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2018 MAZDA CX-5 vs. the Competition

Are you trying to decide which vehicle is right for you and your family? Partyka Mazda understands the crossover segment is among one of the most popular when it comes to finding a car that will fulfill family and adventure needs. We are here to help you make the right decision and offer a huge inventory of vehicles for you to choose from.

We decided to look at some of the most popular crossover SUVs in the market to help you decide which is best for you. Through our research, we have concluded that the Mazda CX-5 is the best choice in the compact SUV segment. Check out the comparison below!

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2018 Mazda CX-5

The Mazda CX-5

With a starting price close to the rest of the competition, you get a real advantage with the 2018 redesign of the Mazda CX-5, primarily with the standard features offered and the high-quality interior

Engine & Towing:

A 4-cylinder with cylinder-deactivation can tow up to 2,000 lbs.

Fuel Efficiency:

The Mazda CX-5 offers new and improved fuel economy, thanks to the cylinder-deactivation technology.

Standard Features:

Blind-spot monitoring and leather-wrapped steering wheels are now standard in all trim levels. The upgrade also includes full access to i-ACTIVSENSE® technology to ensure the safety of all passengers.

Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Engine & Towing:

The standard engine is a 2.4L In-Line 4-Cylinder and gets up to 1,000 lbs in towing.

Fuel Efficiency:

The fuel capacity for the CR-V is 14 gallons, falling behind the Mazda CX-5.

Standard Features:

The base model offers an infotainment system and includes active lane control, adaptive cruise control, etc. The only downfall is that there is not much customization available for the base model.


Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Engine & Towing:

Towing capacity is among one of the top in the crossover SUV segment at 1,500 lbs. but is still not comparable to the Mazda CX-5.

Fuel Efficiency:

You can opt for the hybrid model, which makes the Toyota RAV4 economical.

Standard Features:

Safety was the focus for 2018. All the safety features on the RAV4 come standard on all trims. Just like Mazda offers a suite of safety features known as i-ACTIVSENSE®, Toyota offers a suite known as the Toyota Safety Sense-P. You will find features such as adaptive cruise control, lane departure alert, and others.


Nissan Rogue

The Nissan Rouge

Engine & Towing:

4-Cylinder Engine is standard among all models and tows up to1000 lbs.

Fuel Efficiency:

The Rogue is an efficient vehicle and a hybrid option is available.

Standard Features:

Back-up camera, cruise control, and an adjustable steering wheel, among a few others come standard.


Visit our dealership in Hamden, CT, to see if the 2018 Mazda CX-5 meets your driving needs. Lee Partyka Mazda is the oldest Mazda dealership in the state, so we’re prepared to answer your questions and help you get behind the wheel of a Mazda CX-5 today. Call 203-288-7761.