There seem to be a stream of never-ending new SUV car models. That’s when the classic pair of the compact SUV 2016 Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Tucson comes in. But which one’s better? Let’s take a quick look at some of the outstanding features that each provides to decide on your dream car.
Interiors and Tech: Both the cars have plush interiors. While Hyundai is more luxurious and refined with a new infotainment setup, Mazda has better switchgear and interesting finishes. Equipped with a giant panoramic sunroof, heated steering wheel and heated front and back seats Hyundai is every driver’s dream. On a similar note, Mazda has blind spot monitoring, heated front seats and adaptive cruise control & lane departure warning.
Engine Power and Price: The Hyundai Tucson comes with a 175-horsepower 1.6-liter turbocharged engine while the Mazda CX-5 is powered with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine with 184 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque.
Drive and Performance: Mazda has often been termed as a sport car. It’s athletic handling and responsive steering wheel is perfect to give you a kick if you enjoy driving for fun. The Tucson offers a relaxed and an inaudible ride. It’s composed handling and the seven-speed automatic transmission gives it a smooth ride.
Concluding Decree: If you prefer athletic crossovers that can generate some fun behind the wheels, then Mazda CX-5 is a definite choice. On the other hand, if you judge your car by its looks and style, then the new Hyundai Tucson fits your bill. Whatever you decide to buy, do take a look at our specs before you shell out the big buck!