2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

white 2018 mazda cx-5 split screen with white 2018 toyota rav4 both pointed toward center

Crossovers have easily become the most popular vehicle type on the market, with so many enjoying the ample space and convenience it brings. But with so many options to choose from, it can be hard to decide on which one fits you the best. So, to help you out, we compared 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Toyota RAV4.

With a similar design style, both of these crossovers feature a bold and distinct look that highlights passenger comfort. In fact, the Mazda CX-5 and RAV4 have around the same amount of interior space that occupants can use to relax in, both offering ample leg room that every passenger enjoys. However, there are many differences between the two crossovers. For instance, the Mazda CX-5 has a larger towing capacity than the RAV4; as well as better fuel efficiency.

2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring FWD


2018 Toyota RAV4 XLE FWD

25 / 31 MPG Fuel Economy (CTY/HWY) 23 / 30 MPG
Optional Universal Garage Door Opener Not Available
Standard Heated Front Seats Optional
Available All-Wheel Drive Available

2018 Mazda CX-5 available in Hickory, NC

And although the 2018 RAV4 has slightly more cargo space, both crossovers do offer plenty of room for drivers and passengers to store items. Plus, the two vehicles also feature a rearview camera, flexible rear seating, Forward Obstruction Warning, and available Lane Departure Warning System. However, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 offers more available features, such as:

  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror with HomeLink®
  • Push Button Start
  • 10-speaker Bose® Audio System with Centerpoint®2 and AudioPilot®2
  • Mazda Navigation System
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System
  • And many more

Overall, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 offers more convenient features and better efficiency compared to the 2018 Toyota RAV4.

If you would like more information regarding the 2018 Mazda CX-5, you can contact us online or by calling us at 833-274-7475. You can also arrange a test drive online.

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