2023 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5

2023 Honda CR-V half concealed in shadows
2023 Honda CR-V


2023 MAZDA CX-5

Trim Levels

190-hp 1.5L inline-4

Base Engine

186-hp SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder

Maximum Horsepower

28 mpg city/34 mpg highway*

Fuel Economy Ratings

24 mpg city/31 mpg highway
1,500 pounds

Towing Capacity

2,000 pounds

Blind Spot Monitoring

Standard on all packages


Come on down to Milton Martin Honda in Gainesville to explore our vehicle comparisons to help you determine which vehicle is best suited for all your Flowery Branch and Buford drives. We’re excited to get you behind the wheel of a vehicle you can rely on no matter what you do in Cumming. Learn more below with our in-depth comparison guide.



MAZDA CX-5 or Honda CR-V: Performance Specs

These two vehicles may sport the same size engine but there’s no denying who comes out on top with the 2023 Honda CR-V bringing in those top-tier horsepower and torque specs. And amazing gas mileage to boot! Take a look at the general specs of both of these vehicles and determine for yourself which one aligns with all of your driving and lifestyle needs:

2023 Honda CR-V LX 2WD

  • 2.4L 4-cylinder engine
  • 190 horsepower
  • 179 lb-ft of torque
  • Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
  • 28 mpg city/34mpg highway*

2023 Mazda CX-5 Sport FWD

  • 2.4L DOHC engine
  • 186 horsepower
  • 187 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 24 mpg city/31mpg highway

MAZDA CX-5 or Honda CR-V: Interior Space

Nothing is better than being able to enjoy the drive around Cumming with ample space for you and your passengers as well as all of your cargo. This year, Honda was able to up the spacious feel of the cabin and give you more room to kick back and enjoy your travels. Take a look at the interior dimensions below to see how the 2023 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 compare:

2023 Honda CR-V LX

  • Headroom (front/rear): 40.0 inches / 38.2 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 41.3 inches / 40.0 inches
  • Shoulder Room (front/rear): 57.9 inches / 55.9 inches
  • Hiproom (front/rear): 55.6 inches / 52.6 inches
  • Cargo Volume (behind 1st row): 76.5 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row): 39.3 cubic feet

2023 Mazda CX-5 Sport

  • Headroom (front/rear): 39.7 inches / 39.0 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 41.0 inches / 39.6 inches
  • Shoulder Room (front/rear): 57.1 inches / 54.8 inches
  • Hiproom (front/rear): 55.2 inches / 55.3 inches
  • Cargo Volume (behind 1st row): 59.3 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row): 30.8 cubic feet

Find a New Honda CR-V for Sale at Milton Martin Honda Today

Looking through our guide, we’re sure that you now know the difference between the Mazda vs. Honda SUVs. Which means you also know which one is best for you and gives you the most bang for your buck! Take a look at our Honda CR-V inventory today and be sure to take a look at our new vehicle specials for some great deals on new cars. Or continue your research and then apply for financing once you find the model for you. Contact us today to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Cumming!


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**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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