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2017 Subaru Crosstrek

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2017 Subaru Crosstrek vs 2016 Mazda CX-5 near Philadelphia, PA

If you have been looking for the ideal car to purchase, then you know that there are options out there. Two of those available vehicles include the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2016 Mazda CX-5. Although that both of these vehicle are technically considered to be "small sport utility vehicles" by vehicle experts, the term "car" is often used interchangeably for these vehicles. For the 2017 model year the Subaru Crosstrek offers a new 2.0i Premium Special Edition. 2016 has brought revised suspension tuning, available LED headlights and adaptive cruise control to the Mazda CX-5. Continue reading to learn more about how the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2016 Mazda CX-5 compare to each other!

2017 Subaru Crosstrek Power & Handling

For fuel economy the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek offers up to 33 miles per gallon (mpg) highway, 26 mpg city and 29 mpg combined. This vehicle comes with a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter PZEV engine. The Crosstrek is perfect for all-weather capability because of its all-wheel drive. The Subaru Crosstrek's standard transmission is a continuously variable transmission (CVT). This vehicle can accelerate from zero to sixty miles per hour (mph) in 10 seconds.

2016 Mazda CX-5 Power & Handling

The 2016 Mazda CX-5's fuel economy is up to 30 mpg highway, 24 mpg city and 26 mpg combined. Those numbers are lower than the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek, thus, we recommend you get the Crosstrek if you're looking for a vehicle with some of the best fuel economy numbers available. For the Mazda CX-5 you may expect to have a six-speed automatic transmission, which includes SKYACTIV-Drive that lets a person choose between Manual and Sport modes. The 2016 Mazda CX-5 has a four-cylinder, 2.5-liter SKYACTIV-G engine. This engine provides weak acceleration.

2017 Subaru Crosstrek Features & Design

Four different trim levels are available for the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek. The  vehicle's base trim is the 2.0i. If you get the 2.0i Premium trim, then you will have an upgraded stereo and heated seats. The vehicle's 2.0i Platinum Special Edition trim offers some cosmetic and feature upgrades. If you're interested in having a top-end infotainment system and leather upholstery then consider getting the SUV's 2.0i Limited trim.

2016 Mazda CX-5 Features & Design

Three trim levels are available for this vehicle, and those trim levels are these: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. This vehicle has space for up to five people inside. The base Sport will get you 17-inch alloy wheels, as well as Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity. Pandora Internet and HD radios are available. Sound quality is poor, even if you purchase this SUV with its available Bose upgrade for the stereo.


As has been indicated, the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2016 Mazda CX-5 are two vehicles that prospective vehicle car shoppers have trouble deciding between. While the Mazda CX-5 comes with many new features, people opt for the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek because of its all-wheel drive and serious all-weather capability. Come down to Reedman-Toll Subaru when you have some free time. We can't wait to show you the inventory on our lot! You may even give us a call first if you prefer, or fill out the online contact form that we have provided below. We look forward to working with you on this important vehicle search!

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