2018 Mazda CX-5

2018 Mazda CX-5

2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2018 Honda CR-V

View CX-5 Inventory Learn More About the 2018 Mazda CX-5

Browsing the compact crossover SUV segment? You’ve likely come across the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Honda CR-V, then. In comparison, the CX-5:

  • Churns out 3 more hp and 6 more lb-ft of torque from its introductory inline-4 engine (7 more lb-ft of torque than the CR-V’s secondary engine
  • Offers advanced safety systems from the start of the lineup, such as Smart City Brake Support, Blind Spot Monitoring, Forward Obstruction Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and more
  • Boasts a fuel tank that holds 0.8 more gallons of gas (or 1.3 more gallons on the topmost trim)
  • Provides innovative features from the start, like a telematics system, an optional remote ignition, and available radar cruise control, among others
  • Can tow 500 more pounds
  • Has a fully loaded trim at the top of the lineup that costs $3,005 less than the top CR-V model

Comfort and Convenience

To ensure comfort and convenience for you and your passengers, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 has you covered. The following features come standard or are offered on the base CX-5, but are unavailable or cost more to have on the introductory 2018 Honda CR-V:

  • Second-row reclining seat
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Remote tailgate release
  • Optional universal garage door opener
  • Available fog lights
  • Optional High Beam Control system
  • Signaling exterior mirrors
  • Available rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Optional tow-hitch receiver


There are many advanced safety systems that come standard on the 2018 Mazda CX-5, all of which cost more to have on the 2018 Honda CR-V. These include:

  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, which lets you know if a vehicle is approaching from the side when you reverse
  • Smart City Brake Support, which monitors for objects ahead when you’re traveling at low speeds, and allows for faster braking when needed
  • Blind Spot Monitoring, which senses when objects are in your blind spots and warns if a vehicle is quickly approaching your blind spots when you switch on your turn signal to change lanes

Test Drive the 2018 Mazda CX-5 at Beach Automotive

Experience the advantages of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 for yourself when you shop the inventory at Beach Automotive. Contact our team to arrange your test drive, and compare to the Toyota RAV4 to learn more!

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