2018 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2018 Subaru Forester

If you look around on the roads these days, you will see more crossover SUVs than ever before. The 21st century has been the golden age of crossovers because they are more practical than sedans or trucks and they are becoming increasingly efficient. The Mazda CX-5 embodies both of those traits and it features a ton of modern technology. But what about the competition? In order to determine a vehicle's worth, it should be compared to similar models. Here, we are putting the 2018 Mazda CX-5 up against the 2018 Subaru Forester. These crossovers are almost identically sized and feature similar engine specs, so we thought this would make for a great comparison. For fairness' sake, we are comparing the base trim levels.
2018 Mazda CX-5 Vs. 2018 Subaru Forester
$24,150 Starting MSRP $22,795
187 horsepower, 2.5-liter I4 Engine specifications 170 horsepower, 2.5-liter H4
Standard Blind spot monitoring system Not available
Available Forward collision warning Not available

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Both of these vehicles are comparable when it comes to fuel efficiency as they each average more than 30 highway MPG. The slightly higher starting price of the Mazda CX-5 is more than justified by its added available and standard technologies. MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment, Bose premium audio, SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, and the Mazda Active Driving Display are other features that just can't be found anywhere else. We think that once you test drive the Mazda CX-5, you will fall in love. Come down to Tuttle-Click Mazda and let us be your matchmakers. You can schedule a test drive online or come by and see what openings we have. You can read about this crossover all day long, but wouldn't it be better to see all it has to offer in person? We will go over all leasing, financing, and additional pricing details and answer all of your remaining questions. We hope to see you soon.
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