2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Ford Escape

2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Ford Escape in comparison image

When you get behind the wheel of a strong, comfortable and fun SUV, you really do feel like you can take on the world. Confidence for your career and your life starts with the vehicle you drive, which is why it should come as no surprise that top-tier models like the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Ford Escape are so popular in today’s market. Each of these vehicles is a testament to their respective model brands’ commitment to quality, equally happy to perform well with their tech advancements and serious punch under the hood. But how well do they stack up head-to-head?

Our Hickory Mazda team wants to help you answer that question. We’ve compiled some information on both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Ford Escape models, and we invite you to join us today as we take you through all that each of these industry rivals bring to the table!

2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Ford Escape

$24,350 Starting MSRP $24,105
2.5-liter turbocharged Inline 4 / 227 horsepower Largest Engine / Horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged Inline 4 / 245 horsepower
Five Passengers / 59.6 cubic feet Interior Seating Capacity / Maximum Cargo Volume Five Passengers / 68 cubic feet
25 miles per gallon city / 31 miles per gallon highway City and Highway Fuel Economy  23 miles per gallon city / 30 miles per gallon highway

Test drive the 2019 Mazda CX-5 at Hickory Mazda

Though the 2019 Escape excels in its interior space and high-end power when compared to the 2019 CX-5, there’s no debate that Mazda’s mid-size SUV entry offers a more comprehensive and enjoyable experience in every facet. Not only can you expect plush, premium leather seating for you and all your passengers, but with All-Wheel Drive functionality and a smooth-shifting automatic transmission, you can be sure that you’re staying controlled wherever the road is set to take you. Best yet, the fitting cherry on top is the 2019 CX-5 model’s suite of driver assistance features, which have helped it achieve an IIHS Top Safety Pick designation. Some of these include: 

  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert 
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support w/ Pedestrian Detection 
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane-Keep Assist 
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting 
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control w/ Stop & Go Function
  • Many more!

If you have any further questions about the 2019 CX-5, or want to see it in action for yourself, be sure to contact Hickory Mazda whenever you get the chance. We’re always happy to show you inside so you can fully experience why it’s one of America’s favorite SUVs!

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