Mazda CX 5 vs. Honda HRV | Valparaiso, IN


Compare the Mazda CX-5 and Honda HR-V near Valparaiso, IN

Comparing new SUVs? As you've probably figured out by now, they're not all the same. Some provide lots of powertrains, some offer just one. Some provide the latest safety features and technologies, others are relatively more bare-bones. How about the Mazda CX-5 and the Honda HR-V? Read on and you'll find out exactly how these two new SUVs compare across the categories for your Valparaiso area driving needs.


Style is not an objective part of your SUV search. But ask yourself this: do you want an SUV that you think isn't stylish? We didn't think so. The Honda HR-V provides sleek styling that enhances its aerodynamic properities. But only the Mazda CX-5 has been designed by Mazda takumi master craftsman with Mazda KODO "Soul of Motion" design principles in mind. And only the Mazda CX-5 offers premium luxuries like Nappa leather upholstery and real layered wood trim accents.


The new Mazda CX-5 comes standard with a 187-horsepower SKYACTIV®-G four-cylinder engine that offers a balanced blend of power and efficiency to fuel all your Valparaiso area travels. A larger turbocharged engine that puts out an even-more-impressive 250-horsepower with premium fuel but that can also be run on regular gasoline is also available. The Honda HR-V, by contrast, offers one engine that puts out 141-horsepower.

Capability & Space

Both the Honda HR-V and the Mazda CX-5 are available with your choice of front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive to help you make the most of every weather or road conditions. What's more, both new SUVs provide the plenty of practical space, in varying degrees. Both the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-5 have seating for five, but the former SUV offers around 24 cubic feet of cargo space while the latter provides about 31 cubic feet of cargo space.

Safety Features

The Mazda CX-5 comes standard with a backup camera, automatic emergency braking, a blind spot monitoring system, and rear cross traffic alert technology to help prevent accidents before they have the chance to occur. That means when you drive a Mazda CX-5 you can focus more on driving and less on worrying. Though the Honda HR-V offers the Honda Sensing suite of safety features, only a backup camera comes standard.

Technology & Infotainment

Looking for a competently-equipped crossover SUV with the latest infotainment technology to keep you better-connected over any road? The Mazda CX-5 comes standard with a MAZDA CONNECT™ 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with E911 emergency notification technology, Bluetooth® streaming, and HD Radio. The Honda HR-V, on the other hand, has a standard 5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth® and USB connectivity. Both SUVs offer Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ integration as options.


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Ready to learn more about the Mazda CX-5 and how it compares to the Honda HR-V or other compact SUVs like the Toyota RAV4 or Nissan Rogue? Don't hesitate to get in touch with us online or by phone here at Kennedy Mazda with any questions you may have. When you're ready, stop by our new & used Mazda dealership in Valparaiso for a test-drive!