There’s plenty of crossover SUVs for drivers to choose from in today’s market, but the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Honda Passport both stand out due to their quality. Wondering what the major differences are between the 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs the 2019 Honda Passport? We’ve broken down the trim levels, starting price points, powertrain options and infotainment capabilities of each SUV down below.
There are five 2019 Mazda CX-5 trim levels available: Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature. Drivers interested in the 2019 Passport only have four trim levels to choose from. Many drivers will also prefer the 2019 CX-5 over the 2019 Passport because of the differences in starting price. The starting price of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is $24,350, while the base model of 2019 Passport begins at $31,990.
Every 2019 Honda Passport configuration is powered by the same engine. In comparison, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 features three powertrain options. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature can be equipped with a turbocharged, 2.2-liter, diesel engine with 168 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Passport only produces 262 lb.-ft. of torque.
The 2019 Mazda CX-5 also outshines the 2019 Honda Passport when it comes to standard infotainment technology. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Sport features a seven-inch touchscreen interface, while the base model of the 2019 Passport comes standard with a five-inch screen. Available 2019 Mazda CX-5 exterior color options include: Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Eternal Blue Mica, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Deep Crystal Blue Mica, Machine Gray Metallic, Sonic Silver Metallic and Jet Black Mica.