2020 Honda CR-V LX

2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Mazda CX-5

2020 Mazda CX-5

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

2020 CR-V LX 2WD

2020 CX-5
190 hp


187 hp
179 lb-ft

Brake Assist

186 lb-ft


28 city/34 hwy mpg rating* on base LX 2WD trim with CVT transmission

Fuel Economy

25 city/31 hwy mpg rating
2.4L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

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

Grosse Pointe and St. Clair Shores drivers need a reliable and safe SUV to help take on tough roads near and far. And, if you’re considering contenders like the 2020 Honda CR-V or Mazda CX-5, you’ll have some factors to consider. Both feature strong performance specs and trusted technology and safety features, but only one can end up in your driveway. Find your next SUV with the 2020 CX-5 vs. CR-V comparison from the automotive professionals at Jeffrey Honda. 

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Performance Specs

Performance is key for any SUV and while the Mazda CX-5 features a larger SKYACTIV®-G engine, compared to the standard DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine in the CR-V, the Honda SUV delivers a better horsepower to keep you moving. Take a look at the performance specs and fuel economy for both base models below:  

2020 CR-V 2WD LX

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

2020 CX-5 Sport

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

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Interior Features

Interior features are another factor that can sway you toward the CX-5 or CR-V. As you step inside, you’ll notice both come with USB ports and a rearview camera for improved connectivity, but the CR-V offers more amenities and features as seen below:

2020 CR-V LX:

  • Active Noise Cancellation™ (ANC)
  • 5-inch LCD Touch-Screen 
  • 160-Watt Audio System with 4 Speakers
  • 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

2020 CX-5:

  • 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

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Safety Features

No matter if you’re considering the CX-5 or CR-V, you can find similar safety features to offer peace of mind such as a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Hill Start Assist, and Blind Spot Information System. However, the CR-V does come with the brand-specific Honda Sensing® safety suite which comes with driver-assist technologies not available in the CX-5 which include:

  • 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
  • Brake Assist 
2020 Honda CR-V from the front

Drive the 2020 CR-V at Jeffrey Honda Today

After comparing the 2020 CX-5 vs. CR-V, are you ready to take your Sterling Heights and Warren commute to the next level with either of these models? Make your way over to Jeffrey Honda and where you can browse our inventory of new and pre-owned Honda CR-V models for sale to see what suits you best. Our finance team is here to answer your questions and help get the car buying or leasing process started. Contact us today to schedule a test drive!

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