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2023 Mazda CX-50 vs. 2022 Toyota Venza Review

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2023 Mazda

MSRP*: $27,550 to $42,300
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2022 Toyota

MSRP*: $33,240 to $40,730
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MPG - City 23 - 24 MPG 40 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 56.3 ft3 55.1 ft3
  • 187-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 219-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 187 - 227 hp 219 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 3,500 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 185.8 in 186.6 in
Exterior Width 75.6 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 39.8 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.5 - 38.6 in
Front 38.6 in
Rear 39.0 in

*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

Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-50 than in the Toyota Venza. The Mazda CX-50 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota Venza, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

The Toyota Venza requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda CX-50, making it more convenient to drive.

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-50 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Venza.

Since the Mazda CX-50 is much wider than the Toyota Venza, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Mazda CX-50 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Venza.

The Mazda CX-50 has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Venza, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Mazda CX-50 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Venza.

With somewhat higher torque, the Mazda CX-50 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota Venza.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-50 and the Toyota Venza. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Mazda CX-50 as you will in the Toyota Venza.