2020 Honda CR-V

2019 Mazda CX-5

2019 Mazda CX-5

2020 Honda CR-V


2019 Mazda CX-5

Hands-Free Liftgate


Backup Camera

In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger

Base Engine

CVT with Sport Mode


6-speed automatic transmission
75.8 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

59.6 cubic feet

2020 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Mazda CX-5

If you’re looking for a versatile compact SUV that can handle commuting, weekend trips, and day-to-day errands around Middletown, then both the Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 are likely at the top of your list. Both provide a comfortable ride, generous passenger space, and lots of room for cargo. But should you go with the CX-5 or CR-V? Check out our comparison of the Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5, and take a look at how the CR-V stacks up against competitors like the Subaru Forester. If you think the CR-V may be the right car for you, we have a wide variety of new Honda CR-V models for sale in Middletown right now!

CX-5 or CR-V: Performance 

Both models are capable of light towing, but when you look closer at engine performance the CR-V specs prove to be more impressive than those of the CX-5: 

2020 Honda CR-V

  • In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger
  • Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Sport Mode
  • 190 hp
  • 179 lb-ft of torque

2019 Mazda CX-5

  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 187 hp
  • 186 lb-ft of torque

CX-5 or CR-V: Interior Features

Both models come packed with standard features to make your commute as smooth as possible, as well as convenience features to help load gear and safety features that act like an extra set of eyes on the road:

  • 2020 Honda CR-V LX
    • Active Noise Cancellation™ (ANC)
    • 7-inch Display Audio Touch-Screen 
    • Easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seating
    • Available HomeLink® Remote System
    • Available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ 
    • Available 12-way power driver’s seat including 4-way power lumbar support and memory function 
    • Available heated steering wheel
  • 2019 Mazda CX-5 Sport
    • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System
    • Push-button start
    • 6-way manual adjustable driver’s seat
    • 40/20/40 split one-touch fold-down 
    • Reclining rear seatback 
    • Cloth-trimmed seats

CX-5 or CR-V: Safety Features

If you look at safety features on the CR-V LX and CX-5 Sport, you’ll note similar features including Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Hill Start Assist, and a Blind Spot Information System. However, you’ll get the extra security of Honda Sensing® when you choose the CR-V, which offers offers some additional driver-assist features not found in CX-5:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control

Explore the 2020 Honda CR-V at Middletown Honda

For more technology feature details on the 2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5, don’t hesitate to contact our team at Middletown near Monroe. We offer a variety of Honda CR-V lease specials, and it’s easy to contact us for a test drive if you’d like to try one out for yourself!

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