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2023 MAZDA CX-50 vs. 2023 MAZDA CX-5

2023 Mazda CX-50 vs. 2022 Mazda CX-5
2023 MAZDA CX-50

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2023 MAZDA CX-5
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Available Packages

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SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 4-Cylinder

Engine

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 4-Cylinder
SKYACTIV®-Drive 6 speed automatic

Transmission

SKYACTIV®-Drive 6 speed automatic
24 MPG city / 30 MPG hwy

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

24 MPG city / 30 MPG hwy
3,500 pounds

Maximum Towing Power

2,000 pounds

Have your heart set on a Mazda crossover SUV, but don’t know if you should choose the 2023 Mazda CX-5 or the Mazda CX-50? The Mazda CX-5 has been a top contender year after year for being a reliable, affordable vehicle. On the other hand, the first-ever 2023 Mazda CX-50 is new to the lineup, offering an option more geared towards outdoor lovers. Denton Mazda has put together what we’ve found in our research that will help you decide between the Mazda CX-50 and Mazda CX-5 in Corinth!

MAZDA CX-50 vs. MAZDA CX-5: Performance Specs

Looking at the Mazda CX-5 vs. Mazda CX-50 performance, their specs are almost identical as both models are equipped with the same engine and transmission. They also come with AWD and off-road driving modes. However, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 does have a slightly more advanced off-road mode and six inches of additional ground clearance. It also edges the Mazda CX-5 with a slightly heavier maxed-out towing capacity, which will come in handy when you need to haul a small boat or kayak to your outdoor adventure near Lewisville. See the specs for Mazda CX-50 vs. Mazda CX-5 here:

2023 Mazda CX-50 Performance Specs

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 4-Cylinder Engine
  • SKYACTIV®-Drive 6 speed automatic transmission
  • 186 lb-ft of torque (Up to 320 lb-ft of torque with 93 octane unleaded fuel)
  • 187 hp (Up to 256 hp with 93 octane unleaded fuel)
  • 3,500 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • 24 MPG city / 30 MPG hwy

2023 Mazda CX-5 Performance Specs

  • SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 4-Cylinder Engine
  • SKYACTIV®-Drive 6 speed automatic transmission
  • 186 lb-ft of torque
  • 187 hp
  • 2,000 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • 24 MPG city / 30 MPG hwy

MAZDA CX 50 vs. MAZDA CX 5: Interior Space & Features

While the Mazda CX-5 is smaller than the Mazda CX-50, it actually has more interior space for passengers than the Mazda CX-50. Specifically, you will find additional front and rear hip and shoulder room inside the Mazda CX-5. Mazda CX-5 may have the upper hand in passenger space, but the Mazda CX-50 shines by having more cargo volume with the rear seats up. This will be a selling point for you if you consistently have passengers in the back, but you still want to savor every cubic foot of cargo volume there possibly is! Here are the dimensions:

Mazda CX-50 Interior Dimensions and Capacities

  • Front/rear headroom: 39.1/38.6 inches
  • Front/rear shoulder room: 55.9/53.6 inches
  • Front/rear hip room: 53.6/52.1 inches
  • Front/rear legroom: 41.7/39.8 inches
  • Cargo volume backseat up/down: 31.4/56.3 cubic feet

Mazda CX-5 Interior Dimensions and Capacities

  • Front/rear headroom: 39.7/39 inches
  • Front/rear shoulder room: 57.1/54.8 inches
  • Front/rear hip room: 55.2/55.3 inches
  • Front/rear legroom: 41.0/39.6 inches
  • Cargo volume backseat up/down: 29.1/58.1 cubic feet

Denton Mazda Has All the MAZDA Crossover SUVs!

So is the Mazda CX-50 or the Mazda CX-5 more of your cup of tea? Whichever you decided on, feel free to swing by our Denton showroom for a test drive! If you’re still on the fence, tell us a bit more about your lifestyle in Plano and we can offer more information.

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