If you’re looking for a go-to family vehicle that is comfortable and capable of taking on rugged terrain on adventures, you can opt for a crossover SUV. The 2022 Mazda CX-5 and the 2022 Toyota RAV4 are two of the biggest competitors in this category. Which is better value for money? At Bill Alexander's Flightline Mazda in Yuma, AZ, we answer your question by putting together a comparison guide of the 2022 Mazda CX-5 vs 2022 Toyota RAV4.
2022 Mazda CX-5
2022 Toyota RAV4
||9-inch multimedia touchscreen||3.5 L V6 engine|
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine or SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter Dynamic Pressure Turbo 4-cylinder engine
||2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine
|187/186 (2.5-liter engine) or 227/310 (2.5-liter Turbocharged engine)
||Engine Horsepower (hp)/Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
||Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
As seen in the table above, apart from being more reasonably priced, the 2022 Mazda CX-5 offers more choices in its engine. It also has a better fuel tank capacity compared to the 2022 Toyota RAV4. There are other parameters where the 2022 Mazda CX-5 shines.
Equipped with the i-Activsense® safety technology, the 2022 Mazda CX-5 helps protect you, your passengers, and pedestrians from an accident. It comes with Blind Spot Monitoring to keep a tab on your blind spot, Rear Cross Traffic Alert that detects vehicles approaching from your sides, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go to maintain a set speed and minimum following distance from the car ahead, Adaptive Front-Lighting System to see around corners at night, and more!
Additionally, with the Apple CarPlay™ integration for your iPhone® and Android Auto™ integration for your Android smartphone, you can access maps, playlists, contacts, and messages on the large 10.25-inch center display. What’s more, for optimal listening throughout your ride, the 2022 Mazda CX-5 features an available 10-speaker Bose® audio system.
We believe that between the 2022 Mazda CX-5 and the 2022 Toyota RAV4, the former is a better bet. Schedule a test drive of the 2022 Mazda CX-5 at Bill Alexander's Flightline Mazda in Yuma, AZ, to take it for a spin.