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Comparing the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs the 2019 Toyota RAV4

When it comes to searching for an automobile, there are many decisions you'll need to make. First of all, you'll want to figure out if you desire a car, truck, van, or SUV. For those of you seeking a bit of space, there's no doubt you'll consider an SUV as your vehicle of choice. If you've spent weeks or months narrowing down your car search and it has led you to two choices, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Toyota RAV4, you're in luck! Our dealership is here to help.

At Berglund Mazda, we want to first and foremost be a dealership that provides quality customer service and helps you find the automobile of your dreams. In a way, dealerships play matchmaker, always trying to find drivers the automobile that's right for them. So, if you're trying to decide between the 2019 CX-5 and the 2019 RAV4, we've got all the information you need to know.

Below, we've taken a more in-depth look at the CX-5 and the RAV4. Keep reading to learn more!

The 2019 Mazda CX-5

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 is available in five separate trim levels: Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature.

The base Sport provides a 7-inch touchscreen, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, LED headlights, 17-inch wheels, blind-spot monitoring, a four-speaker sound system, and more.

The Touring trim comes with keyless entry, Android AutoTM, Apple CarPlayTM, simulated-leather upholstery, and automatic headlights.

The Grand Touring gains leather upholstery, satellite radio, a navigation system, 19-inch wheels, LED fog lights, and more.

The Grand Touring Reserve offers ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and a windshield wiper de-icer.

The top trim, the Signature receives premium leather upholstery, front and rear parking sensors, wood trim accents, a surround-view camera, and ambient interior lighting.

When it comes to engine options for the CX-5, you receive a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque. This engine is available with the Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim levels. The same engine is offered with the Grand Touring Reserve and the Signature trim levels. However, when you choose one of these trims, the engine gives you extra power with 227 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive comes standard.

 
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The 2019 Toyota RAV4

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 also offers five distinct trim levels: LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure, and Limited.

The base LE trim provides Toyota Safety SenseTM 2.0, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, LED headlights, Apple CarPlayTM, a 7-inch touchscreen, a rear privacy glass, a USB port, 17-inch steel wheels, a rearview camera, and more.

The XLE receives keyless entry, blind-spot monitoring, heated mirrors, rear cross-traffic alert, dual-zone automatic climate control, fog lights, push-button start, and a sunroof.

The XLE Premium comes with power-adjustable driver's seat, a power liftgate, and simulated leather upholstery.

The Adventure gains 19-inch alloy wheels, taller roof rails, extra towing capacity, all-weather floor mats, and fender flares.

The top trim, the Limited, adds the Toyota navigation system, an 8-inch touchscreen, and an auto-dimming mirror.

As far as the engine of the Toyota RAV4 is concerned, all trim levels come with one option: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes mated with an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. However, if you choose the Adventure trim level, you receive all-wheel drive.

How Can You Choose?

Now that you know a bit about what both the Mazda CX-5 and the Toyota RAV4 have to offer, it's time to decide between the two. Both of these SUVs come with a variety of amenities, offer five unique trim levels, and much more. However, if you're looking for more power, you should consider the 2019 CX-5. With the CX-5, you gain extra power options for your engine compared to the RAV4. This is just one of the reasons why we recommend that you choose the 2019 Mazda CX-5!

 
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Find the 2019 Mazda CX-5

At Berglund Mazda, you can find the Mazda CX-5 and many other vehicles in our extensive inventory. To truly get more familiar with all the 2019 Mazda CX-5 brings to the table, you'll want to see it for yourself in person and take a test drive. You can do this and more when you come see us.

In addition to this, Berglund Mazda provides competitive prices and special offers you can take advantage of. Not only can you take the CX-5 for a spin, our team members will be happy to fill you in on our amazing deals and more. Stop by and see us today! Find us at 834 E. Main Street, Salem, VA 24153. We look forward to seeing you soon!