Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX 5
Compact SUVs are some of the most popular vehicles in the area. But with so many models available, it can be difficult to select the right SUV for your life in Hialeah, Doral, and Miami. So to make your car buying decision a bit easier, Braman Honda in Miami has compared the 2016 Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5, two top SUVs, so you can see which is best for you.
The 2016 Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 can produce a capable performance fit for a variety of terrain. The Honda CR-V features a 2.4-liter engine with direct injection technology that helps it achieve 185 horsepower and a fuel-efficient performance.
This SUV offers available Real-Time All-Wheel Drive™ as well. It senses traction loss and automatically transfers power to the rear wheels to ensure stability and control.
Like the Honda CR-V, the Mazda CX-5 offers an available all-wheel drive system. In terms of its engine, the CX-5 has more options. However, none of them can produce the same high levels of power and performance. Its standard 2.0-liter I-4 engine only generates 155 horsepower, and its available 2.5-liter I-4 engine only gets 184 horsepower.
Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 Passenger and Cargo Space
Both SUVs are known for their spacious interiors specifically designed to carry passengers and cargo comfortably. The Honda CR-V has 104.1 cubic feet of passenger volume. In the cargo area, this SUV has 37.2 cubic feet of space with the rear seats up and a maximum of 70.9 cubic feet with the rear seats down. For added convenience, the CR-V also features an available power tailgate.
In the Mazda CX-5, you may find things to be just a little cramped. Compared to the Honda CR-V, the CX-5 offers less space. The passenger area only has 10.3.8 cubic feet of room. The cargo area is also smaller. With the seats up, there’s only 34.1 cubic feet of space, and when they’re folded down, this SUV only has 64.8 cubic feet of maximum cargo space.
Infotainment and Safety Options
The Honda CR-V and the Mazda CX-5 are equipped with a number of features and technologies to help you better enjoy the road ahead. For example, both SUVs have an available suite of driver assist technologies to ensure safety for everyone on board.
On top of that, these vehicles come with advanced infotainment systems. The system in the Mazda CX-5 allows you to make hands-free calls, play music, and use built-in apps for entertainment and convenience. It also includes a navigation system to help you get to where you need to go.
The HondaLink Next Generation® infotainment system in the CR-V also features hands-free calling, a navigation system, music playback, and built-in apps. Best of all, it can send alerts from Honda and help you connect with a local dealership like Braman Honda in Miami when the system is linked to a compatible smartphone. So you’ll have all of the resources and information you need to care for your car.
Which SUV Is Best for You?
The Mazda CX-5 has a lot to offer, especially in terms of features and technologies. However, the new Honda CR-V includes more for you to enjoy. With great amenities as well as advanced technologies and a capable performance, the CR-V is an ideal choice for drivers in Hialeah, Miami, and Doral.
Braman Honda in Miami is now home to the 2016 Honda CR-V, and we’re ready to provide you with the information you need to make your car buying decision. So if you’re interested in learning more, schedule a test drive at Braman Honda in Miami today!