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2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2022 Subaru Forester

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2021 Subaru Forester
2021 MAZDA CX-5

vs.

2022 Subaru Forester
Skyactiv®-G 2.5L 4-Cylinder

Base Engine

2.5L SUBARU BOXER® 4-Cylinder
187 hp

Horsepower

182 hp
i-Activ AWD®

Drivetrain

AWD
2,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds
5

Seating Capacity

5

 

Are you in the market for a new SUV crossover for your Hamden commute? When New Haven drivers compare the Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Forester, they see that the CX-5 has the edge over the Forester in several categories. The 2021 Mazda CX-5 provides these benefits over its competitors:

  • Comes with all-wheel drive
  • Delivers greater horsepower and has a higher towing capacity 
  • Provides a wider variety of premium interior amenities

Keep reading this Mazda CX-5 vs. Forester comparison, and when you’re ready to experience the Mazda CX-5 in person, contact us.

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Forester: Engines & Performance 

Hamden Mazda knows that you expect your new SUV to deliver a powerful engine performance and be able to tow a small camper or boat on your North Haven adventures. Fortunately, that’s easy for the Mazda CX-5. Compare the Mazda CX-5 vs Forester engine specs below: 

  • 2022 Subaru Forester: 182-hp 2.5L SUBARU BOXER® four-cylinder engine, 1,500-pound towing capacity
  • 2021 MAZDA CX-5: 187-hp Skyactiv®-G 2.5L four-cylinder engine, 2,000- to 3,500-pound towing capacity

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Subaru Forester: Safety and Drivetrain 

All-wheel drive is standard on both models, providing a better grip on slippery Wallingford roads. But the Mazda CX-5 adds these premium safety features to keep you and your passengers safe wherever you go:

  • Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning
  • Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Hill Launch Assist

Plus, the Mazda CX-5 SUV interior includes E911 automatic emergency notification. You’ll have to upgrade to a higher trim level in the Subaru Forester to gain access to this feature as part of STARLINK® Safety and Security system.

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Forester: Premium Features 

In this SUV comparison, you’ll find plenty of lavish conveniences and high-end technologies, but the Mazda CX-5 has a larger 7-inch touchscreen display. Plus, you’ll enjoy these features to keep you connected and entertained wherever you go:

  • Mazda Connect™ Infotainment System
  • SMS text message audio delivery and reply
  • Voice command, and 4-speaker audio system with automatic level control
  • Aha™, Pandora®, and Stitcher™ internet radio integration

Get Behind the Wheel of a New MAZDA CX-5 at Hamden Mazda! 

Are you ready to see the Mazda CX-30 SUV interior in person and go for a test drive around Hamden? If you’ve narrowed this SUV comparison down to the Mazda CX-5, visit us at Hamden Mazda. Check out our new vehicle specials to see if you can save some money, and contact us to schedule a test drive.

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