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What is Better Mazda CX-5 or Subaru Forester?

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Mazda CX-5 Subaru Forester

6 reasons to buy Mazda CX-5

Engine and transmission
More engine power

162 bhp vs 147 bhp

vs 108 kw.

9% or 15 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.9 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 1.5 sec.
More top speed 124 mph vs 116 mph 8 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 104 g/mile 21% or 18 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 503 liters vs 450 liters 11% or 53 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1350 kg vs 1540 kg 14% or 190 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy Subaru Forester

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 44.78 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 5% or 2.42 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 56 liters 13% or 8 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 690 kg 8% or 60 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1800 kg 10% or 200 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.5 meters vs 11 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

Neutral reasons Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Forester

Engine and transmission
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4540 mm vs 4560 mm 0% or 20 mm shorter
Width 1840 mm vs 1780 mm 3% or 60 mm wider
Height 1670 mm vs 1675 mm 0% or 5 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2615 mm 3% or 85 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)