2015 Mazda CX-5 vs 2015 Toyota Rav4

The competition for the crossover SUV is intense. With so many vehicles available, how can you know which SUV is actually the best to fit your needs and lifestyle? Lets look at two of the leading SUVs in their class, the 2015 Mazda CX-5 and 2015 Toyota Rav4. Both vehicles are incredibly popular due to their performance, versatility, and fuel economy. We will compare the 2015 Mazda CX-5 vs 2015 Toyota Rav4 to help you determine which vehicle will meet your needs and provide the better value 

First of all, the 2015 Mazda CX-5 and 2015 Toyota Rav4 do have quite a bit in common. Both SUVs offer a large amount of space with seating for 5 passengers. The interior of both vehicles has been designed to provide plenty of versatile passenger space and room for cargo, meeting the needs of SUV shoppers. Both the Mazda CX-5 and Toyota Rav4 also offer some excellent standard and available cutting-edge technology features like Bluetooth compatibility and voice command. Clearly these are both great crossover SUVS. When you start to look at how these vehicles differ, however, that is where you can see the Mazda CX-5 is actually the better buy. 

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2015 Mazda CX-5 VS 2015 Toyota Rav4
$21,545 MSRP $23,680
2.0-liter I-4 Engine 2.5-liter I-4
26 city / 35 highway Fuel Economy (MPG) 24 city / 31 highway
5 stars NHTSA Safety Rating - Overall 4 stars

2015 Mazda CX-5 Offers More Value than 2015 Toyota Rav4

The 2015 Mazda CX-5 excels above the 2015 Toyota Rav4 in quite a few areas. The overall NHTSA Crash Test Data rating for the 2015 Mazda CX-5 is 5 stars where the 2015 Toyota Rav4 rating is only 4 stars. Not only is the Mazda CX-5 safer, it also has a higher towing capacity of 2000 lbs. as opposed to the Toyota Rav4 capacity of 1500 lbs. The Mazda CX-5 also has a higher fuel economy rating of 29 combined miles per gallon compared to the Toyota Rav4 fuel economy rating of 26 combined miles per gallon  

The 2015 Mazda CX-5 is even more affordable than the 2015 Toyota Rav4 at a starting price of almost $2,000 less. By offering many of the same features and performance while excelling in fuel economy, towing capacity, and affordability, the 2015 Mazda CX-5 is truly the better value in this comparison. If you would like to find out more and test drive the new Mazda CX-5, stop into Matt Castrucci Mazda in Dayton OH. We cannot wait to show you what makes this crossover SUV a leader in its class.

2015 Mazda CX-5 Exterior Red Side
2015 Toyota Rav4 exterior red rear top
2015 Mazda CX-5 interior seating
2015 Toyota Rav4 interior steering wheel

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