|2015 Toyota RAV4||2015 Mazda CX-5|
|176 Hp 2.5L Four-Cylinder||Engine||155 Hp 2.0L Four-Cylinder|
|73.4 cubic-feet||Maximum Cargo capacity||65.4 cubic-feet|
2015 Toyota RAV4 vs 2015 Mazda CX-5
Drivers who are searching for a compact crossover SUV will likely find the Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5 at the top of their list. These two models are among the best selling small SUVs, and they offer many great features, including plenty of interior space, affordable prices, excellent fuel economy and useful amenities. Deciding between two closely matched vehicles can be challenging, so we have done the research for you. Here is a 2015 Toyota RAV4 vs 2015 Mazda CX-5 comparison.
Both vehicles are relatively unchanged for the 2015 model year. The updates on the RAV4 include new wheels and colors and an available power liftgate for the XLE model, while for the CX-5, the only significant change is the newly standard keyless entry and ignition on Touring and Grand Touring trims. Where the RAV4 starts to differentiate from the CX-5 is with its impressive performance. Its standard powertrain gets 176 horsepower, while the CR-5's engine only gets 155 horsepower. In additional to its muscular engine, the RAV4's innovative All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system Dynamic Torque Control gives it impressive handling by distributing engine power from front to rear and manages the vehicles braking system from side to side for maximum control.
Abundant Interior and Cargo Space in the 2015 Toyota RAV4
The 2015 RAV4 has a roomy cabin so all of your passengers can relax in comfort. Also, it has plenty of cargo space so you can easily store all of your essentials on your next excursion. While the CX-5 has only 65.4 cubic-feet of maximum cargo capacity, the RAV4 offers an abundant 73.4 cubic-feet of space. Also, the RAV4's interior offers a superior level of refinement, with available French stitching and soft-touch materials throughout. On top of that, for the RAV4 you can get great features like dual zone climate control, smart key system, power moonroof, and 12-volt power outlets.
We think you can see now why the 2015 RAV4 is the superior choice for a small crossover SUV. With great performance and handing, spacious passenger and cargo space and a comfortable interior, the RAV4 is a vehicle that brings it all in many areas. We would be delighted if you would come to our dealership in Tuscaloosa and take this fantastic crossover SUV for a test drive. Feel free to contact us here at Tuscaloosa Toyota to experience the exhilarating adventure of the 2015 Toyota RAV4. Also, be sure to check out our no-cost non-factory Lifetime Warranty, which extends the standard Powertrain Warranty for any new Toyota model.