2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson: What’s the Difference?

2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson: What’s the Difference?

Comparing the 2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson

Red 2022 Mazda CX-5 and Blue Hyundai Tucson

CAPACITY

Seating

Doors

ENGINE

Liters/Type

Horsepower (hp)

Torque (lb-ft)

TRANSMISSION

Type

DRIVETRAIN

Type

FUEL CONSUMPTION

Estimated Fuel Economy (city / hwy)

STARTING MSRP

Price (USD)

Mazda CX-5 Signature

Mazda CX-5 Signature

CAPACITY

5 Adults

4 Doors

ENGINE

2.5L TurboCharged I-4 Gas

250 hp @ 5000 rpm

320 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm

TRANSMISSION

6-Speed Automatic

DRIVETRAIN

All Wheel Drive

FUEL CONSUMPTION

22/27

STARTING MSRP

$38,000(est)

Hyundai Tucson Signature

Hyundai Tucson Signature

CAPACITY

5 Adults

4 Doors

ENGINE

2.5L Regular Unleaded I-4

187 hp @ 6100 rpm

178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm

TRANSMISSION

8-Speed Automatic

DRIVETRAIN

All Wheel Drive

FUEL CONSUMPTION

24/29

STARTING MSRP

$36,350

2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson: Which Should You Buy?

If you’re considering a compact SUV for your Tampa driving needs, you will be spoilt for choice, as there are several vehicles that appeal to all ages, including the Mazda CX-5, Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe, Hyundai Tucson, etc. However, despite the various options available, the Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Tucson often draw comparisons among shoppers due to their shared similarities and competitive pricing.

With that in mind, this comparison guide takes a look at the 2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson to enable you to see how they stack up head to head. Alternatively, you may visit us at Westshore Mazda, Tampa, FL, to explore the 2022 Mazda CX-5 in person. If you are shopping with us for the first time, you can also take advantage of our first time buyers program and enjoy special offers and convenient financing on our new Mazda vehicles.

2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson: Performance

Mazda CX-5: The 2022 Mazda CX-5 features a choice of engines designed to ensure driving excitement due to its remarkable precision and pinpoint transition. Drivers get to savor this driving experience thanks to a standard 2.5-liter inline-4 that generates 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. In addition to the standard engine, there’s a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 that ups output to 227 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque.

On top of their incredible performance, these engines are efficient, with the standard powertrain delivering an EPA-rated fuel economy of 24 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. Models equipped with the turbo engine gain 22 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. All-wheel-drive is standard throughout the CX-5 range, as is a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Hyundai Tucson: The 2022 Hyundai Tucson is fitted as standard with a 2.5-liter inline-4 with 187 horsepower, 182 lb-ft of torque and offers shoppers a choice of front-wheel drive and all-wheel-drivetrain options. An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard across the Hyundai Tucson lineup.

2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson:l Style & Comfort Features

CX-5: The 2022 Mazda CX-5 has a universal appeal, thanks to its redesigned front grille, harmonious shapes, and elegant proportions. It comes with 17-inch alloy wheels, rain-sensing windshield wipers, LED headlights, matching body-colored lower bumper and wheel arches, as well as keyless entry and ignition.

Inside, the Hyundai Tucson offers an upscale, comfortable interior. It has a leather-wrapped steering wheel, push-button start, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, leather upholstery, auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable passenger seat, and lots more.

Tucson: The 2022 Hyundai Tucson comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels and LED headlights. The interior of the new Tucson features available heated front seats, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, dual-zone climate control, and leather seating surfaces.

2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson Comparison: Tech

CX-5: The 2022 Mazda CX-5 offers an advanced voice-controllable infotainment system with a 10.25-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, a Wi-Fi hot spot, Mazda Connected Services, Bluetooth, HD radio, two USB ports, and a four-speaker stereo.

High CX-5 trims offer satellite radio, a navigation system, two rear USB ports, a six-speaker stereo, and a 10-speaker Bose sound system.

Tucson: The 2022 Hyundai Tucson offers a standard 8-inch touch screen, two USB ports, Bluetooth, HD radio, wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, as well as a six-speaker stereo.

2022 Mazda CX-5 interior

2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson: Safety Features

CX-5: The 2022 CX-5 features the latest Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE® suite of safety features to support safe driving. These systems include forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, forward automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, pedestrian detection, and rear cross-traffic alert.

Other safety features in the 2022 CX-5 include lane keep assist, automatic high-beam headlights, blind-spot monitoring, driver attentiveness monitoring, front and rear parking sensors, reverse automatic emergency braking, rearview camera, etc.

Tucson: The Hyundai Tucson is equally adept with regard to safety. It comes with a rearview camera, forward collision warning, forward automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, automatic high-beam headlights, driver drowsiness monitoring, etc.

Verdict: Both vehicles are equipped identically to each other in most areas. However, the Mazda CX-5 edges it for its engaging handling and more refined interior.

Learn More About the 2022 Mazda CX-5 at Westshore Mazda

Wish to learn more about the 2022 Mazda CX-5 and why you should buy from Westshore Mazda? Feel free to visit our physical location at Westshore Mazda, Tampa, FL, where our knowledgeable staff will be happy to help with whatever you need.