With the arrival of 2021 models across the board, many of those looking for effective crossovers have plenty of fresh options. One such choice is the 2021 Mazda CX-5 – a vehicle known for its strong performance and comfortable design.
Seating up to five passengers inside its small crossover frame, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 has improved from the previous model year. With a starting MSRP of $25,270, it remains an affordable option for those in the Carlsbad, CA area. Compared to other models – such as the intuitive 2021 Hyundai Tucson – how does it compare? We at Bob Baker Mazda compare the two models below:
2021 Mazda CX-5
2021 Hyundai Tucson
|320||Top Torque (in ft-lbs)||175|
|25 City / 31 Highway MPG||Estimated Fuel Economy||23 City / 28 Highway MPG|
|Standard||Adaptive Cruise Control||Available|
Looking at the top potential of each crossover model, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 boasts better performance across the board. While the 2021 Hyundai Tucson provides ample power across its available 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, the Skyactiv®-G 2.5-liter Dynamic Pressure Turbocharged engine easily outperforms it. With up to 250 horsepower and 320 ft-lbs of torque, the model provides strong responsiveness and power behind the wheel. Plus, its fuel economy remains similar to the Hyundai Tucson models. meanwhile a Combined estimated MPG rating of 28 MPG can be found right away in the standard Mazda CX-5 engine.
Inside, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 also provides more features for a comfortable, modern interior. This includes the brand-new 10.25-inch full-color touchscreen infotainment screen. Powered with the Mazda Connect™ Infotainment System, each vehicle is equipped with standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility. As a whole, the screen is over 2 inches larger than the largest 2021 Hyundai Tucson option. Other features that can be utilized by the infotainment screen include:
Armed with its strong core of engines and upgrade of its infotainment system, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 offers one of the most well-rounded experiences in a small crossover. Even when compared to its competition, it stands our or its power and affordability. To find select models near Carlsbad, Encinitas, and Oceanside, CA, stop into Bob Baker Mazda.