2022 Honda CR-V vs. 2022 Mazda CX-5

2022 Honda CR-V vs. 2022 Mazda CX-5
2022 Honda CR-V LX AWD w/ CVT


2022 Mazda CX-5 Sport AWD
190 hp


187 hp
179 lb-ft


186 lb-ft
75.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space

59.6 cubic feet
1.5L, Turbocharged 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Cylinder Deactivation

A new SUV should improve your daily Leominster travels in many different ways, and that’s why you may have narrowed your search to models like the new 2022 CX-5 or CR-V. While both models present their own modern take on a sleek and sophisticated SUV to keep you moving, only one offers better overall performance and more versatile cabin features. Get a closer look at the new 2022 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5, then shop for your next SUV among our inventory at Ron Bouchard Honda today!



CX-5 or CR-V: Performance Specs

When you look at the new 2022 CX-5 or CR-V in terms of performance specs, on Fitchburg roads, you’ll see that the CR-V lives up to Honda’s reputation for fuel efficient models with a better standard MPG rating. The Honda CR-V also presents more horsepower and torque despite the fact that the CX-5 offers a slightly larger engine. Here’s a quick breakdown of the base specs for the 2022 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 below:

2022 Honda CR-V LX AWD:

  • 1.5L, Turbocharged 4-cylinder engine
  • 190 horsepower
  • 179 lb-ft of torque
  • Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
  • 27 mpg city/32 mpg highway*

2022 Mazda CX-5 Sport AWD:

  • 2.5L DOHC engine
  • 187 horsepower
  • 186 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 25 mpg city/31mpg highway

CX-5 or CR-V: Interior Space

You also need a new SUV that can help you tackle your day with ease and provide all the accommodations you need on your next extended weekend trips away. The Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 both come with standard easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seatback, but you’ll see that the CR-V once again takes the lead over its competitor by offering more individual seating and cargo space. See the interior dimensions of the Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 below:

2022 Honda CR-V LX:

  • Headroom (front/rear): 40.1 inches / 39.2 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 41.3 inches / 40.4 inches
  • Shoulder Room (front/rear): 57.9 inches / 55.6 inches
  • Hiproom (front/rear): 55.1 inches / 49.5 inches
  • Cargo Volume (behind 1st row): 75.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row): 39.2 cubic feet

2022 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): 59.6 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row): 30.9 cubic feet

Find a New Honda CR-V for Sale at Ron Bouchard Honda Today

No matter how you compare the 2022 CX-5 or CR-V, experience the difference on Fitchburg and Gardner roads with your very own new Honda SUV. Lease or finance a new Honda CR-V for sale from Ron Bouchard Honda and see how you can enjoy even more savings when you shop our new vehicle specials or national offers and incentives. You can look at more helpful Honda vehicle comparisons or apply for financing and value your current trade-in online right at home to get started. Contact us today for more details on the 2022 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5, and to schedule a test drive at our Honda dealership in Lancaster!


*27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. Based on 2022 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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