2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 Ford Escape | Hurst, TX

2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Ford Escape 

The crossover SUV segment is one of the most popular segments in today's market, and there are a lot of models to choose from. Discover whether the 2019 Mazda CX-5 or the 2019 Ford Escape is the better buy when it comes to design, performance, and features.


The 2019 Mazda CX-5 comes standard with advanced driver-assist technologies including Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Smart City Brake Support, plus tools like Brake Assist, Hill Launch Assist, and Dynamic Stability Control. The Ford Escape also offers some driver-assist tools like blind spot monitoring. However, these tools are available only on higher trims of the Ford Escape, and for an extra charge.


Each 2019 Mazda CX-5 is powered by an advanced SKYACTIV® engine. The Grand Touring Reserve and Signature trims are equipped with the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T, which delivers the perfect balance of efficiency and power. It puts forth 250 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. The Ford Escape is less energetic, yielding a maximum horsepower of 245. The Ford also offers a lower standard horsepower rating of 168.

Fuel Efficiency

One reason to opt for a compact SUV rather than a larger one is fuel efficiency. If you want the most fuel economy, go with the Mazda. The 2019 Ford Escape can deliver up to 29 mpg on the highway. By contrast, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 yields 31 mpg on the highway.*


When it comes to convenient features, the 2019 Ford Escape tries to meet passenger needs with amenities like 60/40 split-folding rear seats and a standard rearview camera. However, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 has similar features and more. It boasts 40/20/40 split one-touch fold-down rear seats and a rear-view camera, plus a keyless-access system, a power trunk release, and an auxiliary port. The Mazda CX-5 also boasts luxurious touches such as a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear shifter for a refined vibe.

Experience the distinct advantages of the 2019 CX-5 when you stop by Hiley Mazda of Hurst.

*Up to an EPA-estimated 25 city/31 highway MPG for 2019 Mazda CX-5 FWD models. AWD models with SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L naturally aspirated engine, 24 city/30 highway MPG. Actual results will vary.


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