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2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Honda CR-V

Are you searching for a reliable and spacious SUV in the Carlsbad, CA area? If so, there are a few excellent options available for you to explore in the area. Two of the better options available in Carlsbad, CA are the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Honda CR-V. Both of these mid-size SUVs offer spacious interiors and tremendous engine performance that customers are sure to love!

These two SUVs are very similar and offer excellent engine performance and enough space for passengers and their cargo. However, which of these two vehicles is the better option? That’s a great question! Let’s take a closer look at the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Honda CR-V to find out which mid-size SUV will best fit your needs!

Comparison image of a red 2019 Mazda CX-5 and a gray 2019 Honda CR-V

Engine Comparison

2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Honda CR-V

2.5L 4-Cylinder Primary Engine 1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder
187 Horsepower Engine Power 190 Horsepower
186 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 179 Pound-Feet
25 MPG / 31 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 28 MPG / 34 MPG

Get a 2019 Mazda CX-5 in Carlsbad CA

The table above highlights the key specifications of the primary engine options for the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Honda CR-V. As you can see, these engines both offer a very similar performance level. Each of these two SUVs also has secondary engines available as well. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 features a 2.5L turbo engine that generates 250 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Honda CR-V’s secondary engine is a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that generates 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. The table below highlights the interior space for each of these two mid-size SUVs. In this case, the 2019 Honda CR-V has an advantage in cargo capacity, while the 2019 Mazda CX-5 has the advantage in overall interior volume. Ultimately, the best mid-size SUV will offer great engine performance and excellent interior volume, which the 2019 Mazda CX-5 does extremely well!

Interior Comparison

Mazda CX-5


Honda CR-V

5 Passengers Passenger Space 5 Passengers
30.9 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Capacity 39.2 Cubic Feet
59.6 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 75.8 Cubic Feet
134.5 Cubic Feet EPA Interior Volume 105.9 Cubic Feet


If you are interested in exploring the 2019 Mazda CX-5 for yourself, then you should contact the staff at Bob Baker Mazda today! Our team is happy to answer your questions when you contact them. Visit our dealership in Carlsbad, CA today!