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2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4

2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4
2021 MAZDA CX-5


2021 Toyota RAV4
$25,370 MSRP

Starting Price on Base Trim

$26,350 MSRP
2.5L Skyactiv®-G 4-Cylinder engine

Engine on Base Trim

2.5L 4-Cylinder engine
187 hp


203 hp
186 lb-ft


184 lb-ft
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

There are many SUV options out on the market, so Hodges Mazda can understand how difficult it can be when buying a new SUV in the Orange Park area. However, we are here with our 2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 guide, so you can check out this SUV comparison before making a final choice! Let’s take a closer look at the performance, towing capability, as well as interior features you’ll find in these SUVs below.



2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs. RAV4: Performance

First up in this SUV comparison is the performance. When you are constantly driving around St. Augustine with several passengers and a fair amount of cargo, you will need an SUV that you can count on. Take a look at the engine and the performance specs for both SUVs below!

2021 MAZDA CX-5 2.5L Skyactiv®-G 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 186 lb-ft of torque
  • Skyactiv®-Vehicle Dynamics with G-Vectoring Control
  • Towing capacity of 2,000 pounds

2021 Toyota RAV4 2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 184 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 1,500 pounds

The Mazda CX-5 can tow 500 pounds more than the RAV4, which can come in handy when you need to tow or haul more cargo for a road trip. Also, the CX-5 offers Skyactiv® technology that is exclusive to the Mazda brand. This technology makes Mazda SUVs more fuel-efficient for all of your Lakeside commutes, helping you save some gas money!

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs. RAV4: Features

Aside from the performance, features are also a big part of an ideal SUV. Both the Mazda and Toyota SUV have a lot to offer whether it is safety, entertainment, or convenience features. However, you will see that you can find relatively the same features, including interior features, in the more affordable Mazda SUV.

2021 MAZDA CX-5 Features

  • Bluetooth®
  • Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Forward Collision Mitigation
  • Signaling Exterior Mirrors
  • Rearview Cameras
  • Optional Remote Ignition
  • Optional Fog Lights
  • Available Tow Hitch Receiver

2021 Toyota RAV4 Features

  • Entune™ 3.0 Audio
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Day/Night Rearview Mirror
  • Integrated Backup Camera

If you plan to upgrade to higher trim levels for the Mazda CX-5, you can access more features and save on your purchase with our new vehicle specials!

Discover More of the 2021 MAZDA CX-5 at Hodges Mazda

Now that you’ve learned a bit more from our SUV comparison, continue to explore more of the 2021 Mazda CX-5 at our Jacksonville dealership! You can see this SUV interior in person before committing to it. Contact us now to get started!


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