2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Ford Escape

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 brings sporty performance and elegant style to the popular crossover segment. Looking at the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs the 2019 Ford Escape looks at how the CX-5 stacks up against an opponent in this competitive class.

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Ford Escape each come equipped with standard four-cylinder engine. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 offers the 2.5-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV®-G engine. This engine produces 187 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. The base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine powering the 2019 Escape checks in at 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. 2019 Mazda CX-5 models can be equipped with the i-ACTIV AWD® system.

2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Ford Escape

187 Horsepower, 186 Pound-Feet Torque

Base Engine Performance 168 Horsepower, 170 Pound-Feet Torque

250 Horsepower, 310 Pound-Feet Torque

Max Engine Performance 245 Horsepower, 275 Pound-Feet Torque
Yes Diesel Engine No
5 Trim Levels 4

2019 Mazda CX-5 Options and Features

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 gives car shoppers multiple options to choose from. The crossover offers three total engine options, including the 2.2-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV®-D diesel engine. A diesel engine is not offered on the 2019 Ford Escape. In addition to the three engine options, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is available in five trim levels. 2019 Escape models are only offered in four trim levels.

A variety of features and technology systems are offered on the 2019 Mazda CX-5’s five trim levels. To keep drivers and passengers connected, the CX-5 offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Multiple driver assistance and safety features are also available on the 2019 Mazda CX-5. The crossover can be equipped with the 360° View Monitor, Active Driving Display with Traffic Sign Recognition, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Hill Launch Assist, Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go function and Smart City Brake Support.

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