2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Honda CR-V

At Mazda of Palm Beach, we know that it’s important to find the right SUV to handle the roads in South Florida. There are so many SUVs to choose from, and it can be difficult to determine which option is best for you. That’s why we are providing a comparison of two of the leading competitors in the marketing today: The 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Honda CR-V.

Stop by your local South Florida Mazda Dealership to get the facts about how the 2019 Mazda CX-5 measures up, and why it is the better option if you’re looking for a powerful and reliable SUV in the South Florida. Check out the information below to help you make an informed decision about your next vehicle.


In the chart below, we compare the basic specs for the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Honda CR-V:

Fuel Range and Capacity

As you can see in the table above, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 gets greater fuel range than the 2019 Honda CR-V. This is an important feature to consider when you’re driving in South Florida and you’re searching for the SUV that offers optimal city and highway driving capabilities. In addition, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 has a 14.8-gallon fuel capacity, while the 2019 Honda CR-V comes up short with 14.0 gallons.


Both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Honda CR-V have multiple engine options. For the Mazda CX-5, the base engine is the 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder. This provides 187 HP, which is higher than the 184 HP that the Honda CR-V offers. In addition, when you choose to upgrade your engine on the 2019 Mazda CX-5, the turbocharged 2.5-liter I4 can get 227 HP and 250 lb-ft. of torque. This is an improvement over the small 1.5-liter turbocharged I4 engine that comes on the Honda CR-V’s upper trim levels.


We all want an SUV that is safe. That’s especially important when you’re shopping for a new vehicle at your local South Florida dealership. Both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Honda CR-V come with the typical safety features that you would expect for other vehicles in its class, such as rearview camera, traction control, and a four-wheel anti-lock braking system with brake assist. In addition, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 has blind spot monitoring, smart city brake support, and rear cross-traffic alerts.

The Winner: The 2019 Mazda CX-5

Based on the overall evaluation of the two competing SUVs, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 comes out above the 2019 Honda CR-V on the factors considered above, including fuel range and capacity, horsepower, torque, and safety. After you consider all your options, we feel confident that you will choose the 2019 Mazda CX-5 over the 2019 Honda CR-V. Stop by your local South Florida Mazda dealership, Mazda of Palm Beach, to get into the right car for you.