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2014 Mazda Mazda5 vs. 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda Mazda5 than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid. The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda5.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda Mazda5 as you will with the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Mazda Mazda5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda Mazda5 and the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mazda Mazda5 is a little narrower than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mazda Mazda5, which is slightly longer than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mazda Mazda5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

Handling
The Mazda Mazda5 has a larger turning radius than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda5 is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

Utility
The Mazda Mazda5 offers greater seating capacity than the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Mazda Mazda5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

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2014 Mazda
Mazda5

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MSRP*: $20,140 - $24,670

2014 Subaru
XV Crosstrek Hybrid

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MSRP*: $25,995 - $29,295
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City MPG: 21 - 22 29
Highway MPG: 28 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 6 - 6 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $19,263 - $23,593 $24,735 - $27,804

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