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2020 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2020 Hyundai Tucson

Looking for the right SUV that fits your style? Want a technologically savvy vehicle with versatility but hoping for some punch in an impressive drive? Well, look no further than the 2020 Mazda CX-5.

As a major player on the midsize crossover market, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 offers the right perks for drivers to make for a quality ride. Found inside a sleek exterior package, Mazda’s 2020 model provides drivers with power and functionality while on the road. But when stacked up to a strong model, such as the 2020 Hyundai Tucson – how does it fare? We at Bob Baker Mazda looked further to see how the 2020 Mazda CX-5 stands out.

2020 Mazda CX-5


2020 Hyundai Tucson

2.5L 4-Cylinder Standard Engine Option 2.0L 4-Cylinder
187 Horsepower 164
186 Torque (in ft-lbs) 151
25 City / 31 Highway MPG Fuel Economy 23 City / 28 Highway MPG
Standard Adaptive Cruise Control Available


When looking at the base engines above, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 offers stronger numbers across the board. Also, while both options offer a second engine choice, the CX-5 model’s base engine even outperforms the Hyundai Tucson’s 2.4L engine, which puts out just 181 horsepower and 175 ft-lbs. of torque. For maximum performance, the CX-5 offers a 2.5L turbocharged engine that receives up to 250 horsepower and 320 ft-lbs. of torque when using premium unleaded fuel.

Technology Features In a 2020 Mazda CX-5

Beyond the strong engine options, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 offers technological capabilities that set it apart from other brands. The available Bose® 10-Speaker Premium Audio Sound System is rated as one of the stronger stereo systems on the market. Paired with Centerpoint® 2 and AudioPilot® 2, the system received enhanced sound quality at both ends of the sound spectrum. Other technologies included in the CX-5 are as follows:

  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ capabilities
  • Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone and Audio Capability
  • Mazda Navigation System
  • Active Driving Display
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System

While the 2020 Hyundai Tucson is a strong model in the small SUV class, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 impresses with its strong engine options and modern technology. You can find one here in our inventory at Bob Baker Mazda in the Carlsbad and San Diego area. Find the right one for you and schedule an online test drive today!

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