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2016 Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5: Who’s Winning?

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The Mazda CX-5 with its new Kodo design is no easy opponent. Will the Honda CR-V be able to take down the Mazda CX-5?

The Mazda CX-5 comes running on a 2.0 liter inline 4 engine that will be mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The Mazda CX-5 will deliver about 155hp and 150lb ft of torque. The Honda CR-V will come with a 2.4 liter inline 4 cylinder engine that will be mated to a CVT. The engine will deliver about 185hp and 181lb ft of torque.

The Mazda CX-5 will return about 26mpg in the city and 35mpg on the highway while the Honda CR-V will return about 26mpg in the city and 33mpg on the highway. Both models will come with safety features like ABS, stability control, traction control and more.

The Mazda CX-5 will retail for $22,695 while the Honda CR-V will retail for $24,645.