2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Chevy Equinox

2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Chevy Equinox

The Mazda CX-5 has consistently been the best-selling Mazda model for the year of 2018 in the USA. The Chevy Equinox doesn’t quite have the same achievement but is very close as the second highest selling Chevy model in the US for 2018, lagging only behind the Silverado in terms of total sales numbers. Obviously incredibly popular within their respective brands, how do these midsize SUVs compare to one another?

Often, Mazda is compared against other Japanese automotive makers, such as Honda and Toyota. This is understandable, as they are direct competition for both regional and global sales and are therefore constant rivals with similar models and builds constantly trying to one-up the other. However, as we’ll see today, the 2019 Chevy Equinox too is an incredible match against the 2019 Mazda CX-5. It’s the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs the 2019 Chevy Equinox!

2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Chevy Equinox

2.5L Inline 4 Baseline Engine 1.5L Turbo Inline 4
187 hp / 186 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 170 hp / 203 lb-ft
6-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
28 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 28 MPG

2019 Mazda CX-5 Rochester, NY

As we said, this is a balanced match. The 2019 Chevy Equinox has a smaller, turbocharged engine when compared to the 2019 Mazda CX-5, but only comes up with a tie in terms of fuel economy and with less horsepower and more torque. Both models also have the same standard transmission, seating capacity, and very similar cargo capacities. So, how can we determine which vehicle is the superior model?

To answer that question, we’d best look at features to compare these midsize SUVs. It’s here where we find a steep drop off from the 2019 Equinox. While the 2019 Chevy Equinox does have many convenience and safety features available, the majority of them are locked off at higher trim levels. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 has more technology and features both at its baseline trim and its highest trim level, such as:

  • Predictive i-ACTIV AWD®
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • High Beam Control
  • Rearview Camera
  • Caturra Brown Nappa Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • LED Headlight, Taillights, DRL, and Fog Lights
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Mazda Navigation System
  • Aha™ Internet Radio Integration
  • Genuine Layered Wood Trimming
  • And More!

For more information on the 2019 Mazda CX-5, please feel free to contact us. You can browse our online inventory to select a model that interests you and schedule a test drive with ease. The staff of Marketplace Mazda can be reached online, by phone, or in person. The Marketplace Mazda dealership is located in Rochester, New York within Monroe County.