Mazda CX-5 vs Toyota RAV4 Comparison

    Mazda CX-5

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    Toyota RAV4

    2024 Mazda
    CX-5
    vs
    2024 Toyota
    RAV4
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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.
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    7.7
    8.3
    0.0
    Based on the Mazda CX-5 G35 AKERA TURBO (AWD)
    Based on the Toyota RAV4 EDGE (AWD) HYBRID
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    56L - 58L
    386 to 476 km
    55L
    264 to 385 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $36,590 - $55,000
    $39,760 - $58,360
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    CarExpert's Take

    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Smart looks, plush cabin
    • Torquey turbo petrol
    • Keen driving dynamics
    Misses
    • G35 Turbo is too thirsty
    • On the smaller side of the class
    • Feeling a little dated in 2024
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Still the efficiency leader
    • Still the people's choice
    • Tech updates are welcome
    Misses
    • Far more expensive than it once was
    • Doesn't go as hard as 163kW might suggest
    • Lacks the premium feel of some rivals

    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 (+$795)
    NA

    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.

    The Toyota RAV4 is available in nine different colours, however not all are available across all variants. The following are available on the Cruiser and GXL:

    • Glacier White
    • Crystal Pearl
    • Silver Sky
    • Graphite
    • Atomic Rush (red)
    • Eclipse Black
    • Mineral Blue
    • Saturn Blue

    The GX misses out on Crystal Pearl. The XSE missed out on Crystal Pearl, Atomic Rush, Eclipse lack and Saturn Blue.

    The top-spec Toyota RAV4 Edge misses out on the two white colours and Saturn Blue but it does get its own unique Jungle Khaki colour.

    Premium paint is a $675 option.

    A full list of colours for the 2022 range has yet to be announced.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJDIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    1997 - 24881987 - 2487
    Size (L)
    2.5L, 2.0L2.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4, INLINE 4INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    115kW - 170kW127kW - 152kW
    Power RPM
    5000 - 60005700 - 6600
    Torque
    200Nm - 420Nm203Nm - 243Nm
    Torque RPM
    2000 - 40003600 - 4400
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.5 - 1313 - 14

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