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2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,270
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8.8
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2021 Nissan Ariya
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2021 Subaru Outback
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Electric
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
215 hp
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
N/A
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36 ft
N/A
36.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
N/A
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
N/A
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P225/65HR17
N/A
P225/65HR17
Rear Tire
P225/65HR17
N/A
P225/65HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
N/A
29 MPG
City
25 MPG
N/A
26 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
N/A
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
N/A
6.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
N/A
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
370 miles
N/A
481 miles
Cruising Range Highway
458.8 miles
N/A
610.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
179.1 in
N/A
191.3 in
Height
65.4 in
N/A
66.4 in
Max Width
72.5 in
N/A
73 in
Front Width
62.8 in
N/A
61.8 in
Rear Width
62.8 in
N/A
62.8 in
Wheelbase
106.2 in
N/A
108.1 in
Ground Clearance
7.5 in
N/A
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
N/A
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
N/A
42.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.7 in
N/A
40.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
N/A
58.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
N/A
55.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.6 in
N/A
39.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39 in
N/A
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
N/A
57.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.3 in
N/A
54.8 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,552 lbs
N/A
3,635 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
N/A
2,700 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
59.6 ft³
N/A
75.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.9 ft³
N/A
32.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.9 ft³
N/A
32.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
N/A
  • Abyss Blue Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A
  • Slate Black, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles