Comparison - Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 2018 - vs - Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 2016

General

Other Names:

Also called:

CX-5 Maxx

Also called:

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2018 Mazda CX-5 Skyactiv-D 184 AWD Sports-Line
Mazda CX-5 - Afscheid Duurtest
Review: 2018 Mazda CX-5 - Fun to Drive AND Affordable!
2018 Mazda CX-5 SUV review - James Batchelor - Carbuyer
At Last! The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Turbo Gets a Turbo! (Snowy First Drive Review)
Off-Road Review: 2016 Mazda CX-5 AWD on Everyman Driver
2016 New MAZDA CX-5 drive test review
Features New Mazda CX-5 (Full Version)
2017 Mercedes GLC Review
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC - Review and Road Test
Mercedes-Benz GLC review by Autocar India
2016 Mercedes GLC 300 Review
2016/2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Review and walkaround
NEW 2016 Mercedes GLC Off Road Testing
Mercedes GLC 2016 review by TELEGRAPH CARS
Mercedes-Benz GLC Class GLC300 2017 review
Average Price: 
30,945
Updated: 
23 Feb 2018
43,440
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2016
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.30gals
17.40gals
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
#000000
Cardinal Red Metallic
#951316
Dakota Brown Metallic
#52331B
Diamond Silver Metallic
#C5CDD2
Iridium Silver Metallic
#A5A5A5
Lunar Blue Metallic
#1E3459
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Polar White
#E1E0DE
Selenite Grey Metallic
#525659
designo Diamond White Metallic
#E9E9E9
designo Magno Dakota Brown Metallic
#52331B

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
186ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
273ft-lbs
at 1 300rpm
Horsepower: 
187hp
at 6 000rpm
241hp
at 5 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.00Feet
38.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
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 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*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Concierge Service*
Roadside Assistance*

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
179.10in
183.30in
Width: 
72.50in
74.40in
Height: 
65.30in
64.50in
Ground Clearance: 
7.50in
8.90in
Front Track: 
62.80in
Rear Track: 
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
106.20in
113.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
41.90
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
39.60
Rear Hip Room: 
55.30in
Rear leg room: 
39.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.30degrees
31.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.70degrees
25.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3693.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
no
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Remote keyless power door locks

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
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
10 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest

Suspension

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

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
Turn signal in mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
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
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Memory card slot
2 subwoofer(s)
Speed sensitive volume control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.0-In.
18
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: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17

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: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
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
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: 
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
Post-collision safety system
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Vehicle Alarm notification*
Blind Spot Assist
Side Airbags in Rear with Belt Force Limiters
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Pre-collision safety system

Options

Packages: 
GT Premium Package
Exterior Options: 
Roof Rails
Trailer Hitch
Wheel Locks
Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
Rear Bumper Guard
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Carpeted Cargo Mat
Illuminated Doorsill Trim Plates
Retractable Cargo Cover
Interior Lighting Kit

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#363636
Black, leather
#D0C9C6
Sand/Parchment, leather
Color: 
Black, leather
#101010
Black, leatherette
#131313
Espresso Brown, leather
#5D5752
Espresso Brown, leatherette
#49433E
Silk Beige, leather
#B4A79E
Silk Beige, leatherette
#C6B9B0
designo Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#070707
designo Platinum White Pearl Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#ABADAF