Croydon Mazda

AutoExpress have done a head-to-head test to see whether the Subaru Forester with its new powertrain could beat the Mazda CX-5 in a series of off-road tests… but of course it couldn’t!

These family sized 4X4’s were put “through their paces on the tarmac and on the loose stuff to find out which is a more compelling all-round package”, being tested on important criteria such as quality, safety and off-road modes.

AutoExpress concluded that although both models cost the same, “you get more power, equipment and style for your cash with the CX-5” plus “it’s better to drive on the road, where these cars will spend most of their time”

  • The Mazda CX-5 is a “more refined, attractive SUV that better teams performance and comfort with usability.”
  • “The Mazda has more of an expensive feel, with knurled infotainment and ventilation system controls adding sparkle to its classy cabin.”
  • “Mazda’s £800 optional Safety Pack adds rear cross traffic alert as well as rear Smart City Brake Support autonomous braking to go with the standard alert system.”

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