2023 MAZDA CX-5 vs. Toyota RAV4

2023 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2023 Toyota RAV4
2023 MAZDA CX-5


2023 Toyota RAV4
2.5L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

2.5L 4-cylinder engine
187 hp


203 hp
186 lb-ft


184 lb-ft
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

From the outside in, we’ll be starting under the hood in the Mazda CX-5 vs. RAV4 comparison. Now, when you look at the engine specs, it’s clear that the Mazda CX-5 has the edge with its higher towing capacity, even though both SUVs have similar horsepower and torque. Plus, the Mazda CX-5 has all-wheel drive as a standard feature. To get AWD on the Toyota RAV4, you’ll have to buy a higher trim level, which means spending more money.



2023 MAZDA CX-5 Performance:

  • 2.5L SKYACTIV®-G 4-cylinder engine
  • 186 lb-ft of torque and SKYACTIV®-Vehicle Dynamics with G-Vectoring Control
  • 2,000 pounds of towing
  • Standard i-ACTIV® AWD

2023 Toyota RAV4 Performance:

  • 2.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque
  • 1,500 pounds

2023 MAZDA CX-5 vs. RAV4: Interior & Safety Features

When it comes to the interior of a new vehicle, it’s important to feel comfortable and safe. In both the Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV4, you’ll find great safety and driver assistance features, but the Mazda CX-5 goes a step further with luxury touches:

2023 MAZDA CX-5

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Optional remote ignition
  • Available tow hitch receiver
  • Optional fog lights
  • Bluetooth®
  • Forward Collision Mitigation
  • Rearview cameras

2023 Toyota RAV4

  • Integrated backup camera with projected path
  • Entune™ 3.0 Audio
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 (TSS 2.0) Pre-Collision System
  • Remote keyless entry system
  • Day/night rearview mirror

Find Your MAZDA CX-5 at Serra Mazda

When it comes to the Mazda CX-5 vs. RAV4, we know that it can be a lot to take in, but hopefully, now you have a better idea of which vehicle is the best bang for your buck and also a vehicle you can trust and rely on out on the Hudson roads. Ready to make the change? Reach out to our finance center and secure a Mazda CX-5 in Akron today!


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