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2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

Take a look at the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Toyota RAV4 side-by-side. They look pretty similar, don't they? Sure, there are still some notable differences. The 2018 Mazda CX-5 has a longer cabin space, while the 2018 RAV4 has a larger cargo trunk. Additionally, there are of course the aesthetics changes that Mazda and Toyota have added to each model to make them unique creations. However, both are easily recognizable as crossover models.

As crossover SUVs, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Toyota RAV4 prioritize a balanced build. Rather than reaching to be the best in one spec or stat, crossover SUVs are designed to be jacks of all trades. However, which model does it best? Let's take a look and see how the 2018 Mazda CX-5 fairs against the 2018 Toyota RAV4.

Find Your Mazda CX-5 Match!


2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Toyota RAV4
2.5L Inline 4 Base Engine 2.5L Inline 4
187 hp 186 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 176 hp /172  lb-ft
25 City / 31 Highway Fuel Economy 23 City / 30 Highway
$24,150 MSRP $24,410

2018 Mazda CX-5 Scranton, PA

Despite coming in at a lower MSRP, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 manages to match and exceed the specs of the 2018 Toyota RAV4. Although, admittedly, to Toyota's credit, not by much. Furthermore, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 comes with a lot of additional features and accessories that can be found included across all of the 2018 Mazda CX-5's multiple trim levels. Some of these are:

  • Heated Seats
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
  • Active Digital Driving Display
  • Predictive i-ACTIV AWD®
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring
  • And more!

Find the 2018 Mazda CX-5 in dealerships across the country. One great place to start for those in the area is right here at Kelly Mazda. You can give our sales team a call or find us on location to learn more about the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and any other Mazda model you're interested in. Kelly Mazda's dealership is located in Scranton, Pennsylvania within Lackawanna County.

2018 Mazda CX-5 front seat steering and transmission
2018 Mazda CX-5 back row seating
2018 Mazda CX-5 infotainment and music knob near transmission
2018 Mazda CX-5 trunk open and filled

2018 Mazda3 Sedan parked in open park area
2018 Mazda CX-9 driving on highway at night