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2017 Mazda CX-5 vs 2017 Toyota RAV4

The crossover market is populated with some of the most versatile vehicles in the industry, each with their own unique strong points and benefits to you as a driver. Today, we have a classic comparison between one of the road's top vehicles and one that sometimes prefers to head off the pavement. We're of course talking about the 2017 Mazda CX-5 and 2017 Toyota RAV4, two crossovers each with much to offer you, even though they do in separate ways. You might be wondering, then, how well do these two match up with each other?

Our team here at Avondale Mazda wants to help you make your car buying decision just a bit easier, so we did some research on the CX-5 and RAV4. Both crossovers stack up well, so in this comparison it will likely come down to a matter of your preference, so let's jump in and see what these two bring to the table!

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2017 CX-5 vs 2017 RAV4
$24,095 MSRP $24,910
2.5-liter Inline 4 / 187 hp Engine/Horsepower 2.5-liter Inline 4 / 176 hp
24 city / 31 highway Fuel Economy 23 city / 30 highway
59.6 cubic feet Cargo Volume 73.4 cubic feet

2017 Mazda CX-5 Avondale AZ

Both the 2017 Mazda CX-5 in Avondale AZ and 2017 Toyota RAV4 have what it takes to be the crossover you and your family has always needed, drawing just about even in factors such as exterior styling and fuel efficiency for the price point. Though the RAV4 excels in the amount of interior space you're afforded, if you're looking for a crossover that offers you a top-of-the-line driving experience with all the bells and whistles inside to boot, the CX-5 is a more than worthy choice. It not only produces greater horsepower than the RAV4, its available SKYACTIV®-AT 6-speed automatic produces one of the most responsive and reactive driving experiences on the road. Stepping inside, the CX-5 provides one of the most intuitive interfaces on the market in MazdaConnect, and a wealth of safety features help to make your drive more secure than most other crossovers on the road can claim. Some of these available innovations include:

  • Smart Brake Support
  • Distance Recognition Support System
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Many more!

If you're interested in seeing what else the 2017 CX-5 is capable of, feel free to contact us here at Avondale Mazda. We're always willing to help you get behind the wheel and discuss more of its available features, so come on in and see our sales team today!

2017 Mazda CX-5 interior features and technology
2017 Mazda CX-5 exterior styling
2017 Mazda CX-5 performance and efficiency
2017 Mazda CX-5 safety features

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