There are many vehicles that have become part of what we drive as families. the mid-sized sedan is one of the most popular but with the increased growth of the crossover SUV segment of the world these vehicles have become more popular than ever and are now what we turn to more often for the family drive we want to have on the road. With these vehicles on the road, there are a few that you will want to compare when you’re looking for the right crossover SUV for your family to enjoy out on the road.
The two we’re looking at today are the Mazda CX-5 and the Toyota RAV4 which have become two of the most popular models on the market; take a look:
This SUV has been refreshed for the lineup and it gives us more of what we want to have on the road. The CX-5 offers you a swept back design along with sleek lighting elements up in the front of the vehicle to make it feel more upscale. On the inside, the CX-5 is one that looks and feels more like a premium vehicle along with the two tone leather upholstery that you can choose to have on your CX-5.
Under the hood of this beauty is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that provides 187 horsepower and 185 lb.-ft. of torque that is pushed to all four wheels to give you the controlled and effortless drive you want to enjoy on the road. This SUV is capable of pulling as much as 2,000 pounds behind it. For the versatility, this SUV offers you seats that fold flat and make it easy for you to have the cargo space you’re looking for, especially when you need to take items home with you from the hardware store.
This SUV is more practical and offers you more of what you’re familiar with when it comes to the look and feel of the vehicle. The RAV4 offers you the power from the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that is attached to a six-speed automatic transmission to give you 176 horsepower and 172 lb.-ft. of torque. This SUV offers you 1,500 pounds of towing to give you the ability to take some fun items with you wherever you need to go. The fuel mileage comparison between the two vehicles is basically negligible, making for an easy way to have what you want on the road.
On the inside of the familiar RAV4, you will have the choice of leather as well while also giving you some of the qualities you want to enjoy inside such as the leather upholstery you can have on the higher trims and the soft touches you want. This SUV brings you the infotainment system that makes it easy to enjoy and love on the road with the connectivity you’ve been looking for and the ability to have the driver’s information you want to enjoy out on the road when you’re driving.
As you look to choose which of these two models is the right one for you to enjoy on the road depends on what you want to enjoy on the road. The Mazda brings you a great new look a head up display, offers an engaging drive and comes in at the lower price to make it an easy drive. The RAV4, on the other hand, offers you more cargo space while giving you a cool 3D 360 camera that you can enjoy while bringing you easy to use technology inside to give you more of what you want on the road. Which one of these is the right one for you to enjoy driving; the choice is yours and these can both be right for you on the road.