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In the very competitive compact SUV segment, the #ToyotaRAV4 has always been the king of sales but the previous generation always suffered from being the Camry of SUV's with the boring design and driving dynamics. The #MazdaCX5 has always been the choice for enthusiast drivers and we brought together the #Mazda #CX5 Signature and #Toyota #RAV4 Adventure to find out which one of these small SUV's is the better option.

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    • AbdulGafoor Khan
      AbdulGafoor Khan

      The Mazda looks way better than Toyota vacuum cleaner πŸ˜‚ sorry I mean Rav4. The only 2 things Mazda needs is backlifting to make it more aggressive look and definitely they change that small LED screen. Overall Mazda is way better than Rav 4.

      about 1 day ago
    • Bobby Woods
      Bobby Woods

      I checked out everything but the Subaru. Looks from most recent comments I'm a loner on this, but the Mazda was just too small and the driving dynamics just weren't enough to sway me. I was really surprised how clearly that stood out. I do like Mazdas, I've had two. That said, the RAV transmission was a pill in the beginning until they smoothed out the coast and lurch with an update.

      about 2 days ago
    • art tuangco
      art tuangco

      We own a 2019 Mazda CX-5 Exclusive mode (Signature) diesel in Japan. 190 bhp 450 nm of torque. What can I say. This is the best crossover in the segment! Thanks Redline for this review!

      about 3 days ago
    • Australian Turk
      Australian Turk

      I been looking at Rav4 2019 and been looking at all the reviews online, so friend of mine came over and said , lets go to Toyota dealership and test drive, he said, drive my car to there, it was cx5, so I drove us and parked and got in to Rav4 , i was so dissapointed , felt so let down when I saw the interior and then the price of the car. Its like getting off a horse and getting on to a donkey. 2 hours later, I ended up buying CX5 2019.

      about 3 days ago
    • Acurawilly 98
      Acurawilly 98

      This dude just Loves Mazda 🀣

      about 3 days ago
    • Anonymous User
      Anonymous User

      Mazdas are rustbuckets

      about 4 days ago
    • k9 Majeza
      k9 Majeza

      My family and I own a Mazda cx-5 so you'll know my vote

      about 4 days ago
    • Lucky You
      Lucky You

      Mazda 100%

      about 4 days ago
    • David Ilijevski
      David Ilijevski

      They just need to put the 3.5 in the rav4

      about 4 days ago
    • CRUZ Fmly
      CRUZ Fmly

      Had a 2007 Toyota Matrix over 420k mi. Loved it!!
      I now own 2018 Mazda Cx5 Touring, LOVE IT!! Reminds me of the Matrix, but faster and a safer feel!

      about 5 days ago
    • Mojo Risin
      Mojo Risin

      Toyota did a fine job with the interior and exterior but dropped the ball on the lackluster buzzy sounding 4 cylinder. They should have turbo charged it or offer a V6. It will interesting to see if they do in the future. The Mazda looks nice but that sticked on tablet looking on the dash is hedious but I think they all look that way. I'm not sure why they are not integrating them into the dash for a more classier look and finish. Toyota sort of does it and it looks better but still tacky in my opinion. And I'd love to see crossovers starting to do what Ford and Dodge offer RWD bias platforms. Especially if they are AWD. Easier maintenance and better built powertrains especially the transmission hence why trucks and sports cars are that way among other reasons. Especially towing. But they last and are generally more reliable kudos to BMW and Mercedes as most of their vehicles are RWD bias. It may make sense if it's 2wd but if it's AWD anyways that's a far superior set up those manufacturers agree.

      about 11 days ago
    • Obed Diaz
      Obed Diaz

      If you pause at 7:57 you will see Sofyan attempt to caress the RAV4

      about 11 days ago
    • Feed The Nation
      Feed The Nation

      Do your homework and find a CPO Highlander, RX 350, MDX, Pilot, or Sequoia with 10k miles for the same price.
      You will not regret it. I like the CRV and Rav 4 but after I am done putting options on them they are like 40k new. The Limited and Touring models are like 35k and 37k before ttt. The Mazda CX5 grand touring turbo is like 39k plus ttt. I just wish they would put 300hp in the CRV, Rav4, or CX5. Mazda did good with the Turbo and the suspension is marvelous. Crv is the best buy in the compact SUV class though. Very nice quality and ride. The RX 350 is best in Luxury sub compact. The Volvo xc90 hit it out of the park with styling though and the Uris changed the ballgame but I digress.

      2014 Lexus IS350
      2016 Lexus RX350
      1987 Porsche 944 Turbo
      1970 BMW 2002 S54 swap
      2006 Yamaha R6

      about 11 days ago
    • Red Planet
      Red Planet

      Add a new Outback to the fight.

      about 12 days ago
    • Jacquline channel
      Jacquline channel

      I hate toyota

      about 12 days ago
    • coffeeguy
      coffeeguy

      toyoya is ugly as always

      about 12 days ago
    • Gail Hrobuchak
      Gail Hrobuchak

      I’m sold - fortunate enough to be buying a 2019 CX-5 GT tomorrow.πŸ˜„

      about 12 days ago
    • Slutdash
      Slutdash In reply to Gail Hrobuchak

      So how do u find it so far Gail? Planning on trying one next week :)))

      about 3 days ago
    • Uhrglas Ztg
      Uhrglas Ztg In reply to Gail Hrobuchak

      A lot of fun with this extremely nice car!

