2017 Mazda CX-5 vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson

In recent years, midsize crossovers have grown in popularity due to their practicality and efficient yet powerful engines. Not to mention, the current offering of crossovers includes a several high-tech features aimed at improving convenience, safety, comfort, and entertainment on the road. The Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Tucson stand out as two of the most affordable and well-equipped options out there.

If you are interested in learning how the 2017 Mazda CX-5 and 2017 Hyundai Tucson stack up against one another, feel free to utilize the comparison below to see key differences and similarities between the two models.

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2017 Mazda CX-5 Sport VS 2017 Hyundai Tucson SE
24 city / 31 highway Fuel Economy (mpg) 23 city / 30 highway
187-horsepower, 2.5L I-4 Base Engine 164-horsepower, 2.0L I-4
LED Headlights Halogen
Available Navigation System Only available on higher trims


Under the hood, the Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Tucson are equipped with 2.5-liter and 2.0-liter I-4 engines, respectively. With a larger engine, the Mazda CX-5 is able to deliver more horsepower than the Tucson as well as a larger towing capacity at 2,000 lbs, compared to the Tucson's 1,000-lb towing capacity. Additionally, the Mazda crossover is able to achieve slightly better fuel economy than the Hyundai Tucson. Both vehicles come standard with 17-inch silver aluminum wheels, Bluetooth® wireless connectivity, and an auxiliary audio port. The 2017 Mazda CX-5 also comes with LED headlights, daytime running lights, voice recognition, and an available navigation system.

2017 Mazda CX-5 Portsmouth NH

Although the Hyundai Tucson is an impressive crossover and a worthy competitor, the Mazda CX-5 stands out in multiple categories. In addition to the elements mentioned above, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 has so much more to offer. Drivers can choose from four unique trim levels—Sport, Touring, Grand Select, and Grand Touring—depending on their needs and desires. Available features include a rearview camera, dual-zone automatic climate control, Smart City Brake Support, power sliding-glass moonroof, heated front seats, and much more.

When you are ready to experience the 2017 Mazda CX-5 in Portsmouth, NH, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Seacoast Mazda.

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