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2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

New 2021 Mazda CX-5

2021 Mazda
CX-5

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New 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

2021 Toyota
RAV4 Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$25,270 to $37,405
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$28,500 to $37,030
Invoice* $24,798 to $35,947 $26,791 to $34,808
MPG - City 22 - 25 41
MPG - Hwy 27 - 31 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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

Convenience
With the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mazda CX-5, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 CX-5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Mazda CX-5 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Performance
With the Mazda CX-5, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The Mazda CX-5 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-5 and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Warranty
The Mazda CX-5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.