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2016 Mazda CX-5 v. 2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Mazda CX-5 v. 2016 Honda CR-V

If you’re looking for a compact crossover, then you know how competitive the market is for this type of vehicle. Two of the leaders of this class are the 2016 Mazda CX-5 and the 2016 Honda CR-V. Every family could use an efficient compact crossover with room for the entire family, but it is a tough decision deciding which to roll off the lot with. There are a ton of similarities between the Mazda CX-5 and the Honda CR-V, but it is the small differences that set the competition apart. Your friends at Preston Mazda are here to help you through the process of finding the compact crossover for you.

One of the most important issues when shopping for your new compact crossover is fuel economy. In that category, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 has a slight advantage, granting the driver 35 MPG on the highway, while the CR-V gets you 33 MPG on the highway. If you’re concerned with how far you can travel on a single tank of gas, then the CX-5 is the option for you. When it comes to power, Mazda CX-5 boasts a 2,000 tow rating while the Honda tops out at a tow rating of 1,500.

The Honda is also slightly smaller than the Mazda, as it stands at 64.7” with a width of 71.6”. The Mazda has a height of 67.3” and is 72.4” wide. The larger wheelbase of the 2016 Mazda CX-5 allows you a higher level of handling and driveability. The 2016 Honda CR-V has a wheelbase of 103.1” while the 2016 Mazda CX-5 is 106.3” wide when it comes to the wheelbase. So if you’re looking for a compact crossover that meets the needs of you and your family, Preston Mazda has you covered.


2016 Mazda CX-5 v. 2016 Honda CR-V

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2016 Mazda CX-5 v. 2016 Honda CR-V