2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature vs 2019 Honda CR-V Touring

2019 Mazda CX-5 exterior front fascia and drivers side vs 2019 Honda CR-V exterior front fascia and drivers side

With the addition of the Signature trim in the 2019 Mazda CX-5 there is now more technology, variety, and sophistication that is offered on this already classy vehicle. Now, we take a gander into how the newest Mazda CX-5 trim holds up against a longtime Mazda CX-5 competitor; the Honda CR-V Touring.

As you may already know, the Signature is the top trim of the Mazda-CX-5, so to keep things even, we’ve taken the specs and features of the Touring, which is the top trim of the Honda CR-V. In this comparison, we will be looking at how much power you’ll have in each vehicle, as well as some different technology features that are standard or available in both vehicles. Now that we know more about what we are going to do, let’s take a look at how the Mazda CX-5 Signature holds up against the Honda CR-V Touring.

2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD


2019 Honda CR-V Touring AWD

2.5L I4 Engine 1.5L I4
227 hp / 310 lb.-ft. Horsepower/Torque 190 hp / 179 lb.-ft.
Standard Interactive Transmission N/A
Optional Tow Hitch Receiver N/A
103.6 cu. ft. Passenger Volume 101.6 cu. ft.
30.9 cu. ft. Cargo Volume 37.6 cu. ft.

Advantages of the Mazda CX-5

No matter which of the 5 Mazda trims you choose, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is an excellent addition to your own family vehicle. As you can see, there are a few differences between these two vehicles. First off, you’ll have more power for the 2019 Mazda CX-5, though the 2019 Honda CR-V isn’t too far behind. However, you can also find yourself having more features in the Mazda CX-5 as well. It has a standard interactive transmission and an optional tow hitch receiver, which is not available on the Honda CR-V.

While you will have a bit more passenger volume on the Mazda CX-5 Signature, the Honda CR-V Touring does have it beat when it comes to cargo volume. So, if you want a bit more room for your passengers, then you may want to go with the Mazda CX-5, but if you are looking for more cargo space, then the Honda CR-V may be your choice. If you have any questions about the 2019 Mazda CX-5 please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our team here at Hickory Mazda. We would love to tell you more about this great compact crossover SUV vehicle.

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