|2014 Mazda CX-5||2014 Honda CR-V|
|$21,395||MSRP (Base Model)||$22,945|
|26 City/32 Highway MPG||Fuel Economy (Automatic)||23 City/31 Highway MPG|
|2.0-liter, 4-Cylinder||Engine||2.4-liter, 4-Cylinder|
|155 hp||Horsepower||185 hp|
2014 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2014 Honda CR-V
The crossover SUV has become one of the most popular automobile segments in the industry over the years and for good reason; they offer versatility and passenger/cargo space. With popularity comes competition, this segment is filled with many great vehicles so it can be hard to choose which crossover SUV would be the best for you. Beach Mazda will compare the 2014 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2014 Honda CR-V so you can see which SUV is has more to offer new car shoppers.
The 2014 Mazda CX-5 and the 2014 Honda CR-V are both 5-passenger crossover SUV’s and are available in many different trim levels that offer all of the features that you need. Both the 2014 Mazda CX-5 and the 2014 Honda CR-V offer some great standard features but the Mazda CX-5 does offer a few more than the Honda CR-V. The 2014 Mazda CX-5 comes standard with a touchscreen interface and SMS text message reading and audio voice controls where as the 2014 Honda CR-V does not.
Fuel Efficiency and Performance
When it comes to the performance and fuel efficiency of the 2014 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2014 Honda CR-V it is a very close call. The 2014 Mazda CX-5 gives drivers better fuel economy but the Honda CR-V delivers more horsepower with the standard engine. The 2014 Honda CR-V only comes with one engine option, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that produces 185 horsepower and gets an EPA estimated 23 mpg city/31 mpg highway with an automatic transmission. The 2014 Mazda CX-5 gives you a choice of two engines; a 2.0-liter that delivers 155 horsepower and 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway and a 2.5-liter that’s good for 184 horsepower and 25 mpg city/32 mpg highway.
hen it comes down to the fuel economy and performance of the two popular SUV’s you can see that the 2014 Mazda CX-5 gives you the best miles per gallon in the city and on the highway. The 2014 Mazda CX-5 also offers two different engines so you can choose how much power you want to have in your new crossover SUV. If you are looking for the best SUV that is going to save you the most money than the new 2014 Mazda CX-5 is your best choice for a new crossover SUV.