Mazda CX-5 vs Hyundai Tucson

Mazda CX-5 vs Hyundai Tucson
Traveling in comfort is easy when you’re inside a roomy SUV like the Mazda CX-5 or the Hyundai Tucson. These vehicles are fully equipped with a set of advanced features that improve driving dynamics and make for a very fun drive overall.

At Ocean Mazda, we want to show you how the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the Hyundai Tucson compare with each other. Read more to learn what these vehicles have to offer for Doral, Miami, Hialeah, and Kendall drivers.

Mazda CX-5 vs Hyundai Tucson: Available Engine Options

Mazda CX-5 vs Hyundai Tucson

Looking at these vehicles you’re sure to find a high-performance engine that’s great for providing you with an exhilarating ride. Under the hood of the Hyundai Tucson is a standard 2.0L inline 4-cylinder engine with 161 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. This engine also provides an EPA-estimated 23 city MPG and 30 highway MPG.

As we move over to the Mazda CX-5 we have a standard SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. You’ll be able to make use of quite a bit of force with 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. This is further punctuated by a standard EPA-estimated 25 city MPG and 31 highway MPG.1

High Power Options

If you’re looking to kick out a bit more force from your powertrain, the Hyundai Tucson is able to provide with an available 2.4L inline 4-cylinder engine. This powertrain is capable of producing up to 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. In addition, you’ll have an EPA-estimated 21 city MPG and 26 highway MPG with the all-wheel drive driveline.

The Mazda CX-5 on the other hand is able to produce a bit more power with its SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. You’ll produce up to 250 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque while also getting an EPA-estimated 22 city MPG and 27 highway MPG1 with the all-wheel drive driveline.

Tight, Responsive Handling

Mazda CX-5 vs Hyundai Tucson

What would a high-powered engine be without tight driving dynamics to improve your overall handling? With both the Mazda CX-5 and the Tucson you’ll have access to an available all-wheel drive driveline that improves handling while on difficult terrain. You’ll be able to navigate snow and gravel with confidence while driving either of these SUVs.

Drivers looking at the Mazda CX-5 will have a bit more technology on their side, though, with the available G-Vectoring Control Plus system. This technology reduces engine power while turning a corner in order to reduce the need for small corrections in your steering. Overall, you’ll find that this feature improves handling comfort and even reduces driver fatigue.

2019 Mazda CX-5 vs Hyundai Tucson: Which Is Right for You?

When it comes to comfort over a long drive, the Mazda CX-5 and the Hyundai Tucson both offer great features. However, the Mazda CX-5 delivers in terms of speed and overall drive feel, making it a fantastic choice for Doral, Miami, Hialeah, and Kendall drivers.

If you’re interested in learning more about what the Mazda CX-5 is capable of, schedule a test drive with Ocean Mazda today!


1 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual results will vary.

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