2022 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2022 Toyota RAV4

Exterior view of the 2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4
2022 MAZDA CX-5


2022 Toyota RAV4
2.5L Skyactiv®-G 4-cylinder engine

Base Engine

2.5L 4-cylinder engine
187 hp


203 hp
186 lb-ft


184 lb-ft
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

The Mazda CX-5 has plenty to boast about, but how does it do against other models in it class? In this SUV comparison, Morrie's Inver Grove Mazda will be squaring off the Mazda CX-5 against the Toyota RAV4 to see what drivers can expect from both options. Then, visit our dealership near Eagan to explore our Mazda CX-5 inventory or learn more about the Toyota RAV4.



MAZDA CX-5 vs. RAV4 Toyota: Performance

When it comes to performance, the Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV4 are both pretty evenly matched, so either option will help you take on the Woodbury roads with ease. To get an idea of the kind of performance you’ll get from each vehicle, here are some of their performance highlights:

2022 MAZDA CX-5:

  • 2.5L Skyactiv®-G 4-cylinder engine
  • 187 horsepower
  • 186 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of up to 2,000 pounds

2022 Toyota RAV4:

  • 2.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • 203 horsepower
  • 184 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of up to 1,500 pounds

MAZDA CX-5 vs. RAV4 Toyota: SUV Interior Space & Dimensions

The pinnacle of an SUV is having enough space for you and your passengers, especially for those long Minneapolis road trips. Take a look at the SUV interior dimensions of the Mazda CX-5 and RAV4 Toyota below:

2022 MAZDA CX-5:

  • Headroom (Front/Rear): 39.7 / 39 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Rear): 41 / 39.6 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 59.3 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 5 passengers

2022 Toyota RAV4:

  • Headroom (Front/Rear): 37.7 / 39.5 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Rear): 41 / 37.8 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 69.8 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 5 passengers

MAZDA CX-5 vs. RAV4 Toyota: Convenience Features & Amenities

Both the Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV4 have plenty of technology and convenience features to make even the longest of Inver Grove Heights drives truly feel like a vacation. Take a look at some of the unique features that each model brings to the table:

2021 MAZDA CX-5

  • Bluetooth®
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Optional remote ignition
  • Available tow hitch receiver
  • Optional fog lights
  • Forward Collision Mitigation
  • Rearview cameras
  • Signaling exterior mirrors

2021 Toyota RAV4

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 (TSS 2.0) Pre-Collision System
  • Integrated backup camera with projected path
  • Entune™ 3.0 Audio
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Remote keyless entry system
  • Day/night rearview mirror

Take a test drive at Morrie's Inver Grove Mazda if you’re interested in the Mazda CX-5, and learn more about the Toyota RAV4 capabilities as well. Take a look at our other SUV comparisons to learn about other Mazda models and how they compare to all kinds of vehicles of all kinds of makes.

Choose Your MAZDA SUV at Morrie's Inver Grove Mazda

Compare the Mazda CX-5 vs. RAV4 Toyota SUV in more detail at Morrie's Inver Grove Mazda, or check out some of our other Mazda SUVs. Contact us to see which of our available models is the right fit for you.


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