2016 Honda CR-V vs 2016 Mazda CX-5

2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Honda CR-V
2016 Mazda CX-5

2016 Mazda CX-5

When drivers search for a crossover SUV in the Raynham or Easton area that delivers exceptional value, it’s time to check out the 2016 Honda CR-V. From its strong performance and well-rounded packages to its new Special Edition trim, it proves a strong choice for drivers in need of a versatile vehicle that seats five adults comfortably. It faces competition from the 2016 Mazda CX-5, but a closer look should make it clear which model comes out on top.


Both of these crossover SUVs are offered with available all-wheel drive, but the power under the hood of the 2016 Honda CR-V outmatches what you get from the 2016  Mazda CX-5. Every version of the Honda CR-V has a 2.4L inline-four engine that makes a balanced 185 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque. In spite of its amenable size and performance, The 2016 Honda CR-V is still achieve up to an EPA-estimated 29 mpg combined city/highway.*

Meanwhile, the Mazda CX-5’s standard engine is a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that only makes 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. Despite its lower output, it achieves identical fuel economy EPA estimates to the more powerful CR-V engine.


There are some standard base features on the 2016 Honda CR-V that are unavailable on the base trim of the 2016 Mazda CX-5, such as a stereo anti-theft system, a rearview camera, Pandora radio compatibility, and 60/40-split folding rear bench seats. Both models, though, get standard Bluetooth connectivity, full power accessories, and an iPod/USB interface.

Passenger and Cargo Space

Both models come with standard seating for five passengers, but whether you need extra room for the whole family or for hauling lots of cargo, the 2016 Honda CR-V is the obvious choice. The cabin of the Honda CR-V measures a spacious 104.1 cubic feet, plenty of room for everyone. There’s also 37.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the back seat and a maximum cargo volume of 70.9 cubic feet. The split-folding rear seats also make it easy to create extra cargo space in a pinch.

The Mazda CX-5’s total passenger volume comes in under the Honda CR-V’s at 103.8 cubic feet. There’s also just 34.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats, while the maximum cargo volume measures only 64.8 cubic feet.

Take Your Family Home from Silko Honda in the 2016 Honda CR-V

Find out if the 2016 Honda CR-V is the right crossover SUV for you by visiting SIlko Honda, your Easton-area Honda dealer at 1580 New State Hwy. in Raynham, MA. We’re open every day of the week, and our sales team is always around to answer your calls.

*26 city/33 hwy/29 combined mpg rating for 2WD models. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.