2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Mazda CX-5

2020 Mazda CX-5

2020 Honda CR-V vs. 2020 Mazda CX-5

2020 Honda CR-V


2020 Mazda CX-5


Starting Price

2.4L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder

Standard Engine

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder
28 mpg**

City Fuel Economy

25 mpg
34 mpg**

Highway Fuel Economy

31 mpg
190 hp


187 hp
179 lb-ft


186 lb-ft

If you’re on the hunt for a new SUV in Lincoln, there’s a good chance you’ve considered the 2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 matchup. But which is better for you, the CX-5 or CR-V? Honda of Lincoln looks at the pertinent specs and features in this comparison, showing how competitive the CR-V is for Omaha drivers.

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Engines and Fuel Economy

If you choose the CX-5 or CR-V, you’re getting a powerful vehicle with zippy performance for your Gretna commute. But which SUV will give you that crucial muscle and save you trips to the gas station?

  • 2020 Mazda CX-5 Engine: A standard SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder enginethat generates 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2020 Mazda CX-5 Fuel Economy: The CX-5 has an EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/31 mpg hwy fuel rating.
  • 2020 Honda CR-V Engine: A 2020 Honda CR-V LX 2WD with CVT comes with a 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine, generating more power than the CX-5 with 190 hp and 179 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2020 Honda CR-V Fuel Economy: For exceptional fuel economy on Bellevue roads, an EPA-estimated 28 mpg city/34 mpg hwy** rating makes the CR-V a great pick.

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Safety Features

A stellar SUV doesn’t just have a powerful engine; it should keep you and your passengers safe on any journey. If you choose the CX-5 or CR-V, you’ll get safety features like:

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Blind Spot Information System

One advantage the CR-V offers is its Honda Sensing® Suite, a package that comes with tons of important safety technologies not included on the CX-5, like:

  • Control: Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow, Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
  • Alerts: Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Brakes: Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Brake Assist

2020 Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5: Interior

Each of these SUVs has its own special set of safety features, like proprietary information systems, that will help with connected commutes and fun trips. Expect the following features:

2020 Mazda CX-5 Interior Features 

  • Technology: MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System, push-button start
  • Comfort: 6-way manual adjustable driver’s seat, reclining rear seatback, cloth-trimmed seats, 40/20/40 split one-touch fold-down

2020 Honda CR-V LX Interior Features:

  • Technology: 5-inch LCD Touch-Screen,160-Watt Audio System with 4 Speakers, Pandora® Compatibility, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, Bluetooth® Streaming Audio
  • Comfort: Automatic Climate Control System, Active Noise Cancellation™ (ANC), easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seating

Find the 2020 Honda CR-V at Honda of Lincoln!

As this Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 matchup shows the CR-V has advantages when it comes to both performance and safety technology. Lincoln drivers can find the 2020 Honda CR-V at Honda of Lincoln, where we have the CR-V and resources at our finance center to help you out. If you’re still comparing vehicles, check out comparisons between the CR-V and Nissan or Subaru vehicles. And contact us today with any questions you may have!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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