2019 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

VS
2020 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

2020 Honda CR-V vs. 2020 Mazda CX-5

2.4L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Cylinder Deactivation
190 hp

Horsepower

187 hp
179 lb-ft

Torque

186 lb-ft
28 city/34 hwy mpg rating* on base LX 2WD trim with CVT transmission

Fuel Economy

25 city/31 hwy mpg rating
Available

All-Wheel Drive

Available

The 2020 Honda CR-V and 2020 Mazda CX-5 are popular choices for Anaheim Hills drivers looking to upgrade to a new crossover SUV. At first glance, you’ll find that each offers spirited performance and an assortment of tech and safety features, but comparing them side-by-side shows that the Honda speeds ahead. Learn more in this Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 comparison from Weir Canyon Honda.

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Performance Specs

With either the CX-5 or CR-V, you’ll get a standard 4-cylinder engine, but the Honda engine offers better fuel economy and more get-up-and-go. See how the performance specs of these crossovers match up to find out which is better suited to your Yorba Linda-area driving needs:

  • 2020 CR-V 2WD LX:
    • 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Cylinder Deactivation
    • 28 city mpg/ 34 hwy mpg* rating with CVT transmission
    • 190 horsepower
    • 179 lb-ft of torque
  • 2020 CX-5 Sport:
    • 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine
    • 6-speed automatic transmission
    • 25 city mpg/31 hwy mpg rating
    • 187 horsepower
    • 186 lb-ft of torque

In addition, both the CR-V and CX-5 are available with all-wheel drive, which boosts handling and control in wet or slippery road conditions.

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Interior Features

When deciding between the CX-5 or CR-V, you’ll also want to look at the interior features. Inside both is comfortable seating for up to five people, USB ports, and a rearview camera. However, upon closer inspection, you’ll see that the CR-V offers more amenities and features:

  • 2020 CR-V LX:
    • Active Noise Cancellation™ (ANC)
    • 5-inch LCD Touch-Screen
    • 160-Watt Audio System with 4 Speakers
    • Easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seating
    • Available HomeLink® Remote System
    • Available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
    • Available 12-way power driver’s seat including 4-way power lumbar support and memory function
    • Available heated steering wheel
  • 2020 CX-5:
    • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System
    • Push button start
    • 6-way manual adjustable driver’s seat
    • 40/20/40 split one-touch fold-down
    • Reclining rear seatback
    • Cloth-trimmed seats

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Safety Features

Safety is an important consideration for Tustin drivers, and with either the CX-5 or CR-V, you can find an array of similar safety features. Both offer a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Hill Start Assist, and a Blind Spot Information System, all of which add to your vehicle safety. However, all available CR-V trim levels come equipped with the Honda Sensing® safety suite, which includes the following driver assist technologies that are not available in the CX-5:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

Test Drive the 2020 CR-V Today at Weir Canyon Honda!

Now that you’ve had the chance to compare the Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5, visit Weir Canyon Honda to take this capable crossover SUV out for a test drive. We will be happy to show you how the CR-V compares to the Honda HR-V, as well as fill you in on the CR-V towing capacity and maintenance schedule. Make sure to explore our new vehicle specials to save on your new CR-V, and if you have any questions or would like to schedule a test drive, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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