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2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5

2020 Honda CR-V LX 2WD with CVT


2020 Mazda CX-5
2.4L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Cylinder Deactivation
190 hp


187 hp
179 lb-ft of torque


186 lb-ft of torque
28 city mpg/ 34 hwy mpg*


25 city mpg/31 hwy mpg

If you’re searching Tipp City for a dependable and safe new SUV around, you’re probably thinking about the Honda CR-V or Mazda CX-5, but do you know how they compare? Both SUVs provide strong performance and a host of interior features, but the 2020 Honda CR-V has the edge. Compare the 2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 and you’ll see why the CR-V comes out with the help of the auto experts at %%di_ name%%.

Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Engine and Performance

Troy drivers demand a strong performance from their SUVs and even though the Mazda CX-5 has a larger SKYACTIV®-G engine, compared to the standard DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine of the CR-V, the CR-V delivers more horsepower. Check out the performance specs and fuel economy of the CR-V vs. CX-5.

2020 Honda CR-V 2WD LX: 

  • 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Cylinder Deactivation
  • 28 city mpg/ 34 hwy mpg* rating on base LX 2WD with CVT transmission
  • 190 horsepower with 179 lb-ft of torque

2020 Mazda CX-5 Sport

  • 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 25 city mpg/31 hwy mpg rating 
  • 187 horsepower with 186 lb-ft of torque

CR-V vs. CX-5: Interior Features

Dayton drivers looking for a host of comfort and convenience interior features will find the Honda CR-V to be better equipped than the CX-5. Both SUVs come standard with USB ports and a rearview camera, but when comparing the CR-V vas CX-5, you’ll see the CR-V provides even more available amenities, such as:

2020 Honda CR-V LX:

  • 5-inch LCD Touch-Screen 
  • 160-Watt Audio System with 4 Speakers
  • Active Noise Cancellation™ (ANC)
  • Easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seating
  • HomeLink® Remote System
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ 
  • 12-way power driver’s seat including 4-way power lumbar support and memory function 
  • Heated steering wheel

2020 Mazda CX-5:

  • Push-button start
  • 6-way manual adjustable driver’s seat
  • 40/20/40 split one-touch fold-down 
  • Reclining rear seatback 
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System
  • Cloth-trimmed seats

Experience the Honda CR-V in Person at Voss Honda

Now that you’ve compared the Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V, you probably realize that the 2020 Honda CR-V is a better overall value. It’s clear that when it comes to CX-5 vs CR-V, the CR-V has more features and better horsepower and MPG. If you live near Beavercreek and would like to explore the available CR-V configurations and pricing, you can browse our extensive inventory online or at the dealership. You can even apply for financing online. Contact us today!

*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on

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