Mazda CX-5 vs. Toyota RAV4

If you're looking to compare the new Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV4, listen up. Basney Mazda has composed a detailed comparison of these crossovers for our South Bend, Indiana customers. We want to make sure you have all the information you need before you buy. Our goal is to get you informed and behind the wheel of your new Mazda CX-5 in no time. If you're looking for affordability, innovation, or stylish, agility, continue reading to see whether the Mazda CX-5 or Toyota RAV4 is your best option.


  • The CX-5 and RAV4 both come standard with 2.5-liter inline-four-cylinder engines paired with automatic transmissions balancing performance and efficiency. The CX-5 also produces more torque than the RAV4.
  • These are two of the more efficient crossovers in their class with impressive fuel economies to take you further without constantly refilling the tank.
  • Both models come with available all-wheel drive for added control and traction when you need it.
  • The CX-5 has a 15.3-gallon fuel tank and the RAV4 has a 14.5-gallon fuel tank.
  • The CX-5 has a tighter turning radius than the RAV4 for agiler performance.


  • The CX-5 has 103.6 cubic-feet of passenger volume, while the RAV4 only has 98.9 cubic-feet of passenger volume.
  • Both crossovers hold up to five passengers, but the CX-5 also has more legroom for rear passengers.
  • The CX-5 has a longer wheelbase than the RAV4 for the added stability you need on the road.
  • The Mazda CX-5 costs less than the Toyota RAV4, making the CX-5 the more practical option while offering space and features for your family and friends.


  • Unlike the RAV4, the CX-5 comes with standard features such as an infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, keyless entry, a four-speaker audio system, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth, and USB ports.
  • The CX-5 also comes with more options than the RAV4. Available options in the CX-5 include dual-zone climate control, a heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats, faux leather seats, a ten-speaker Bose speaker audio system, navigation, and a rear privacy glass.

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CX-5 Engine Options

  • 187-horsepower 2.5-liter inline-four-cylinder engine paired with an automatic transmission producing 186 pound-feet of torque.
  • 250-horsepower 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder engine paired with an automatic transmission producing 310 pound-feet of torque.
  • 168-horsepower 2.2-liter turbocharged diesel inline-four-cylinder engine paired with an automatic transmission producing 290 pound-feet of torque.

Check out the new Mazda CX-5 for yourself right here at Basney Mazda. We take pride in being your trusted new Mazda dealer with a team of professionals ready to assist you today. Our dealership features a selection of new CX-5 models and amazing incentives to get you behind the wheel for less. While you're here, be sure to stop by our finance center to learn more about car loans and Mazda lease offers as well. Buying a new Mazda CX-5 SUV has never been easier for Mishawaka, Granger, Elkhart, St. Joseph MI and Niles MI drivers!


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