2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Toyota RAV4
Even though drivers have more vital information at the tip of their fingers than ever before, it still seems like the car-buying process is as difficult as ever. Yes, having so much information is great, but having to sift through, decipher and use that information to make an informed decision on purchasing a new car can seem daunting and, at times, overwhelming. Fear not, though, we're here to help!
We create these model comparison research pages so that drivers can see how some of the most popular vehicle models available today compare directly with one another. We find that it helps for consumers to see key information about popular models matched up against other models. For this exercise, we're going to be looking at the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and 2018 Toyota RAV4, two of the most popular SUV models available today. We're going to look at their efficiency, performance capabilities and interior space.
|2018 Mazda CX-5||2018 Toyota RAV4|
|28 MPG||Fuel Economy (Combined)||25 MPG|
|187 HP||Horsepower||176 HP|
|186 lbs.-ft.||Torque||172 lbs.-ft.|
|104 Cubic Feet||Passenger Volume||102 Cubic Feet|
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When you look at both SUV models individually, it's easy to see why they are both so popular among drivers. Both SUVs offer solid measurements when it comes to efficiency, performance and space and provide good value to drivers. However, when you compare the two models directly, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 clearly holds the edge over its Toyota competitor.
Fuel-efficiency is always important, and the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is more efficient than the RAV4 which is an important difference. But, what's even more impressive is that usually to get more fuel-efficiency, models will sacrifice power and space. Not so with the 2018 Mazda CX-5. The CX-5 still outperforms the 2018 Toyota RAV4 while also still offering more space on the interior for you and your passengers. Talk about a best of both worlds!
The 2018 Mazda CX-5 is also one of the safest vehicles available today, evidenced by it being named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In addition to the CX-5's great crash-test ratings, it also has a wealth of advanced safety and driver-assist features. Available technologies and features include:
- Mazda Radar Cruise Control
- Smart City Brake Support
- Adaptive Front-Lighting
- High Beam Control
- Lane Departure Warning
- Lane-Keep Assist
- Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring