Comparison - Volkswagen T-Roc R 2019 - vs - Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 2021

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Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

CX-5 Maxx

Model: 
Average Price: 
£
38,450
Updated: 
16 Sep 2019
$
31,860
Updated: 
05 Dec 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.80gals
15.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Urano Grey
#4C4E4D
Flash red
#A73B32
Pure white
#EBEBEB
Dark Oak
#3E3022
Energetic Orange
#9C6041
Atlantic Blue
#2D3A5C
Indium Grey
#4A4D4D
Turmeric Yellow
#C09B40
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 crystal metallic
#9E1A0D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The T-Roc may be among the most significant of many new Volkswagen models, even if it won’t be sold in the United States in the foreseeable future. It’s a new crossover that is roughly the same size as the Golf and is based on the same MQB architecture. For now, at least, the Golf will remain the mainstay of the brand’s lineup, but those within the company who are concerned with sales-growth rates are far more interested in the crossover-SUV segment nearly everywhere on the globe.

Pros
Golf-like driving dynamics,
decent packaging,
adventurous design (for VW).

Cons
Only average interior quality,
firm ride,
we likely won’t get it.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The T-Roc is a small family car that blends the high driving position and big boot of an SUV with the economical engines from a conventional small car. It is quite expensive, however…

Pros
More comfortable than alternatives
Well equipped as standard
Decent range of engines

Cons
Cheap-feeling interior plastics
Alternatives are cheaper
Back seats could be more spacious

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The Volkswagen T-Roc looks good, drives well and offers plenty of space, but it's pricey and some rivals have a nicer interior.

Pros
Easy to personalise
Good to drive
Stylish

Cons
Expensive
Interior quality issues
Rivals offer better value

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 crossover has some priorities out of order; it doles out fine handling while it delivers a skimpy back seat.

Pros
Looks good inside and out
Taut ride and handling
Available turbo power
Decent value in most trims

Cons
Turbo lag
Moderate acceleration in base version
Cramped back seat
Inferior infotainment

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2021, the most notable upgrade made to the CX-5 is its new infotainment system. A 10.3-inch touchscreen now sits atop the dashboard instead of the smaller 7.0-inch display found on previous model years. The updated system features the new Mazda Connect interface, Mazda Connected Services (a Wi-Fi hotspot and access to remote vehicle functions through a smartphone app), and standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Pros
Luxury aura without the luxury price,
engaging driving behavior,
expeditious turbo engine.

Cons
Base engine accelerates leisurely,
competitors have more cargo space,
tows only 2000 pounds.

By: 
caranddriver.com

New infotainment system with a larger screen.Remote monitoring and control through a smartphone app.Top Signature trim gains some new safety features.

PROS
Keen handling and steering make the CX-5 enjoyable to drive
Attractive and upscale cabin for a premium ownership experience
Optional turbocharged engine provides plenty of power
Quiet at highway speeds

CONS
Base engine's lackluster acceleration
Ride is a little firm for the class
Less rear legroom and cargo room than most competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined ltr/100km, Min / 8.8-- Combined ltr/100km, Max./ 8.7
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: 
2.00L
2.50L
Torque: 
295ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
186ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
296hp
at 5 000rpm
187hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
36.00Feet

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: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Load-through provision with cup holder when folded down
Interior ambient lighting and surround lighting
Variable boot floor, height adjustable and removable
Progressive steering
Parking sensors, front and rear
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
166.60in
179.10in
Width: 
71.60in
72.50in
Height: 
61.90in
66.10in
Ground Clearance: 
6.30in
7.50in
Front Track: 
60.50in
62.80in
Rear Track: 
60.30in
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
102.10in
106.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.00
39.30
Rear Head Room: 
38.60
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.60in
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
51.90in
57.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.00in
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
45.50cu.ft
59.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.70cu.ft
30.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
3130.00lbs
3691.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes
More Instruments: 
Tool kit and jack

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height adjustable driver seat
Front seats with height adjustment
Front Center armrest
Lumbar support in front seats
Carpet mats, front and rear
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
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut front
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
multi-link rear suspension
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Illuminated vanity mirrors in sun visors
Rear tinted glass from B-pillar backwards, approx. 65% tinted
Automatic dimming interior rear-view mirror
Electric windows, front and rear
Heated rear window
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Digital radio reception (DAB)
6 speakers, front and rear
Composition media system
2 USB connection ports
Car-Net App-Connect & VW Media
eCall Emergency call service
12V socket in centre console
Navigation
3 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
1 Subwoofer(S)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Darkened LED rear tail lights
Rain sensor
Rear wash/wipe with intermittent wipe
Shock absorption in front
Rear shock absorption
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19"
19 x 7.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Steel space and weight saving spare wheel
Anti-theft wheel bolts
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19
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
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Disk brakes in front, with integrated backing plate
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Disk brakes in rear
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
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: 
Height-adjustable front three-point seat belts with tensioners
Driver's and front passenger's safety-optimised head restraints
Tyre pressure loss indicator
Warning sound and light for front seat belts if unfastened
Lane assist
Hill start assist/hill descent control
3 rear three-point seat belts
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
GT Premium Package
Exterior Options: 
Roof Rack And Side Rails
Trailer Hitch With Harness And Cover
Wheel Locks
Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
Rear Bumper Guard
Black Lug Nuts And Black Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Mazda Navigation System SD Card (Fleet)
Cargo Storage Shelf
Illuminated Doorsill Trim Plates
Interior Lighting Kit
Retractable Cargo Cover
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Carpeted Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#2D2D2D
Parchment, leather
#D8CFCC