Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5
If you’re looking for automotive utility, capabilities, and innovation, look no further than the 2015 Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5. These two SUVs deliver an impressive performance and highly entertaining and useful features. However, with so many benefits to both models, you can land in the difficult situation of trying to choose the model you want to drive home.
Fortunately, these are ways to determine the best vehicle for your lifestyle. You have to take a closer look inside to see the individual features and performance that the 2015 Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 offer. And to help you do that, Braman Honda of Palm Beach is providing you with all of the details you need to know about the 2015 Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5.
Performance and Handling
Powertrain performance in the Mazda CX-5 and Honda CR-V are commanding and efficient. In the CR-V, the 2.4-liter Earth Dreams Technology four-cylinder engine generates up to 185 horsepower and notable efficiency.
With the Mazda CX-5, you have two options: the 155-horsepower 2.0-liter and 184-horsepower 2.5-liter SKYACTIV-G engine. Unfortunately, unlike the balanced performance in the Honda CR-V, both of the Mazda engines will make you choose between power and efficiency.
Though these two SUVs differ in performance, they both provide driving confidence with their all-wheel drive systems. When traveling on slippery roads, the systems will provide increased traction and stability.
The 2015 Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 have been designed to provide more space both in the passenger area and the trunk. In the cabin, the Honda CR-V features an impressive 41.3 inches of legroom in the front and 38.3 inches in the back.
The Mazda CX-5 includes slightly less space in the front with 41 inches and adds a little in the back with 39.3 inches.
The cargo area for these two SUVs is similar as well, with the Mazda CX-5 having 103.8 cubic feet of room and the Honda CR-V offering 104.1 cubic feet.
Interior and Safety Features
The interior and safety features in the Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 are impressively advanced. They both offer infotainment systems that entertain to help you enjoy each ride. In terms of safety features, the Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 share the following.
- Collision Mitigation System
- Blind Spot Monitoring
- Anti-lock brakes
While that’s the majority of safety features offered in the Mazda CX-5, the Honda CR-V also comes equipped with a Lane Departure Warning system.
In the automotive world, the 2015 Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 embody everything everyone wants in an SUV, from utility to capabilities. To determine the model that’s best for you, it’s best to consider all of the individual features both models have to offer.
Those who want to experience how it feels to drive the 2015 Honda CR-V can stop by Braman Honda of Palm Beach today. To schedule your test drive and get a closer look at everything this vehicle has to offer, stop in to our showroom at 5200 Lake Worth Road in Greenacres, FL, or give us a call!