Comparison: 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2018 Honda CR-V

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Kansas City drivers, are you looking for your next vehicle upgrade? Are you in need for a new and improved SUV that you can use for your next weekend getaway? If so, then the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is the perfect SUV for you. Don’t believe us yet? Read below for our comparison of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 against the 2018 Honda CR-V, and then come to visit us at Premier Mazda of Kansas City to test drive your very own.

Performance

2018 Mazda CX-5

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 comes in three different trim levels; the Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. All three trim levels include a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV-G® 4-cylinder engine producing up to 187 HP and 186 lb-ft of torque. All three trim levels come in both front-wheel and all-wheel drive, with front-wheel drive getting an estimated 25 MPG city and 31 MPG highway, and all-wheel drive getting an estimated 24 MPG city and 30 MPG highway.

2018 Honda CR-V

The 2018 Honda CR-V comes in four different trim levels; the LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring. The LX trim includes a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine producing up to 184 HP and 179 lb-ft of torque. The EX, EX-L, and Touring trims include a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine producing up to 190 HP and 180 lb-ft of torque. All four trims get an estimated 28 MPG city and 34 MPG highway.

Comfort and Convenience

2018 Mazda CX-5

The interior of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is designed to give drivers a connection from the very first touch with its human-centric design. Features of the Mazda CX-5 include Active Driving Display, The MAZDA CONNECT™ advanced infotainment system, and a Bose® 10-speaker audio sound system with Centerpoint® 2 and AudioPilot® 2.

2018 Honda CR-V

The 2018 Honda CR-V comes with plenty of technological features to keep you entertained and comfortable. Highlights of the CR-V include Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink and Streaming Audio, USB audio interface, a 5-inch color LCD screen, a tire pressure monitoring system, remote engine start, and a Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System.

Safety

2018 Mazda CX-5

Confidence is at the top of mind when creating new Mazda vehicles, and the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is no exception. The Mazda CX-5 include I-ACTIVSENSE® safety innovation that will help drivers recognize hazardous situations. Features include rear cross traffic alerts, smart city brake support, advanced blind spot monitoring, adaptive front-lighting, high beam control, lane departure warnings, and lane-keep assist.

2018 Honda CR-V

The CR-V comes standard with the Honda Sensing® suite of safety features, which includes a collision mitigation braking system™, a lane keeping assist system, and adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow. Other features include a blind spot information system with cross traffic monitoring and Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines.

Pricing

2018 Mazda CX-5

Starting at $24,150 MSRP

2018 Honda CR-V

Starting at $24,250 MSRP

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