2020 Honda CR-V vs 2020 Mazda CX-5

Blue 2020 Honda CR-V and red 2020 Mazda CX-5

The Honda CR-V has entered the 2020 automotive arena with a fresh redesign that is setting the stakes high for competitors. The look and feel of the redesigned 2020 CR-V has brought excitement to many enthusiasts and the lineup of features and amenities this Honda crossover is bringing is giving many shoppers the push they need to get behind the wheel.

The 2020 CR-V lineup includes the LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring trim levels, each of which offers a unique lineup of systems and features. Even with so many reasons to hop in the driver’s seat of the 2020 Honda CR-V, some shoppers are still curious how it compares to other members of the automotive market. Keep reading this 2020 Honda CR-V vs 2020 Mazda CX-5 comparison to see how these two crossovers compare or click the link below to view our lineup of new 2020 Honda CR-V models that are in stock at Battison Honda.

2020 Honda CR-V LX


2020 Mazda CX-5 Sport

1.5-liter In-Line 4-Cylinder Engine with Turbocharger Base Engine SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine
Front-Wheel Drive standard | All-Wheel Drive available Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive standard | All-Wheel Drive available
39.2 cubic feet / 75.8 cubic feet Cargo Space (Rear seat up/down) 30.9 cubic feet / 59.6 cubic feet
Bluetooth®, Pandora® Connectivity Features Bluetooth®

How Do the 2020 Honda CR-V and 2020 Mazda CX-5 Compare?

Beneath the hood of the 2020 Honda CR-V is a standard 1.5-liter Turbocharged In-line 4-cylinder engine paired to a Continuously Variable Transmission with Sport Mode. With this power setup, the 2020 CR-V can pump out 190 horsepower on the road and 179 pound-feet of torque throughout each drive. The competing 2020 Mazda CX-5 is fitted with a less powerful base SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine and generates 187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque on the road.

The 2020 Honda CR-V lineup is available in a variety of eight different color options. Shoppers can choose from Modern Steel Metallic, Obsidian Blue Pearl, Platinum White Pearl, Sonic Gray Pearl, Aegean Blue Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, and Radiant Red Metallic paint options depending on which CR-V trim grade they pick. The competing 2020 CX-5 limits shoppers to seven trim-specific paint options.

When shoppers choose the 2020 Honda CR-V they are gaining access to a full range of comfort, safety, and entertainment amenities. Some of the standard and available features found in the 2020 CR-V are listed below. Note that some of these features are limited to specific CR-V trim grades.

  • Display Audio touch-screen
  • Android Auto™
  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Honda Link®
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Multi-Angle Rear-View Camera
  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®
  • And more!

For more information on the available 2020 Honda CR-V models at Battison Honda, contact a member of our team by phone or by filling out our included contact form.