Comparison - Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 2018 - vs - BMW X4 M40i 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

CX-5 Maxx

Also called:

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
30,945
Updated: 
23 Feb 2018
60,450
Updated: 
07 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.30gals
17.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Deep Crystal Blue Mica
#343761
Snowflake White Pearl Mica
#E6E6E8
Eternal Blue Mica
#4D7FA6
Jet Black Mica
#000000
Machine Gray Metallic
#4A5575
Sonic Silver Metallic
#BBB9BA
Soul Red Metallic
#78191F
Color: 
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Glacier Silver Metallic
#C8C8C8
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Phytonic Blue Metallic
#315D84
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Dark Graphite Metallic
#545454
Flamenco Red Metallic
#A13838
Sunstone Metallic
#C6C0B2

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 ranked #2 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Mazda CX-5 has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 27 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent handling
Comfortable, supportive seats
Upscale interior

Cons
Cumbersome infotainment system
Unimpressive cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

As long as cargo space isn’t your main reason for buying a compact crossover, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is an excellent, fun-to-drive choice.

Pros
Attractive styling inside and out
Poised chassis, communicative steering
Engine changes bode well for mpg
Good value, especially considering high spec level
Rear seats fold flat

Cons
Frustrating infotainment setup
Light cargo volume
Short on refinement

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 largely carries over from the previous model year, when it was extensively redesigned. New for 2018 are such standard features as a leather-wrapped steering wheel and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert. Also new is cylinder-deactivation technology intended to improve fuel economy slightly. The 2.5-liter engine automatically shuts down the two outside cylinders at cruising speeds to maximize efficiency. Last year's Grand Select trim level has been discontinued for 2018.

PROS
Keen handling and steering make the CX-5 enjoyable to drive
Attractive and upscale cabin for a premium ownership experience
Stays quiet at highway speeds

CONS
Not as powerful as some rivals

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 BMW X4’s crossover-coupe shape will draw in well-heeled buyers, its drivability in top trims may just keep them there too.

Pros
Intriguing shape
M40i brings real excitement
10.3-inch touchscreen as standard
Near-perfect 8-speed automatic
Composed ride

Cons
Pricey at every level
Apple CarPlay subscription model feels greedy
Rear seat passengers need to mind their heads
Tight fit for cargo
Compromised rear vision

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 BMW X4 ranked #10 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the BMW X4 has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent handling
Powerful engines
Good gas mileage
Easy-to-use infotainment system

Cons
Below-average cargo capacity
Rivals' interiors are more polished
Sloping roofline makes interior feel cramped

By: 
usnews.com

Completely redesigned for 2019.Revised styling.New standard features.BMW's redesigned 2019 X4 is a more sporting and stylish alternative to the traditional luxury crossover. It's related to the X3 SUV but has a sleeker, more coupelike profile. It's also a bit wider, longer and shorter in height than the X3, signaling its mission from the moment you lay eyes on it.

Pros
Both available engines are smooth, powerful and fuel-efficient
Easy to personalize thanks to a long list of standard and optional features
Impressive handling for an SUV

Cons
Rear headroom is a bit tight
The sloping roofline compromises cargo space
Android Auto is not available
Pricey when fully optioned

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
3.00L
Torque: 
186ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
365ft-lbs
at 1 520rpm
Horsepower: 
187hp
at 6 000rpm
355hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.00Feet
40.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
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
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Destination Download
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Hands-Free Calling
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Cargo Floor Mats

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
179.10in
187.50in
Width: 
72.50in
76.30in
Height: 
65.30in
63.80in
Ground Clearance: 
7.50in
8.00in
Front Track: 
62.80in
Rear Track: 
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
106.20in
112.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
39.00
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
37.20
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
40.70in
Rear leg room: 
39.60in
35.50in
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
57.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.80in
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.60cu.ft
50.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.90cu.ft
18.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
3693.00lbs
4323.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Heated mirrors
4 one-touch power windows
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
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 Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
10 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette
10 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Sport front seats
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
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
12 total speakers
205 watts stereo output
USB connection
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Power glass (tilt only) sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.0-In.
19 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Run flat tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19

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 ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
rear ventilated 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: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
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
2 Front Headrests
Airbag Deployment Notification
LED Headlamp
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Adaptive Headlights
4-Wheel ABS
Parking Assistant
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Rear center 3-point belt
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Brake drying
Self-leveling headlights
Emergency braking preparation
Post-collision safety system
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation

Options

Packages: 
GT Premium Package
Driving Assistance Package
Premium Package
Parking Assistance Package
Driver Assistance Plus
Executive Package
Exterior Options: 
Roof Rails
Trailer Hitch
Wheel Locks
Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
Rear Bumper Guard
20" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
19" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
21" M Double-Spoke Cerium Gray Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Space-Saver Spare
20" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Non-Run-Flat Tires
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Carpeted Cargo Mat
Illuminated Doorsill Trim Plates
Retractable Cargo Cover
Interior Lighting Kit
Heated Steering Wheel
Heated Front Seats
Front Ventilated Seats
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Active Cruise Control
Wireless Charging
Front And Rear Heated Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#363636
Black, leather
#D0C9C6
Sand/Parchment, leather
Color: 
Cognac Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#9C745B
Oyster Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#C4C0B5
Tacora Red Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#9C615B
Black Vernasca w/Blue Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#000000
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#000000
Canberra Beige/Black SensaTec, leatherette
#D9D3C7
Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#000000
Canberra Beige/Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#D9D3C7
Tartufo Extended Merino, premium leather
#9D7866
Ivory White Extended Merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Fiona Red Extended Merino, premium leather
#935B4E
Mocha Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#5A5653
Black Vernasca w/Red Contrast Stitching and Piping, leather
#000000