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2022 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5 Review

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2022 Hyundai
Tucson

MSRP*: $24,950 to $36,200
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Picture of the 2021 Mazda CX-5

2021 Mazda
CX-5

MSRP*: $25,370 to $37,505
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Invoice* $23,966 to $34,404 $24,896 to $36,044
MPG - City 24 - 26 MPG 22 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 MPG 27 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 80.3 ft3 59.6 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 187 hp 187 - 227 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 182.3 in 179.1 in
Exterior Width 73.4 in 72.5 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.6 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 40.1 in
Rear 39.0 - 39.5 in
Front 39.3 - 39.7 in
Rear 39.0 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Tucson than in the Mazda CX-5. The Hyundai Tucson offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-5, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Tucson as you will with the Mazda CX-5, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a 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). Whether you pick the Hyundai Tucson or the Mazda CX-5, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Hyundai Tucson and the Mazda CX-5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Tucson is a little wider than the Mazda CX-5, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Tucson takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda CX-5.

Handling
The Hyundai Tucson has a larger turning radius than the Mazda CX-5, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Hyundai Tucson will do just as well as the Mazda CX-5, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Hyundai Tucson and the Mazda CX-5.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Hyundai Tucson doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mazda CX-5.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Tucson and the Mazda CX-5. With the Hyundai Tucson, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mazda CX-5.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Tucson than that of the Mazda CX-5.