Comparison - Subaru Exiga Crossover 7 turbo 2018 - vs - Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Subaru Liberty Exiga,Subaru Exiga Crossover 7

Also called:

CX-5 Maxx

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Model: 
Average Price: 
Converted from Japanese Yen
Updated: 
06 Jan 2018
30,945
Updated: 
23 Feb 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
5-speed 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: 
17.17gals
15.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Crystal white pearl
#EBEDF0
Tungsten / metallic
#EAD5C2
Dark Blue Pearl
#484F79
Platinum Gray Metallic
#9CA1A7
Crystal black · silica
#1E2628
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

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

As a people mover the Exiga is a brilliant car, it will happily seat a family of six in comfort and entertain the kids with its rear DVD entertainment system (nine-inch wide screen setup comes standard). For the first look of the Exiga Subaru took Australia's motoring press to Canberra for a long journey through rural NSW.
Before getting into one, the most notable feature of the Exiga is of course its styling. It's hard to say how it will go down with the buyers but it's worth noting that despite the current Liberty, Outback and Impreza being regarded by some as not-the-prettiest-of-cars, all three models are selling better than ever.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The Subaru Exiga (pronounced x-shiga) is a crossover utility vehicle (CUV) that debuted as a concept car during the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show. According to the Japanese Subaru press introduction materials, the name "Exiga" is a neologism combination of the words "exciting" and "active".
The vehicle boasts a supersize panoramic glass roof and theater-style seating, with rear passengers sitting a little higher than those in front. Seats in the concept vehicle were upholstered in leather and trimmed in pearl white and blue. The rear seatbacks incorporate fold-down tray tables, similar to those on airplanes.

By: 
wikipedia.org

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

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.50L
Torque: 
318ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
186ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
173hp
at 5 600rpm
187hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
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: 
yes
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 and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electric storage type remote control colored door mirror
Water-repellent finished front door glass
The preceding vehicle start notification function
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Shift lever
Shift boots
Paddle shift
cargo hook
rear gate inner handle
large step for getting on and off
assist grip (passenger seat + second seat left and right)
Day Night inner mirror
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

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
188.19in
179.10in
Width: 
70.87in
72.50in
Height: 
65.75in
65.30in
Ground Clearance: 
6.70in
7.50in
Front Track: 
60.43in
62.80in
Rear Track: 
60.63in
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
108.27in
106.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
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 un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
3693.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes
More Instruments: 
Sports pedals with aluminum pads
Sports luminescent meter
Theft alarm system
meter illumination control
answer-back function with the radio remote controller door lock
fuel remaining amount warning lamp
cargo socket (DC12V / 120W)

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
HID headlamps
LED accessory liner
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Driver’s seat lumbar support
Fabric / synthetic leather sheet
Front seat heater
Driver's seat and front passenger seat 8-way power seat
Front seat armrest
second seat armrest (with cup holder)
soft flat seat (front seat split retractable third-row seats
front passenger seat back pocket
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Ultra suede / leather seats
second seat walk-in slide
second seat headrest
third seat headrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Strut type independent suspension
MacPherson strut front suspension
Rear Suspension: 
double wishbone type independent suspension
Multi-link rear suspension
Suspension Info: 
Front & rear stabilizer
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Passenger seat instrument panel decorative
Front and rear large door pockets
Third seat side pocket & cup holder
driver's seat and front passenger seat vanity mirror (with lid)
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
4 speakers
Roof antenna
instrument panel accessory socket (DC12V / 120W)
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

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Large-sized plating front grill
Silver Door Handle
Rear gate garnish
Cladding
Large roof spoiler
Silver roof rail
Ando IR UV (infrared) cut front glass Tasu UV cut function with a dark-colored glass
Bright Wind Mall
front window © top shade
UV-cut front door glass
front hood
twin muffler with damper
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17"
19 x 7.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17
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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear disc brakes
solid rear 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: 
Vehicle Dynamics Control
brake operation priority control
electronically controlled brake force distribution system
pre-crash brake assist
AT false start suppression control / lane departure warning / stagger alarm
pretensioners (driver's seat double pretensioners) and variable with load limiters front 3-point ELR seat belts
ELR seat belt second sheet 3-point
third seat three-point ELR seat belt
ISO FIX child seat support structure and tether anchors (second seat left and right seat)
front seat belt shoulder adjuster
safety brake pedal
safety footrest (driver's seat)
high-mounted stop lamp
rear door child-proof
front and rear bumper beam
side door beams
steering support beam
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

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: 
Synthetic leather
#B85A27
#3D4246
Color: 
#363636
Black, leather
#D0C9C6
Sand/Parchment, leather