Comparison - Mazda CX-5 2016 - vs - Peugeot 2008 GT Line 2017

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Model: 
Average Price: 
31,694
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
25,689
converted from British Pound
Updated: 
29 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2016
2017
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.30gals
13.21gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blue Reflex Mica
#343761
Crystal White Pearl Mica
#E6E6E8
Deep Crystal Blue Mica
#242F4F
Jet Black Mica
#000000
Meteor Gray Mica
#4A5575
Sonic Silver Metallic
#BBB9BA
Soul Red Metallic
#78191F
Titanium Flash Mica
#75755A
Color: 
Hurricane Grey
#717479
Nera Black
#161415
Bianca White
#BBBABF
Emerald
#315D68
Cumulus Grey
#9DA1A4
Spirit Grey
#777066
Nimbus Grey
#5E5C5D
Ultimate Red
#911920
Pearlescent White
#D9D7D8

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

When you're shopping for crossover SUVs, it can seem like they are all just different flavors of bland. The Mazda CX-5 breaks that mold. It has an engaging driving character, yet it still gives you pretty much everything you're looking for, including great fuel economy. Let's take a closer look at what makes this Mazda tick.

the Mazda CX-5 receives a refresh in the form of minor styling tweaks, improved interior materials, revised suspension tuning, added sound insulation and an updated infotainment interface. New options include LED headlights, adaptive cruise control, rear cross-traffic alert and lane departure warning, while Bluetooth is now standard across the board. Additionally, a midyear update brings separate 2016.5 models (production after January 2016) that include a standard rearview camera (except manual-transmission Sport), standard heated seats for the Touring trim and standard navigation for both Touring and Grand Touring

Pros
Sporty driving feel that makes you feel secure while cornering
Engines earn great fuel economy
Spacious seating in both rows
Many desirable safety features

Cons
Subpar stereo sound quality, even with the Bose upgrade
Weak acceleration with base engine.

By: 
edmunds.com

Mazda, the maverick, does so much with so little. The Hiroshima-based company almost singlehandedly keeps the affordable-sports-car-flame flickering with the MX-5 and, for the most part, has resisted intertwining its operations with other automakers in ways that would help growth but almost certainly blur its focus. There’s no large pickup or truck-based SUV channeling fat profits into the company coffers, covering the tab for poorly conceived, money-losing offerings elsewhere in the lineup (if Mazda had any). Small in scale compared with other mainstream brands, Mazda’s every model must stand on its own

the 2016 CX-5’s updates at its Los Angeles auto show unveiling, but it’s worth repeating that most of them focus on the cabin and things that the driver and passengers interact with most. In general, the refreshed CX-5’s interior details are classier. There are nicer materials and tasteful accent trim on the dashboard and console. The armrests are more comfortable

Pros
Excellent steering, upgraded cabin design and materials, continuous improvement at its best.

Cons
Sport mode perhaps a bit too sporty, engine idle is grainy.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The Mazda CX-5 ushered in a new era for large SUVs when it was first released back in 2012. With sporty handling, an attractive interior and class leading practicality, it proved that family motoring didn’t have to be boring

For some time the CX-5 was our default choice in this class, but just recently the launch of some newer and more practical rivals has changed the landscape somewhat. Buyers now have the choice of cars such as the brilliant Skoda Kodiaq (available in both five and seven-seat form), along with a host of slightly smaller, but still suitably practical, choices like the Seat Ateca, Peugeot 5008 and VW Tiguan.

But as the increasingly congested SUV class gets more and more competitive, the question is: can the Mazda CX-5 rise to the top once again? Read on to find out exactly how it compares, and which engines, trims and options we recommend.

Therefore, to counter this European onslaught, Mazda has treated its compact SUV to a comprehensive refresh. The design team claims boosts in design, interior quality, performance and driving dynamics, so, despite having a near identical footprint and dimensions to its predecessor, this model is a very different proposition.

Pros
Stylish interior
Comfortable ride
Well equipped

Cons
Not so rewarding to drive
Some rivals have more boot space
No seven-seat option

By: 
whatcar.com

The Mazda CX-5 is a good-looking, reliable crossover that's solidly built, reasonably efficient and fun to drive

One of the very best crossovers you can buy, the Mazda CX-5 is well made, really enjoyable to drive and good-looking too. Recent upgrades have improved the interior ambience and upped the technology levels so it's now on a par with rivals.

