The automotive market has no shortage of SUVs rich in features. Therefore, those planning on purchasing one SUV might find it quite cumbersome to sift through the chaff. Having said that, two of the most popular SUVs that have held their own in the industry for a long time now are the Mazda CX-5 and the Toyota RAV4. Both the models are loaded with delightful technology, performance, and safety features. Therefore, it is understandable if you find yourself in two minds regarding the one you should choose. But to make the research process easy, we have put together a comparison between the two. You can go through our model comparison to decide better. And remember to browse our inventory at Cardenas Mazda in Harlingen, TX, if the Mazda seems like a better option for you.
2021 Mazda CX-5
2021 Toyota RAV4
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine
||2.5-liter Dynamic Force 4-cylinder DOHC engine with VVT-i|
|186 lb. -ft.
||184 lb. -ft.|
The comparison chart shall reveal that the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and the 2021 Toyota RAV4 are equally spectacular and compete fiercely with each other in almost every aspect. Therefore, it can be quite a task to pick one over the other. However, there are several things that you might want to consider before arriving at any conclusion.
Say, for example, the engines of the two SUVs. The Mazda CX-5 is equipped with the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine, which is supposedly an incredibly powerful engine. The Toyota RAV4, on the other hand, is powered by the 2.5-liter Dynamic Force 4-cylinder DOHC engine. Also, the CX-5 produces more torque than the RAV4. Therefore, when it comes to performance, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 might be your best bet.
However, one thing to note here is that the Mazda CX-5 produces less horsepower than the RAV4. Therefore, if there is one aspect where the Mazda falls behind the curve, it is this. However, you can rest assured that with an engine as potent as the one on the CX-5 and other amazing performance features, the CX-5 shall not disappoint you in any way.Interested in taking the 2021 Mazda CX-5 out for a spin? Schedule a test drive at our dealership today!