2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4

2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4


2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds
Skyactiv®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder with Cylinder Deactivation


2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder engine
SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift and Sport Mode


8-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission
SKYACTIV®-Vehicle Dynamics with G-Vectoring Control Plus

Special Handling

104 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

99 cubic feet

Do you have your eye on the new Mazda CX-5, but you’re wondering how it stacks up against the competition, like the Toyota RAV4? We think the Mazda CX-5 dominates the competition. This automobile would look great in any North Wales driveway. And the Mazda SUV interior is loaded with awesome features. Check out our detailed Mazda CX-5 vs. RAV4 SUV comparison below.

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs Rav4 – Cost

You can’t do a proper SUV comparison without talking about price. The Mazda CX-5 costs less than the RAV4, despite being the better SUV. But you may be able to save even more when you take advantage of our new vehicle specials. Here are the starting prices for each:

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs Rav4 – Starting MSRP

  • 2021 MAZDA CX-5 – $25,370
  • 2021 Toyota RAV4 – $26,150

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs RAV4 – Towing Capacity

We don’t know if you do a lot of towing around the Lansdale area, but you’ll be able to tow more with the Mazda CX-5 than you would with the RAV4. Here are the towing capacities of each SUV:

MAZDA CX-5 vs RAV4 SUV Comparison – Towing Capacities

  • 2021 Mazda CX-5 – 2,000 pounds
  • 2021 Toyota RAV4 – 1,500 pounds

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs RAV4 – SUV Interior Passenger Space

The Mazda CX-5 SUV interior has plenty of room for your passengers, and it provides more space to stretch out than the RAV4. Here are the dimensions:

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs Rav4 SUV – Interior Passenger Volume

  • 2021 MAZDA CX-5 – 104 cubic feet
  • 2021 Toyota RAV4 – 99 cubic feet


Here are some of the incredible facets of the Mazda SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, which you won’t find in the Toyota RAV4:

  • SKYACTIV®-G Engines – designed to get the maximum compression out of every drop of fuel to deliver an impressive amount of power without sacrificing fuel efficiency
  • SKYACTIV®-Drive Transmissions – built to produce the smoothest possible transition from gear-to-gear
  • SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring – engineered to shift weight around the vehicle to achieve incredibly smooth handling of curves

Check Out the MAZDA CX-5 at North Penn Mazda of Colmar

Drop by North Penn Mazda to find out how easy it can be to get your next vehicle. You can get started by applying for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Chalfont. We’re here to help, so contact us today!

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