Automakers go head-to-head across the board all the time, which makes the car buying process complicated. Boucher Mazda of Racine aims to help simplify that process for crossover SUV buyers. The Hyundai Tucson is in the same class as the Mazda CX-5, putting them in direct competition. You want to go into the buying process with your eyes open, so let’s look at the 2022 Mazda CX-5 vs 2022 Hyundai Tucson in Racine WI.
Short of a test drive, the best way to compare two vehicles is to see their stats side by side. Check out the 2022 Mazda CX-5 vs 2022 Hyundai Tucson in Racine WI below. Specs are from the base level trim for each.
Feature / Spec
2022 Mazda CX-5
2022 Hyundai TUCSON SE
Standard Engine / Drive
SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 / i-ACTIV AWD®
Inline 4-cylinder / FWD
SKYACTIV®-Drive21 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift and Sport mode
8-speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC®
Fuel Economy City / Hwy in MPG
24 / 30
26 / 33
Mazda’s i-Activsense® safety technology
Some standard advanced features like Forward Collision Avoidance
10.25" full-color display
10.25-inch touchscreen navigation & traffic flow including incident data via HD Radio™ (HERE)
Max Storage in Cubic Feet
These vehicles are clearly intended to go up squarely against each other. The Hyundai Tucson leads with max cargo space, transmission, and fuel economy. Where Mazda really stands out is with standard AWD, and a standard suite of advanced safety features. These features are worth thousands of dollars each. We feel that these two features help put the 2022 Mazda CX-5 far above the Hyundai Tucson in terms of value.