The CX-5 came at a crucial time for Mazda. Launched during a tricky period, the company was lacking serious competitors in important market sectors, the fashionable SUV had to be a true saviour. Mazda poured money into a new platform, all-new engines, and a selection of lightweight, fuel-saving technologies - and named the whole package SkyActiv. Happily, the gamble paid off, and the CX-5 is a brilliant crossover. It combines all of Mazda's new tech to great effect and the resulting car is good-looking, practical, impressively efficient, but almost uniquely for a car in this sector, it's fun to drive.

The CX-5's success helped to put Mazda back in the black and the package of SkyActiv technologies has gone on to star across most of the company's range.

Pros
Sharp to drive, good looking, improved interior

Cons
Could be more spacious, limited engine line-up, load floor isn't flat

By: 
autoexpress.co.uk

The 2016 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport Safety remains among the very best medium SUVs in class, despite stiffer competition of late

The Mazda CX-5 is not exactly a car that has slipped under anyone’s radar here at CarAdvice. Since it launched in 2012 it has consistently ranked as one of our favourite medium SUVs. Its facelift at the start of 2015 only enhanced the appeal.

Our stance to the car has long been reflected in the sales charts too. The Mazda CX-5 is, more often than not, Australia’s top-selling SUV of any sort, and almost always in the overall monthly top 10.

But the medium SUV segment just keeps on booming — no part of the new vehicle market is growing faster — and a swathe of new rivals just keep on launching. First it was the Hyundai Tucson, then the new Kia Sportage. The past few months have also brought with them updates to the Toyota RAV4, Ford Kuga and Subaru Forester

As you can read in our recent comparison test against the Hyundai and Kia — a veritable battle of the class heavyweights — the Mazda still holds up pretty well. But the general consensus is that it’s no longer the undisputed class champion.

Pros
Clever cargo area solutions
MZD Connect infotainment system
Good fuel economy
Excellent and affordable safety tech

Cons
Cloth seats are lacking support
Base 2.0 engine is modest
Warranty term shorter than key rivals

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The 2008's identity crisis is partly solved, but as this is a mild update rather than ground-up rebuild, it was never going to be the CX-3 killer product planners dream about. With the new engine and transmission, though, the range is more appealing and easier to make sense of.
It retains what made the car so original at launch, with the polarising i-Cockpit, clever-on-a-budget interior detailing and, as it turns out, it's a tough customer loved by rural folk.
All of this won't rocket the Frenchie to market leadership, but it puts it in the mix where it was previously too confusing an idea for many buyers.

Pros
New engine and trans combo
Interior still cool
CarPlay across the range

Cons
Tight rear seats
Grumbly engine at low revs
Some cheap plastics

By: 
carsguide.com.au

Previously overlooked small SUV gets a dose of credible performance from its new drivetrain.One of the legacy products from PSA (Peugeot and Citroen), the 2008 has been hamstrung since its local launch in 2013 by a poor selection of drivetrains. That is now resolved with the introduction of a facelifted model powered by the sparkling 1.2-litre turbo three-cylinder, driving through a six-speed automatic transmission. A reversing camera and new connectivity technology further enhance the 2008 package, all for no more than $1000 extra at entry level.
In the 2008 the new engine is quieter still than it was in the light hatch. The engine rarely made its presence felt in the SUV unless it was under load, accelerating up hill, for instance – when its distinctive three-cylinder warble could be clearly heard.