      about 6 days ago
    • Chad bad
      Chad bad

      I love toyota vehicles but mazda just looks perfect in that shiny red and the design looks like a luxury car

      about 13 days ago
    • James Choi
      James Choi

      Its crazy how Toyota still makes their interiors look like fisher price toys. Looks like an RCA TV set from the 80s attached to the top with those nasty large chrome plastic buttons. Exterior looks so much better than the last generation though.

      about 13 days ago
    • Steven T
      Steven T

      Seriously how much is Mazda paying you the RAV is far superior and will outlast the Mazda by years!!

      about 15 days ago
    • Steven T
      Steven T In reply to Steven T

      Andy You are correct having said that my Prius in power mode is a beast I have done 75 000 miles in it and have had no issues it just keeps on trucking, I also have a Ford focus which has terrible auto clutch issues, and a Ford Fusion hybrid which is a good car but I prefer the Prius and it gets better mileage. I bought a Corolla for my mother in law and it has been solid for 13 years and have had zero issues it’s just freaky how reliable Toyota cars are can you believe I took a extended warranty on the Prius what a chump!

      about 11 days ago
    • Andy
      Andy In reply to Steven T

      @Steven T I never said they werent, as matter of fact I myself right now own 2 toyotas, 1 camry, 1 rav4, it does all come down to personal preference. I myself wouldnt stick with one car for more than a decade, and i only buy used cars. im also a car mechanic myself, toyota hands down are the cheapest, most reliable and easiest to work with but mazda is more fun to drive, thats all

      about 11 days ago
    • Steven T
      Steven T In reply to Steven T

      You made a assertion that I had not driven a Mazda which was untrue.
      Now you move to describing a turbo.
      Firstly anyone with any car knowledge knows that a turbo is just more parts to go wrong and with a Mazda it will.
      Everyone is entitled to their own opinion but not their own facts.
      The RAV 4 will outlast the Mazda by many years that is a fact.
      Toyota is simply a far more reliable and better quality vehicle in every respect.

      about 11 days ago
    • Andy
      Andy In reply to Steven T

      @Steven T with the Turbo engine? because that's where Mazda's genius design is at, you get no turbo lag and amazing gas economy

      about 12 days ago
    • Steven T
      Steven T In reply to Steven T

      Andy yes I owned a Mazda 3. I have a Prius .
      Toyota is way ahead of all motor manufacturers it’s just a fact!

      about 12 days ago
    • Tpolerex
      Tpolerex

      I’ll grab a top trim Subaru Outback XT for the same money as either, yeah it’s got the CVT but it is responsive and well matched to the turbo engine and feel they have a pretty solid unit now. I really like the Mazda and if I were a bit younger and lived in an area where I would actually be able to frequently be carving the curves it is what I would get but living in a traffic filled urban area a great ride, roominess, comfort, safety and capability with some good power will do us fine. The RAV4’s buzzy engine and problematic transmission with its over-styled looks is a no go for me.

      about 15 days ago
    • InfernoRico
      InfernoRico

      If the Mazda had a 8 speed or even just a 7 speed it would make it better

      about 16 days ago
    • James
      James

      If you want to contribute to global warming & pollution get the CX5. Rav4 hybrid puts out 2/3 carbon emissions and pollutants of CX5.

      Unfortunate most people don't consider this when buying cars πŸ˜”

      As for HP difference - Rav4 hybrid puts out 219hp, CX5 turbo on regular gas puts out a whopping 8hp more πŸ˜‚

      about 16 days ago
    • Angel bluerider
      Angel bluerider

      i bet the Toyota will outlast the mazda in 15yrs with less problems. Toyota is known for reliability

      about 16 days ago
    • Waffle -
      Waffle - In reply to Angel bluerider

      Honestly These new car brands are really pushing the boundaries creating just as good car that can also last and don't breakdown easily. Mazda anyday

      about 4 days ago
    • Jose Hernandez
      Jose Hernandez

      Toyota for sure. Mazda product has been tied to ford for way too long, fixed thousands of them, that’s how bad Mazda was in the past. That reliability will hunt them for years. CX-5 and CX-9 are nice though.

      about 16 days ago
    • El Diablo
      El Diablo

      Toyora has no turbo or diesel. Just a gutless 4 engine. I had a nissan rogue with a weak 4 cylinder. Slow af. Getting into the highway is dangerous..Get the turbo cx5 mazda :)

      about 17 days ago
    • James
      James In reply to El Diablo

      2019 rav4 hybrid takes care of that gutless feel. Plenty of torque and acceleration on the hybrid. Check Sofyans latest rav4 hybrid review. He agrees!

      about 12 days ago
    • va4vi
      va4vi

      Wish there were comparisons of lesser trim lines. If I had $42000 to spend on a car I would hardly be looking at Toyotas or Mazdas. Bought a CX-5 yesterday. Saved about 10% over a RAV4. Mazda offering several rebates whereas Toyota ties their "offers" to using their financing and/or leasing. Also its really hard to get much off the Toyota sticker prices whereas Mazda readily deals with you. Toyotas don't hold their value quite as much as reported... I got more off of MSRP with the Mazda than I would have on the Toyota. When calculating depreciation down the road, MSRP is the only thing they look at - not price actually paid.

      about 19 days ago
    • consolino wgf
      consolino wgf

      Me love Toyota RAV 4 Is top One shit

      about 19 days ago
    • Steve Consley
      Steve Consley

      I knew before I watched that he would pick the Mazda. I'll gladly take the RAV4.

      about 20 days ago
    • Miss July
      Miss July

      Subaru Forester are Outback are better than both.

      about 20 days ago
    • va4vi
      va4vi In reply to Miss July

      Only if you like engine and transmission problems.

      about 19 days ago