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2017 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2017 Ford Escape

For many drivers across America, there’s nothing better than a well-built crossover, one that’s able to turn heads around every corner while also delivering the finest in automotive technology and innovation. Today, we have two of the top performers on the market on display; the 2017 Mazda CX-5 and 2017 Ford Escape are regarded in the industry for their continuous commitment to improvement and ingenuity, but how well do they match up with each other?

To help you make an informed decision about which crossover is best for you, our team at Avondale Mazda put together some research on both the CX-5 and Escape. Since they are so similar, a comparison won’t be easy, but we want to put as much information on the table as possible. So, let’s jump right in and see what these two heavyweights are capable of!

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2017 CX-5 vs 2017 Escape
2.0-liter Inline 4/155 horsepower Engine/Horsepower 2.5-liter Inline 4/168 horsepower
30 Combined MPG 25
Up to 65.4 cubic feet Cargo Volume 67.8 cubic feet
2,000 pounds Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 pounds

2017 Mazda CX-5 in Avondale AZ

Both the 2017 Mazda CX-5 in Avondale AZ and 2017 Ford Escape have solidified themselves as titans in the crossover market because of their attention to efficiency, practicality and versatility. Both vehicles offer lots of room to haul your valuables and loved ones, and towing smaller objects is no problem with available trailer options. Both have also been awarded NHTSA 5-star safety ratings, meaning that no matter where you go, you’ll be kept safe and secure inside. However, for drivers who desire a bit more technological innovation and ease-of-use in their crossovers, the 2017 CX-5 is a clear favorite. Featuring connection to the MazdaConnect™ infotainment system, which includes streaming and navigation on a 7-inch touchscreen, the CX-9 keeps you connected in a more accessible manner than ever before.

If you are interested in seeing what else the 2017 Mazda CX-5 has in store, feel free to contact our sales team here at Avondale Mazda. We’ll get you behind the wheel for a test drive, discuss further features, and help you work out a financing deal if you’re convinced that the 2017 CX-5 is the right crossover for you. Stop in and see us today for your chance to roll off the lot in one of the most celebrated SUVs on the market!

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