Comparison - Chevrolet Trax LS 2018 - vs - Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 2017

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Also called:

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Also called:

CX-5 Maxx

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Model: 
Average Price: 
22,500
Updated: 
07 Feb 2018
29,695
Updated: 
01 Dec 2017
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2017
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
15.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blue
#0161CC
Dark grey
#696B7A
Black
#191919
Light Brown
#B47F5F
White
#F3F7FA
Orange
#E13F0E
Red
#C50622
Color: 
Deep Crystal Blue Mica
#343761
Crystal White Pearl Mica
#E6E6E8
Eternal Blue Mica
#4D7FA6
Jet Black Mica
#000000
Meteor Gray Mica
#4A5575
Sonic Silver Metallic
#BBB9BA
Soul Red Metallic
#78191F

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Chevrolet Trax, Chevy’s smallest utility vehicle, is straightforward: it’s plain on the outside but practical inside, not particularly fast but adequately fuel-efficient.

Pros
Versatile, spacious interior
Seats four actual adults
Does well in safety tests
AWD at any trim level
Reasonable pricing

Cons
Generic styling
Acceleration lacking
Base LS model is truly plain

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Trax's mundane cabin and ho-hum performance place it solidly in the bottom half of our subcompact SUV rankings. Most of its competition is better in one or both of these areas.

Pros
Good maneuverability
Supportive seats

Cons
Weak engine
Low-rent interior
Limited small-item storage

By: 
usnews.com

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 ranks 2 out of 18 Compact SUVs. The 2017 Mazda CX-5 ranks near the top of the compact SUV class for its outstanding performance, comfortable passenger space, high-quality interior, and laudable features.

Pros
Fantastic performance
Smooth ride
Upscale cabin
Roomy and comfortable seats

Cons
Average engine power
Low predicted reliability rating

By: 
usnews.com

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 has been fully redesigned. Though its dimensions haven't changed, it's smoother and quieter to drive. Other improvements include sharper styling, a more upscale cabin and some new features. Its engine and automatic transmission are largely carried over, though last year's manual transmission is no longer available.

Pros
Keen handling and steering make the CX-5 enjoyable to drive
Attractive and upscale cabin for a premium ownership experience
Quieter on the highway than before

Cons
Not as powerful as some rivals

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 takes a lot of small steps forward, but are any of them big enough changes to sway buyers?
The 2017 Mazda CX-5 is new this year, and improves upon last year's model with a better interior and exterior look, quieter ride, a new-ish standard engine, and a coming turbodiesel that could be among the leaders for small crossovers in highway mileage. It's offered in Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trims with varying levels of creature comforts.

Pros
Best-looking compact crossover, by our eyes
Improved interior
Excellent driveability
Fold-flat rear seats

Cons
Not dramatically different than outgoing model
Turbodiesel arriving later this year
Finicky infotainment system
Small-ish cargo area

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.40L
2.50L
Torque: 
148ft-lbs
at 1 850rpm
185ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
138hp
at 4 900rpm
187hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.70Feet
36.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Air Conditioning
12V cargo area power outlet(s)
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
167.20in
179.10in
Width: 
69.90in
72.50in
Height: 
64.80in
67.30in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
7.60in
Front Track: 
60.60in
62.80in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
100.60in
106.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
39.00
Front Hip Room: 
51.70in
55.20in
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
41.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.10in
57.50in
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
39.00
Rear Hip Room: 
50.70in
53.70in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
39.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.80in
55.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.40cu.ft
59.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.70cu.ft
30.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
3589.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
1 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Bucket Front Seats
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Cloth
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Bucket front seats
6-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
MacPherson strut front suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Multi-link rear suspension
Suspension Info: 
front independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Vanity Mirrors
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
USB connection
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
10 total speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Bose premium brand speakers
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
16 X 6.5-In
19 x 7.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Steel spare wheel
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
70
Diameter: 
R16
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
4-wheel antilock front disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
4-wheel anti lock Rear drum
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Airbag Deployment Notification
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Rear Parking Sensors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Interior Protection Package
Protection Package
Cargo Package
Fleet Convenience Package (Fleet)
Grand Touring Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Accessory Carrier Mount
Wheel Locks
Clear Film Front Paint Protection Package
Trailer Hitch Receiver
Wheel Locks
Clear Film Rear Bumper Top Protection
Rear Bumper Guard
Roof Rack Side Rails
Crystal White Pearl Mica Paint Charge
Interior Options: 
Cargo Area Organizer
Cargo Tray
All-Weather Floor Liners
Door Sill Trim Plates
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Carpeted Cargo Mat
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelink
Retractable Cargo Cover
Cargo Tray

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Grey
#53585C
Dark grey
#646464
Silver
#BFC1C2
Color: 
#363636
Black, leather
#D0C9C6
Sand/Parchment, leather