Although these SUVs have similar engine specifications, the CX-5 easily outmuscles the CR-V.




The 2019 CX-5:

The Sport base CX-5 starts at $24,350

The Signature, the fully-loaded top trim starts at $36,890

The 2019 CR-V:

The LX, the base model starts at $24,450

The Fully-loaded Touring model can reach around $34,000

The CX-5 not only has a lower price than the CR-V, but it offers more features than the cheapest baseline CR-V model for that price.


Safety Features


The 2019 CX-5:

Standard blind-spot monitoring with a Rear cross-traffic alert

Standard low speed automatic emergency braking

Available lane-departure warning

Available lane-keep assist

Available cruise control with stop and go

Available full-speed automatic emergency braking

The 2019 CR-V:

Available forward-collision warning

Available lane-departure warning

Available collision-mitigation breaking

Available lane-keeping assist

Available blind spot monitoring with a cross-traffic monitor

These SUVs both have similar high-tech safety features. Despite this, the Mazda CX-5 base, offers significantly more features than the cheapest CR-V. Blind spot monitoring and low speed automatic breaking are standard on the CX-5 Sport, whereas on the CR-V, you would have to upgrade and pay more for those features.


Interior Quality and Features

The 2019 CX-5:

Standard 7” touch screen display

Standard USB ports (2)

Standard HD radio, Bluetooth, and voice command

Available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Available Bose 10-speaker audio system

Available Caturra Brown Nappa leather seats

The 2019 CR-V:

Standard 5” display screen & 7” screen available

Standard USB port (1)

Standard Bluetooth

Available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Available HD radio

The interior of the CX-5 is far more upscale than the CR-V, and can even be compared to some luxury cars.




The CX-5 has great style and quality at an excellent value. The Mazda 2019 CX-5 comes out on top. It has superior features, better-quality interior, and a smoother performance at a cheaper price than the 2019 Honda CR-V. Come see for yourself the quality of the CX-5 at our World Car Mazda showroom in San Antonio, Texas! At World Car we are dedicated to finding you the perfect family-first SUV.