2019 Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Crosstrek
Both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek are capable SUVs that can transport your family from Plainfield to Joliet or whenever you need to go. While they may share some similarities, there are many differences between these two vehicles that are worth considering. We’re comparing the Subaru Crosstrek vs Mazda CX-5 to make it easier to choose your next SUV purchase.
2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. Crosstrek: Performance
- 2019 Mazda CX-5: The CX-5 runs on a standard SKYACTIV®-G1 2.5L DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder engine with cylinder deactivation that delivers 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with the SKYACTIV®-Drive six-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and sport mode, and this SUV can tow up to 2,000 pounds.
- 2019 Subaru Crosstrek: The Crosstrek starts with a standard 2.0L DOHC engine that delivers 152 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque. It’s paired with a 6-speed manual transmission, and this SUV can tow up to 1,500 pounds.
2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. Crosstrek: Interior
- 2019 Mazda CX-5: There’s seating for five in this SUV. Front passengers gets 39.7 inches of headroom and 57.1 inches of shoulder room, and rear passengers get 39 inches of headroom and 54.8 inches of shoulder room. The Mazda CX-5 has a max cargo capacity of 59.6 cubic feet, well as as a standard leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather-wrapped gear selector.
- 2019 Subaru Crosstrek: There’s also seating for five in this SUV. Front passengers gets 39.8 inches of headroom and 56.7 inches of shoulder room, and rear passengers get 38 inches of headroom and 55.6 inches of shoulder room. The CX-5 has a max cargo capacity of 55.3 cubic feet.
Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Crosstrek: Which is the Right SUV for You?
The 2019 Mazda CX-5 has shown that it outdoes the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek where it counts: the Mazda SUV provides you with a stronger engine, a higher towing capacity, and better interior space. It similarly outdoes the Subaru Outback. To learn more about the 2019 Mazda CX-5 or explore our inventory, contact us with questions or visit us in Naperville to take a test drive.
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