The 2014 Mazda CX-5 vs. the 2014 Honda CR-V

Matching space and performance with a smooth riding style, the 2014 Mazda CX-5 is an exciting option for families looking for a reliable vehicle. It’s long list of standard options, including On top of that, last year, J.D. Power named the CX-5 the “Top Rated Vehicle among Compact CUV’s.”

In the past, the Honda CR-V had been one of the most popular vehicles on the market. Here are just a few of the reasons that the CX-5 is set to overtake the 2014 Honda CR-V as the go-to small crossover SUV.

Fuel Economy and Performance

Powered by its standard, 155 hp four-cylinder engine, the 2014 CX-5 gets an estimated 26 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. It’s also rated for 2000 pounds of towing. The Honda also has a four-cylinder engine, but its fuel economy is lower with a rating of 23mpg/31mpg. Towing is also less than the Mazda at 1500 pounds.

Vehicle Features

As for features, the base CX-5 has several options that are either standard or available that are not available options on the similarly priced CR-V LX. This includes things like:

  • Fog Lights
  • Signaling exterior mirrors
  • A load bearing exterior rack
  • An auto day/night interior mirror
  • Remote ignition
  • Navigation aid
  • An onboard telematics system
  • A universal garage door opener

Get inside the 2014 Mazda CX-5 at Cox Mazda

We encourage you and your family to stop by Cox Mazda in Bradenton for a test drive of the 2014 Mazda CX-5! Cox is located at 3101 Cortez Road W., in Bradenton, a short drive from many different communities around the Suncoast like Tampa and Sarasota.

The Cox Family has been serving the Bradenton area for over 80 years with great sales and service. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our family.