2020 Mazda CX-5 vs 2020 Toyota RAV4

The search for a new crossover can be completely overwhelming. With many new vehicles being introduced into the class, how do you know which one will be the best one for you? There are two crossovers that have been around for quite a while and are very trustworthy. They are the 2020 Mazda CX-5 and the 2020 Toyota RAV4. With various upgrades made to these two crossovers every year, you can trust that you are purchasing a quality vehicle. In this 2020 Mazda CX-5 vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 comparison, we will highlight some of the differences that set these two crossovers apart.

Keep reading for more information about the 2020 Mazda CX-5 and the 2020 Toyota RAV4. Otherwise, our current Mazda CX-5 inventory can be found by clicking the link below.

2020 Mazda CX-5


2020 Toyota RAV4




2,000 pounds

Maximum Trailer Weight

1,500 pounds

104 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

99 cubic feet

40-20-40 bench

Rear Seat Type

60-40 split-bench


Which crossover: the CX-5 or the RAV4?

Let’s begin by first taking a look at the cost of these two crossovers. If you decide to purchase the 2020 Mazda CX-5, you will save roughly $800. What could you put that extra money towards?

Do you have a few weekend projects around the house coming up? Will you need a trailer to complete these projects? If so, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 will be the way to go as it can tow more than the 2020 Toyota RAV4.

There is more room for your friends and family inside of the 2020 Mazda CX-5 than inside of the 2020 Toyota RAV4. The 2020 Mazda CX-5 has a Passenger Volume of 104 cubic feet while the 2020 Toyota RAV4 only has 99 cubic feet. Additionally, seats in the 2020 Mazda CX-5 have a 40-20-40 split while the seats in the 2020 Toyota RAV4 only have a 60-40 split.

As you can see, if you are searching for a new crossover that will save you money, is spacious, and can tow a heavy trailer, then the 2020 Mazda CX-5 would be a great option for you. Interested in learning more? Please fill out the form below. Our friendly team members would be more than happy to answer all of your questions and assist you in any other way that they can!

*MSRP excludes tax, title, license fees and $1,100 destination charge. Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

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