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The New 2013 Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V

By msim | 06/02/2012 at 2:34 PM
  1. Bill Jacobs Joliet and Bill Jacobs Mazda are proud to carry the new 2013 Mazda CX-5. Call our client services department at 815-725-7110 and ask for the Business Development Center (BDC). Bill Jacobs Joliet is the leading Joliet Mazda dealer in the southwest suburbs proudly serving Plainfield, Shorewood, Channahon, Frankfort, New Lenox, Lockport, Crest Hill, Orland Park, Naperville and Minooka.

  2. Safety

    Both the CX-5 and the Honda CR‑V have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, front wheel drive, height adjustable front shoulder belts, four wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding and available all wheel drive.

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  4. Engine

    For more instantaneous acceleration and better engine flexibility in any gear, the CX-5’s engine produces its peak horsepower at lower RPM’s than the Honda CR‑V (6000 vs. 7000).

  5. Transmission

    The CX-5 offers a manual transmission for better acceleration, control and fuel economy. The Honda CR‑V doesn’t offer a manual transmission.

    For more complete vehicle control the CX-5 offers an optional manually controlled automatic, with the available convenience of an automatic transmission and the complete gear control of a manual transmission without the inconvenience of a clutch. A manually controlled automatic allows the driver to eliminate unwanted shifts and maximize engine braking by down shifting while cornering. The Honda CR‑V doesn’t offer a transmission that allows complete gear control.

    A six-speed automatic is optional on the Mazda CX-5, for better acceleration and lower engine speed on the highway. Only a five-speed automatic is available for the Honda CR‑V.

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  7. Ergonomics

    Advanced Keyless Entry and Start optional on the CX-5 Grand Touring allows the driver to unlock the doors, cargo door and start the engine all without removing a key from pocket or purse. This eliminates searching for keys before loading groceries, getting in the car in bad weather or making a hurried start to your trip. The Honda CR‑V doesn’t offer an advanced key system.

    The CX-5’s standard variable intermittent wipers have an adjustable delay to allow the driver to choose a setting that best clears the windshield during light rain or mist. The Honda CR‑V LX’s standard fixed intermittent wipers only have one fixed delay setting, so the driver will have to manually switch them between slow and intermittent. The CX-5’s optional wipers adjust their speed and turn on and off automatically according to the amount of rainfall on the windshield. The Honda CR‑V EX/EX-L’s manually variable intermittent wipers have to be constantly adjusted.

    To help drivers see further while navigating curves, the CX-5 Touring/Grand Touring offers optional adaptive headlights to illuminate around corners automatically by reading vehicle speed and steering wheel angle. The Honda CR‑V doesn’t offer cornering lights.

    CX-5’s optional rear view mirror has an automatic dimming feature. This mirror can be set to automatically darken quickly when headlights shine on it, keeping following vehicles from blinding or distracting the driver. The Honda CR‑V doesn’t offer the luxury of an automatic dimming rear view mirror.

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  9. Fuel Economy and Range

    On the EPA test cycle the CX-5 gets better fuel mileage than the Honda CR‑V:

    2WD – Automatic - 26 city/32 hwy

    4WD - Automatic - 25 city/31 hwy


    This is compared to the Honda CR-V’s 

    2WD – Automatic - 23 city/31 hwy

    4WD - Automatic - 22 city/30 hwy

  10. Bill Jacobs Joliet is a Plainfield Mazda, Shorewood Mazda, Channahon Mazda, Frankfort Mazda, New Lenox Mazda, Lockport Mazda, Crest Hill Mazda, Orland Park Mazda, Naperville Mazda and Minooka Mazda dealer. Bill Jacobs Joliet also proudly offers a wide range of Joliet used cars and Joliet new cars, including Plainfield Chevy dealer, Plainfield Mazda dealer, Plainfield Mitsubishi dealer, Plainfield Kia dealer, Plainfield Subaru dealer, Shorewood Chevy dealer,  Shorewood Mazda dealer, Shorewood Mitsubishi dealer, Shorewood Kia dealer, Shorewood Subaru dealer, Channahon Chevy dealer, Channahon Mazda dealer, Channahon Mitsubishi dealer, Channahon Kia dealer, Channahon Subaru dealer, Frankfort Chevy dealer, Frankfort Mazda dealer, Frankfort Mitsubishi dealer, Frankfort Kia dealer, Frankfort Subaru dealer, New Lenox Chevy dealer, New Lenox Mazda dealer, New Lenox Mitsubishi dealer, New Lenox Kia dealer, New Lenox Subaru dealer, Lockport Chevy dealer, Lockport Mazda dealer, Lockport Mitsubishi dealer, Lockport Kia dealer, Lockport Subaru dealer, Crest Hill Chevy dealer, Crest Hill Mazda dealer, Crest Hill Mitsubishi dealer, Crest Hill Kia dealer, Crest Hill Subaru dealer, Orland Park Chevy dealer, Orland Park Mazda dealer, Orland Park Mitsubishi dealer, Orland Park Kia dealer, Orland Park Subaru dealer, Naperville Chevy dealer, Naperville Mazda dealer, Naperville Mitsubishi dealer, Naperville Kia dealer, Naperville Subaru dealer, Minooka Chevy dealer, Minooka Mazda dealer, Minooka Mitsubishi dealer, Minooka Kia dealer, and Minooka Subaru dealer.

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