When looking for the right small crossover SUV, there can be several important factors you may be looking for: cargo space, safety, fuel economy – the list goes on. But if you’re looking for that ideal vehicle on the market that can help check all these boxes, look no further than the 2020 Mazda CX-5, sold here at Bob Baker Mazda.
Few names can match the value of the 2020 model. To exemplify this, we looked at the well-advertised 2020 Subaru Forester and compared it to the 2020 Mazda CX-5. Check it out, here:
2020 Mazda CX-5
2020 Subaru Forester
|2.5 L 4-cylinder 6A||Engine||2.5 L 4 Cylinder CVT|
|187 horsepower @ 6000 rpm||Engine Power||182 horsepower @ 5800 rpm|
|186 ft-lbs.||Torque||176 ft-lbs.|
|25 City / 31 Highway MPG||Fuel Economy||26 City / 33 Highway MPG|
While looking under the hood, the engines of 2020 Mazda CX-5 and the Subaru Forester are similar. Although the CX-5’s base trim is a standard two-wheel drive, it offers more torque and horsepower than the Forester. This leads to better acceleration while on the road combined with its smaller size make for a phenomenal driving experience. Plus, all-wheel drive and both diesel and turbocharged engine options are available if you’re wanting even more out of your CX-5 model.
In terms of interior and safety features, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 is worth the price in comparison to the 2020 Subaru Forester. The differences include a larger touchscreen display and optional cooled seating and ventilation. But where the CX-5 really stands out is in the safety package, as Mazda decided to standardize its innovative i-ACTIVSENSE® Suite, which includes:
While Subaru SUVs are known for their safety, the Mazda CX-5 was one of only two small SUVs named as a 2019 Top Safety Pick+ model. All things considered, the safety and technology features are really what makes the 2020 CX-5 shine.