2017 Mazda CX-5 vs Subaru Outback: Know What You Want

Those looking for an SUV right now are spoilt for choices as there are a ton of SUV out there for them to pick from but the Mazda CX-5 and the Subaru Outback is definitely up there as one of the best-selling SUVs right now. If you had to pick one, which one will you pick?

When it comes to performance, the Mazda CX-5 will be powered by a 2.0 liter four cylinder engine that will be mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The engine will be offering about 155hp. There is also a 184hp engine option.

The Subaru Outback, on the other hand, will come in with a 2.5-liter flat-4 engine that will be offering about 175hp. There is also a 256hp engine option. All engines will be mated to a CVT.

The Mazda CX-5 will return about 26mpg in the city and 34mpg on the highway while the Outback will return about 25mpg in the city and 32mpg on the highway.

We are still waiting for Mazda to reveal the price tag for the new CX-5 but the outback will retail for $25,645.

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