2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5

2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5

190 hp

Horsepower

187 hp
179 lb-ft

Torque

186 lb-ft
75.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space

59.6 cubic feet
$25,350 MSRP*

Starting Price

$25,370 MSRP
2.4L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Cylinder Deactivation

Choosing an accessible and efficient SUV for your family is easy when you compare top models. At Penske Honda we can help you compare the 2021 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 to see which can offer you the power, entertainment, and safety you need on Zionsville roads. Learn more about these models today, then schedule a test drive in the new Honda CR-V.

 

 

CX-5 or CR-V: Starting Price

Looking for a more affordable SUV? The Honda CR-V LX 2WD with CVT has a starting price of $25,350 MSRP* which is slightly lower than the $25,370MSRPof the Mazda CX-5. With this extra savings, you can explore additional features and accessories to build up your model in addition to the plethora of standard features this model already provides!

CX-5 or CR-V: Performance Specs

When it comes to performance, you want a model that can give you the power you need on Zionsville trips. The CX-5 may offer a slightly larger engine, but the CR-V pairs its engine with a more seamless transmission for a stronger performance overall. You’ll also benefit from fewer stops to refuel during your commute with the CR-V thanks to its higher fuel economy rating. Compare the base specs of both SUVs here:

2021 Honda CR-V LX 2WD:

  • 2.4L 4-cylinder engine
  • 190 horsepower
  • 179 lb-ft of torque
  • Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
  • 28 mpg city/34mpg highway**

2021 Mazda CX-5 Sport FWD: 

  • 2.5L DOHC engine
  • 187 horsepower
  • 187 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 25 mpg city/31mpg highway

CX-5 or CR-V: Interior Space

In addition to being the more powerful option, the CR-V offers more interior space to accommodate for extra luggage and passengers. Both the Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 come with an easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seatback that expands your storage room, however, the CR-V provides the perfect combination of seating and cargo space. Take a look at the Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 dimensions below:

2021 Honda CR-V LX: 

  • Headroom (front/rear): 40.1 inches / 39.2 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 41.3 inches / 40.4 inches
  • Shoulder Room (front/rear): 57.9 inches / 55.6 inches
  • Hiproom (front/rear): 55.1 inches / 49.5 inches
  • Cargo Volume (behind 1st row): 75.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row): 39.2 cubic feet

2021 Mazda CX-5 Sport: 

  • Headroom (front/rear): 39.7 inches / 39.0 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 41.0 inches / 39.6 inches
  • Shoulder Room (front/rear): 57.1 inches / 54.8 inches
  • Hiproom (front/rear): 55.2 inches / 55.3 inches
  • Cargo Volume (behind 1st row): 59.6 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row): 30.9 cubic feet

Find a New Honda CR-V for Sale at Penske Honda Today

Apply for financing today to get pre-approved for your favorite Honda CR-V from Penske Honda. Our finance team is here to help you get the right model at the right price. Contact our team or give us a call at Call sales Phone Number(888) 604-5285 in the meantime with any questions, or even to compare the Honda CR-V LX vs. EX, and we can get you back on Indianapolis roads in no time.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,175 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for select premium colors. $395 charge applies to 2021 and newer models.

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 highway/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.

 

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