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Mazda CX-5 vs. Ford Escape - near Campbell River and Nanaimo


 Mazda CX-5 Excels Above Ford Escape

We know you have a lot of options when it comes to choosing an SUV. We also know that with all those options it can be tough to know which SUV is actually best for you. In order to help you choose the right SUV, we will do a comparison of two of the leading compact SUVs on the market: the Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape. In a comparison of the Mazda CX-5 vs.  Ford Escape, it is clear these are both great SUVs that have many similarities, but there are also key differences.

Both the Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape have roomy interiors with seating for 5, as well as plenty of cargo space. The engine of each SUV is powerful enough to handle a wide range of activities whether you are hauling and towing or simply running errands all day. The Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape both also have many excellent standard and available features like parking assist, brake assist, voice recognition, and Bluetooth compatibility. Both SUVs have a lot in common, but it is where they differ that we can see the Mazda CX-5 surpass the Ford Escape

There are actually quite a few key areas where the Mazda CX-5 is superior to the Ford Escape. One of those areas is the towing capacity. The towing capacity of the Ford Explorer is 1500 lbs. while the Mazda CX-5 is quite a bit higher at 2000 lbs. The fuel economy of the Mazda CX-5 is also much better at 26 city and 35 highway miles per gallon where the Ford Escape only gets 22 city and 31 highway miles per gallon. The Mazda CX-5 even has a better overall NHTSA crash test rating of 5 stars compared to the Ford Escape's rating of 4 stars.  

With many of the same features and similar engine, the Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape SUVs are very much alike. Where the Mazda CX-5 truly excels is through a higher towing capacity, better fuel economy, and better safety rating than the Ford Escape. If you are interested in learning more about the Mazda CX-5, stop and see for yourself why this is one of the leading SUVs in its class. 

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We are a family-run, locally owned and operated dealership in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island specializing in new and used vehicle sales, and servicing all areas of the Comox Valley including Courtenay, Comox, Campbell River, Parksville, Nanaimo, Victoria and all of Vancouver Island.  Call us toll-free at 1-877-458-2110.

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We are the one of the busiest pre-owned vehicle dealerships on Vancouver Island. Along with our fine line of New Mazda cars and Used Mazda vehicles, we market pre-owned import and domestic brands of quality Cars, Trucks, Vans, CUV’s and SUV’s - you name it and we will find it - and can help you get into the car or truck you need, no matter your current credit situation, without hassle or delay. Let us help you!

For more than 20 years, Courtenay Mazda has been a trusted and respected used car dealer in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. We are dedicated to ensuring that you go far in a used car or truck, and it starts with an exclusive inventory of quality, reliable used cars and trucks, and a financing service that can provide you with guaranteed approval, help you restore your credit, and get you the best rate possible for your needs and situation.

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