Finding a proper competitor for the Toyota RAV4 is both simple and difficult. On one hand, there are plenty of other vehicles with a similar build, which rests around that of a compact to midsize SUV. On the other hand, most of these vehicles hardly present a challenge to the Toyota RAV4, having notable disadvantages regarding certain features or specifications so that it becomes an easy win for Toyota. We wanted to present a challenge to the Toyota RAV4. That’s why we’ve selected the Mazda CX-5.
Like the 2019 Toyota RAV4, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 not only comes from a fellow Japanese car company but is also one of its particular brand’s most popular models. While not always the case, this often speaks highly of a model’s quality, and at the very least professes to a great deal in terms of customer satisfaction. So, let’s begin the following challenge to Toyota. It’s the 2019 Toyota RAV4 vs the 2019 Mazda CX-5!
2019 Toyota RAV4
2019 Mazda CX-5
|2.5L Inline 4||Baseline Engine||2.5L Inline 4|
|203 hp / 184 lb-ft||Horsepower / Torque||187 hp / 186 lb-ft|
|26 City MPG / 35 Highway MPG||Fuel Economy||25 City MPG / 31 Highway MPG|
|69.8 ft3||Maximum Cargo Capacity||59.6 ft3|
The 2019 Mazda CX-5 is a well-designed vehicle that provides an exemplary driving experience. However, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 simply provides a better experience by comparison. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 has a small advantage in that it has a slightly cheaper MSRP, but that isn't enough to circumvent the cargo space and engine power output advantages of the 2019 Toyota RAV4. Elsewhere, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 matches up to the technology and additional features of some of the 2019 Mazda CX-5's highest trim levels, offering the following:
While we definitely think the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is worth your consideration, we would still recommend a more in-depth look before making a final decision. Therefore, please contact us here at McGee Toyota of Claremont and we can schedule you for a test drive with the 2019 Toyota RAV4 or any other Toyota model we have in stock. Reach out to our staff online, by phone, or in person at our dealership for additional assistance. McGee Toyota of Claremont is located in Claremont, New Hampshire within Sullivan County.