2017 Toyota Rav4 vs 2017 Mazda CX-5

As the sun creeps through the bedroom blinds, you try to ignore it and soak up the last few minutes of sleep before the alarm goes off. Pressing the snooze button for what feels like the hundredth time, you lay the pillow over your face to block out the annoying sun and ponder installing heavy curtains until your alarm resumes and you are forced from your cozy bed. You don’t dread leaving your bed because of work or because of life’s everyday stresses, but because you have to take your “rust” colored ’96 Explorer to work every morning. Send the old Ford packing and upgrade to a 2017 SUV, you deserve it. Check out two of the most efficient and versatile SUV’s on the market, the 2017 Toyota Rav4 and the 2017 Mazda CX-5.

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2017 Toyota Rav4 Versus 2017 Mazda CX-5
2.5L 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder
6-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
73.4 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume 59.6 Cubic Feet
5 Passengers Seating 5 Passengers

The graph above shows the similar drivetrains of the 2017 Toyota Rav4 and the 2017 Mazda CX-5, the notable stat is the Rav4’s vastly superior cargo volume.

Versatility & Efficiency

Both the 2017 Toyota Rav4 and the 2017 Mazda CX-5 offer a variety of trim options and make All-Wheel Drive available on all trim levels. With its 60/40 split rear fold down seats that create interior seating and hauling versatility and its 1,500-pound towing capacity, the 2017 Toyota Rav4 makes sure nothing and nobody gets left behind. Maneuvering the 1,500 pounds behind the 2017 Toyota Rav4 is made easy with the standard backup camera that gets displayed onto the center-mounter 6.1” touchscreen. The color touchscreen also connects you with the Entune™ multimedia bundle with iPod® connectivity and Bluetooth® wireless technology, keeping navigation, messaging, and all your favorite apps within reach. Nothing is out of reach with the 2017 Toyota Rav4’s driver-centric cockpit with steering wheel mounted controls that let you scan the radio while your eyes stay on the road. With everything at your fingertips, you will never want the drive to end and with the 2017 Toyota Rav4’s efficient 4-cylinder engine it will feel like an eternity between fill-ups. Even when utilizing the AWD of the 2017 Toyota Rav4 it maintains 28 MPG on the highway and 22 MPG while city driving, so you can keep on driving right past that gas station, unless you need a Slurpee of course. Now that you decided to ditch the Ford and dive into the 2017 Toyota Rav4, don’t hesitate and schedule a test drive at Hesser Toyota today.

Drivers cockpit of the 2017 Toyota Rav4
Front passenger seats of the 2017 Toyota Rav4
Center touchscreen of the 2017 Toyota Rav4
Looking out the moonroof of the 2017 Toyota Rav4