2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Hyundai Tucson

2019 Mazda CX-5 next to a 2019 Hyundai Tucson

If you’re in the market for a new compact crossover SUV that can offer you the versatility you need every day, you’ll quickly learn that you have many vehicles to choose from in the incredibly popular and very competitive automotive segment. With their roomy interiors that provide comfortable seating and plenty of cargo space, it’s easy to understand why they are such a popular choice for a new car. Two of the top picks this year are the Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Tucson. Which one is right for you? This side-by-side comparison of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Hyundai Tucson will help you choose by offering you the information needed to make an informed buying decision.

Both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Hyundai Tucson have many similarities and many differences so, knowing more about them is the key to choosing the one that best fits your specific driving needs. Keep reading to learn which new compact crossover SUV is the right fit for you.

2019 Mazda CX-5 


2019 Hyundai Tucson 

$24,350  MSRP $23,350 
2.5 -liter I4  Engine 2.0-liter I4 
187 hp  Horsepower 161 hp 
25 City/31 Hwy/28 Combined  Fuel Economy Rating  23 City/30 Hwy/26 Combined 

2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Hyundai Tucson Comparison

One of the first things you’ll notice about the new 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Hyundai Tucson is that they each have a very similar starting price. The second thing you’ll notice is the standard engine specifications and fuel economy rating of each crossover SUV. With the new 2019 Mazda CX-5 having a larger and more powerful engine as well as a higher fuel economy rating on both the highway and in the city than the 2019 Hyundai Tucson, the Mazda crossover takes an early lead over the Hyundai. If it’s style and performance you are looking for in a new compact crossover, the SKYACTIV® engine technology and KODO Soul of Motion exterior design cues of the new 2019 Mazda CX-5 make is a perfect choice.

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