2024 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2024 Honda CR-V

2024 MAZDA CX-5


2024 Honda CR-V

Trim Levels

186-hp SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder

Base Engine

190-hp 1.5L inline-4

Maximum Horsepower

24 mpg city/31 mpg highway*

Fuel Economy Ratings

28 mpg city/34 mpg highway
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds
Standard on all packages

Blind Spot Monitoring




Has the time come for you to upgrade your commute across Tinley Park with a dependable, versatile new SUV? If so, you’ll find that your search will inevitably come down to two options: either the 2024 Honda CR-V or the Mazda CX-5. Both have strong reputations among Oak Forest drivers, but which is right for you? To help you decide, our Mazda of Orland Park team has laid out a strong comparison between these two rivals. Explore the 2024 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 Edmunds reviews, performance specs, and more below!



2024 MAZDA CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V: Performance Specs

Trying to make the switch to an SUV? Engine power is essential. How do these two SUVs match up when the rubber meets the Homer Glen road? 

While the Honda does offer nominally better standard specs, there is no possibility to upgrade among the paltry selection of just two trims. With the Mazda CX-5, on the other hand, you can upgrade to a 227-hp engine and pick your favorite configuration among eight available trim levels. Compare each model’s engine specs and decide for yourself whether a new Honda CR-V or Mazda CX-5 is right for your Orland Park commute:

Towing Capacity: 

  • MAZDA CX-5: 2,000 pounds
  • Honda CR-V: 1,500 pounds 

Fuel Economy:

  • MAZDA CX-5: 24 mpg city/30 mpg highway*
  • Honda CR-V: 28 mpg city/34 mpg highway


  • MAZDA CX-5: 186-hp SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder engine rated at 186 lb-ft of torque
  • Honda CR-V: 190-hp 1.5L inline 4-cylinder engine rated at 179 lb-ft of torque

2024 MAZDA CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V: Edmunds Reviews

Although we’re eager to share how much we love the 2024 Mazda CX-5, you don’t have to just take our word for it. You really ought to get an idea of what the automotive experts at Edmunds.com have to say about these brand-new SUVs. That’s why we’ve included excerpts from the respective Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 Edmund reviews as a reference:

  • 2024 Mazda CX-5 Edmunds Review: “The Mazda CX-5 is impressive from the moment you lay eyes on the expressive, sharklike nose. The good vibes continue when you take a seat inside and see the beautifully constructed cabin that puts all other vehicles in this class to shame. Few crossovers offer a sense of adventure, but you get it with the Mazda CX-5.”
  • 2024 Honda CR-V Edmunds Review:Its latest version pulls off this feat yet again with a smooth ride, helpful tech features, and excellent storage space. Still, competitors have improved significantly. The CR-V is a good choice but no longer the clear leader.”

Find Your New MAZDA CX-5 at Mazda of Orland Park

Now that you’ve had the chance to make your comparison, will it be the Honda CR-V or Mazda CX-5? It’s pretty clear that the Mazda SUV is the superior option, so you’d be wise to take one of our models for a test drive in Orland Park! If you’re ready to set up an appointment, we invite you to give us a call at Mazda of Orland Park!


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