2016 Mazda CX-5 vs 2016 Chevrolet Equinox

Are you looking for that perfect compact crossover SUV that will do everything that you need it to? Compact crossovers have become one of the top-selling model segments in the last few years, and with good reason! These machines have that muscular styling that everyone loves, while still offering top-notch fuel efficiency and easy handling! Due to the popularity of these awesome vehicles, there are a lot of models available! Let us help you find the right compact crossover by presenting a comparison featuring the 2016 Mazda CX-5 vs 2016 Chevrolet Equinox!

Although the 2016 Chevrolet Equinox is nine inches longer than the 2016 Mazda CX-5, it has a slightly smaller cargo volume with 63.7 cubic feet. The 2016 Mazda CX-5 has a maximum cargo volume of 64.8 cubic feet when the back seats are collapsed. Even when all the seats are in their upright positions, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 still offers an impressive 34.1 cubic feet! That is plenty of room for all of the gear you need for your biggest adventures!

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2016 Mazda CX-5 VS 2016 Chevrolet Equinox
$21,795 MSRP $22,600
2.5L SKYACTIV-G 4-cylinder Engine Options

2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI

3.6L V6 SIDI

Front-wheel drive

All-wheel drive
Drivetrain

Front-wheel drive

All-wheel drive
64.8 cubic feet Max. Cargo Volume 63.7 cubic feet

2016 Mazda CX-5 Engine Power

Under the hood of the 2016 Mazda CX-5 is a 2.5L SKYACTIV-G 4-cylinder engine. Depending on the transmission, the engine can deliver 155 (manual) or 184 (automatic) horsepower. This kind of power allows the 2016 Mazda CX-5 to pull up to 2,000 pounds, which is perfect for a lightweight trailer full of supplies for your latest yard project! Even with all of that power, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 can attain approximately 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway!

In addition to having an incredibly powerful, yet fuel efficient engine, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 can be equipped with All-wheel drive. This amazing tool offers superior traction and handling on sleek and icy roads, so you will be able to drive with confidence during the worst snowstorms!

If you have any questions regarding the 2016 Mazda CX-5 vs 2016 Chevrolet Equinox comparison, please contact a Royal South Mazda sales professional today!

Rear profile of 2016 Mazda CX-5
Rear end of 2016 Mazda CX-5
Headlight of 2016 Mazda CX-5
Front dash of 2016 Mazda CX-5

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