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2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Mazda CX-5 Exterior front fascia and drivers side vs 2018 Honda CR-V Exterior front fascia and drivers side

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 has found a competitor out of the 2018 Honda CR-V. Now, we pit them against each other in a side by side comparison to see which one comes out on top. We will take into consideration many of the features and specifications shoppers normally look for in an SUV, including horsepower, fuel efficiency, fuel capacity, and cargo space.

In the table below, you’ll notice the attributes of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 laid out next to those of the 2018 Honda CR-V. After the table, we’ve compiled explanations as to what the specs and features in the table might mean for any prospective drivers. Hopefully by the end, this will help you determine what vehicle is the best fit for you. For this comparison, we will take the specs and features of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 Sport 4dr against the 2018 Honda HR-V LX 4dr.

2018 Mazda CX-5


2018 Honda CR-V

187 hp Horsepower 141 hp
28 mpg Combined Fuel Efficiency 28 mpg
14.8 gal Fuel Capacity 13.2 gal
30.9 cu. ft. Cargo Space. 24.3 cu. ft.

Advantages of the 2018 Mazda CX-5

As you can see, the Mazda CX-5 generates a fair amount more horsepower than the 2018 Honda CX-V—46 hp to be exact. This means that the Mazda CX-5 is more powerful than the Honda CR-V.

Both the Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 have the same amount of combined fuel efficiency, however the Mazda CX-5 has a larger fuel tank, which means that you will potentially be stopping at gas stations less in the 2018 Mazda CX-5 than you will with the 2018 Honda CR-V.

The Mazda CX-5 has more cargo space available than the Honda CR-V—enough space that you can notice the difference when packing the Mazda CX-5 vs the Honda CR-V.

We hope this comparison has been helpful in searching for your next vehicle, and we welcome you to give our team a call with any questions you may have about the 2018 Mazda CX-5.