Lexus NX vs Mazda CX-5 Comparison

    Lexus NX

    Mazda CX-5

    2024 Lexus
    NX
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    CX-5
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
    0.0
    7.9
    7.9
    0.0
    Based on the Lexus NX
    Based on the Mazda CX-5 GT SP TURBO (AWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    55L
    275 km
    56L - 58L
    386 to 476 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    4 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $71,600 - $89,900
    $36,590 - $55,000
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    CarExpert's Take

    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Strong value for money
    • Quiet and refined cruiser
    • Well-executed interior
    Misses
    • Base engine lacks torque and refinement
    • Clunky transmission at low speeds
    • No embedded satellite navigation
    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Strong, powerful engine
    • Sweet engine note
    • Suave, upmarket interior
    Misses
    • Quite thirsty around town
    • Second-row space is on the small side
    • Dated infotainment hardware

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Premium Paint (+$1,750)
    • Premium Paint (+$795)

    Colours Available

    The 2024 Mazda CX-5 is available in the following exterior paint colours:

    • Soul Red Crystal metallic
    • Eternal Blue mica
    • Deep Crystal Blue mica
    • Jet Black mica
    • Rhodium White metallic
    • Sonic Silver metallic
    • Zircon Sand metallic
    • Machine Grey metallic
    • Polymetal Grey metallic
    • Platinum Quartz metallic

    Metallic finishes cost an extra $795.

    Specs

    Type
    MULTI POINT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    24871997 - 2488
    Size (L)
    2.5L2.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    INLINE 4TURBO 4, INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    140kW115kW - 170kW
    Power RPM
    60005000 - 6000
    Torque
    239Nm200Nm - 420Nm
    Torque RPM
    43002000 - 4000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    1410.5 - 13

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