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Mazda CX-5
2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,270
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2020 Nissan Murano
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2020 Nissan Pathfinder
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
260 hp @ 6000 rpm
284 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
240 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
259 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,552 lbs
3,823 lbs
4,293 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs
1,500 lbs
6,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
City
25 MPG
20 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
28 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
19 gallons
19.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
370 miles
380 miles
390 miles
Cruising Range Highway
458.8 miles
532 miles
526.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
179.1 in
192.4 in
198.5 in
Height
65.4 in
66.6 in
69.5 in
Max Width
72.5 in
75.4 in
77.3 in
Front Width
62.8 in
64.6 in
65.7 in
Rear Width
62.8 in
64.6 in
65.7 in
Wheelbase
106.2 in
111.2 in
114.2 in
Ground Clearance
7.5 in
6.9 in
7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
40.5 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.7 in
39.9 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
59.5 in
60.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
55.4 in
56.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.6 in
38.7 in
41.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39 in
39.8 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
58.8 in
60.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.3 in
55.2 in
56 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
N/A
30.7 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
N/A
37.8 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
N/A
57.1 in
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
N/A
42 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
59.6 ft³
67 ft³
79.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.9 ft³
32.1 ft³
47.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.9 ft³
32.1 ft³
16.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36 ft
38.7 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR18
P235/65TR18
Rear Tire
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR18
P235/65TR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Super Black Metallic
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Caspian Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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