By: 
motoring.com.au

The new-look 2017 Peugeot 2008 has arrived,with the more muscled looking mini SUV axing its diesel engine offering and adding new safety and technology equipment.
The new model range is a petrol only affair, with the brand’s 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo engine and six-speed automatic transmission aimed at appealing squarely at the majority of front-wheel-drive SUV buyers.
Styling wise, the revised 2008 sees the adoption of the brand’s family look, with a more pronounced grille, more angular bumper and revised headlights and tail-lights. The GT-Line model stands out from the other models with extra body cladding, black exterior highlights and more.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The new-look 2017 Peugeot 2008 has arrived,with the more muscled looking mini SUV axing its diesel engine offering and adding new safety and technology equipment.
The new model range is a petrol only affair, with the brand’s 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo engine and six-speed automatic transmission aimed at appealing squarely at the majority of front-wheel-drive SUV buyers.
Styling wise, the revised 2008 sees the adoption of the brand’s family look, with a more pronounced grille, more angular bumper and revised headlights and tail-lights. The GT-Line model stands out from the other models with extra body cladding, black exterior highlights and more.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The new-look 2017 Peugeot 2008 has arrived,with the more muscled looking mini SUV axing its diesel engine offering and adding new safety and technology equipment.
The new model range is a petrol only affair, with the brand’s 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo engine and six-speed automatic transmission aimed at appealing squarely at the majority of front-wheel-drive SUV buyers.
Styling wise, the revised 2008 sees the adoption of the brand’s family look, with a more pronounced grille, more angular bumper and revised headlights and tail-lights. The GT-Line model stands out from the other models with extra body cladding, black exterior highlights and more.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
39.21mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
57.37mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
1.20L
Torque: 
185ft-lbs
at 3 250rpm
169ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
Horsepower: 
184hp
at 5 700rpm
131hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.70Feet
32.81Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
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 and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
12V cargo area power outlet(s)
Electronic Steering wheel
Park Assist (automatic parallel parking system)
Rear Parking Aid
Heated Seats
Electric Rear Windows
One touch', anti-pinch, electric windows (All)
Remote control central locking

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
179.30in
163.70in
Width: 
72.40in
68.50in
Height: 
67.30in
61.30in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
6.50in
Front Track: 
62.40in
58.00in
Rear Track: 
62.50in
58.70in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
99.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.00
35.35
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
34.49
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
34.41in
Rear leg room: 
39.30in
27.48in
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
65.40cu.ft
50.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
2755lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
34.10cu.ft
14.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
3589.00lbs
2304.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Low fuel level warning
Large multifunction (7") colour Touch Screen
LED instrument dial suround
Gear shift indicator

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
no
More Power Features: 
1 one-touch power windows
power steering
12v power socket

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
6 -way power driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Bucket front seats
Passenger and driver sunvisors with vanity mirrors
Carpet mats
Driver seat height adjustment
Premium GT Line interior trim
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Passenger seat height adjustment
Rear head restraints x 3
2/3 1/3 rear bench with one touch fold

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Cargo area light
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
High level retaining net
Automatic Dual Zone Air Conditioning

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
9 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input
Bose premium brand speakers
7" Multifunction colour touchscreen with steering wheel mounted controls
Satellite Navigation (including 5 years European mapping updates) and Peugeot Connect SOS and Assistance
7" Touchscreen
Mirror Screen® & Apple CarPlay
USB socket and 3.5mm jack for external audio device
2 front and 2 rear speakers plus 2 tweeters

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Cielo Panoramic Glass Roo
Visibility pack: Automatic lights and wipers with Electrochrome rear view mirror
Gloss black door mirrors
Colour coded door handles
Rear Sports Spoiler - Colour coded
Front and rear scuff plates
Roof bars
Black chrome radiator grille with embossed pendant design, gloss black surround and red Peugeot lettering
Electrically operated and heated door mirrors with electric folding operation
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.0
17"
Wheels more: 
Steel spare wheel
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel arch extensions
Fog lamps with gloss black surrounds
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Rear Parking Sensors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear wash wipe
Rear fog lights
Rear 'Claw' effect LED lights
Cornering assist fog lights
ESP with Hill Assist
Grip Control
Automatic Hazard Light Activation (activates when emergency braking)
Seatbelt alarm
airbag deactivation switch
Thatcham approved Cat 2 immobiliser
Rear seat 3-point ISOFIX location mounts x 2
3-point rear seat belts x 3
Deadlocking
Alarm

Options

Packages: 
Grand Touring Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
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: 
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: 
#363636
Black, leather
#D0C9C6
Sand/Parchment, leather
Color: 
#8C8C8C
#363B3F
#887D79