2016 Honda CR-V vs. 2016 Mazda CX-5
The 2016 Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 are crossovers abundant with family-friendly features. Combining efficiency, power, and plenty of cargo space, the CR-V and CX-5 make great additions to any growing family.
If you’re in the market for a crossover in Aurora, Centennial, or Denver, strap on your seat belts and find out what the Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 have to offer. Mile High Honda has broken down their features in our side-by-side Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 comparison so you can choose the right one for your family.
Crossovers at a Glance
The Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 are similar in terms of design and performance. Each seats five passengers, offers front- or all-wheel drive, and rides neck and neck when it comes to fuel economy.
However, when talking about power, the 2016 Honda CR-V comes out on top. The 2016 Mazda CX-5’s base engine only gets up to 155 horsepower, while the Honda CR-V gets 185. As a result, the CR-V delivers sharper, more potent acceleration.
Interior and Cargo Space
The Mazda CX-5 is available in Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trims. The Honda CR-V offers LX, SE, EX, EX-L, and Touring Trims. Each crossover is built with quality, durable materials, but you’ll get more cargo space with the 2016 Honda CR-V.
When each of its rear seats is folded down, the 2016 Honda CR-V gets 70.9 cubic feet of cargo space. Comparatively, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 gets 65.4 cubic feet. Drivers will get more space to organize cargo, backpacks, and everything in between with the CR-V, especially with its convenient storage compartments.
Read more about the Honda CR-V’s interior in our vehicle review.
To complement their convenient interiors, the 2016 Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 are available with technology that puts the world at the tips of your fingers, including standard Bluetooth®. Each is also available with a 7-inch touchscreen, which lets you access music, podcasts, and more.
Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 Safety
The Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 are both strong choices when it comes to safety. Each car is also available with advanced safety features and road monitoring technologies, which means you can have peace of mind no matter where your journey takes you.
Make 2016 Honda CR-V Part of Your Family
Between its spacious interior, powerful engine, and incredible technology features, the 2016 Honda CR-V is a standout in the crossover segment. The Mazda CX-5 is a respectable option, but the Honda CR-V eclipses its design and performance.
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Mile High Honda has a full inventory of 2016 CR-Vs for drivers in Aurora, Centennial, and Denver to consider. If you’re ready to get behind the wheel, test drive a Honda CR-V at our showroom, conveniently located at 2777 South Havana Street in Denver, CO.