2016 Mazda CX-5 vs 2016 Ford Escape
2016 Mazda CX-5 2016 Ford Escape
$21,795 Starting MSRP $22,960
Up to 35 highway MPG Fuel economy Up to 32 highway MPG
39.3 inches Rear leg room 37.3 inches
Mazda Connect Available infotainment SYNC 3

2016 Mazda CX-5 vs 2016 Ford Escape

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When comparing the 2016 Mazda CX-5 to the 2016 Ford Escape, it is clear that both small SUV's have several exciting features to offer car shoppers. Each vehicle brings unique elements to the table, while they also share some similar components. In the end, one outdoes the other and stands apart from the rest in its class. 

While both the Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape offer drivers multiple engine options, the CX-5 allows for up to an EPA-estimated 35 MPG on the highway, just outshining the Escape's 32 highway MPG. Both vehicles are well-equipped with the latest transmission technology and available all-wheel drive. Mazda's Skyactiv Technology has redefined the CX-5's efficiency and performance outcomes to reduce emissions, while Ford utilizes available EcoBoost engines so the Escape can make great use of every ounce of fuel. The CX-5 and Escape both comfortably seat five passengers, but the Mazda CX-5 provides two more inches of rear leg room to further improve rider comfort. Each vehicle offers the latest technologies with their respective infotainment systems--Mazda Connect for the CX-5 and SYNC 3 for the Escape. Drivers can enjoy all these excellent features and more in the 2016 Mazda CX-5 at a lower starting price than the Escape. 

2016 Mazda CX-5 Alexandria MN

Although each vehicle provides drivers with exclusive features, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 puts up a great fight and outperforms the 2016 Ford Escape in multiple categories. The CX-5 offers eight eye-catching exterior colors that compliment the vehicle's KODO "Soul of Motion" exterior design. The curving lines were specifically sculpted to cheat the wind and take the path of least resistance. Inside the new Mazda CX-5, riders can enjoy the drive comfortably and easily fit their cargo and gear, too. With multiple configuration options, drivers can customize the interior to meet their changing needs. The 2016 CX-5 was chosen as a 2015 Top Safety Pick Plus by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), so it's no surprise the Mazda SUV offers excellent safety features, such as Smart Brake Support, Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and more. 

Those interested in more information about the 2016 Mazda CX-5 and how it adds up to other vehicles in its class can contact the professionals at Alexandria Motors.

2016 Mazda CX-5 Alexandria MN