If you’re looking for a vehicle that is stable, easier to drive, and maneuverable into smaller spaces, you should buy a crossover! Crossovers are highly fuel efficient and have reasonable pricing. The 2023 Mazda CX-5 and the 2023 Honda CR-V are two of the biggest competitors in this segment. How do the two compare, though? At Bob Baker Mazda in Carlsbad, CA, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2023 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2023 Honda CR-V to give you a better understanding.
2023 Mazda CX-5
2023 Honda CR-V
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter 4-cylinder or SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Turbo
||1.5-liter inline 4-cylinder with Turbocharger
||Maximum Horsepower (hp)
||Maximum Torque (lb.-ft.)
As seen in the table above, the 2023 Mazda CX-5 has better performance specs compared to the 2023 Honda CR-V. This crossover amalgamates responsive handling and effortless acceleration. The standard i-Activ AWD®, along with an available turbo engine in the 2023 CR-V, invigorates every drive. The available Mazda Intelligent Drive Select technology (Mi-Drive) allows you to customize your drive modes depending on the terrain.
Protecting you and your passengers is the i-Activsense® safety technology. It includes systems such as Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Day and Night-time Pedestrian Detection and Traffic Jam Assist that help to make the drive seamless and avoid crashes. Meanwhile, keeping a tab on your blind spot is the Blind Spot Monitoring system. Navigating stop-and-go traffic is now a cinch with the Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go. This system maintains a predetermined distance from the vehicle ahead of you.
We believe the 2023 CX-5 is a better bet in the above comparison. Schedule a test drive at Bob Baker Mazda in Carlsbad, CA, to take it for a spin.