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What is Better Mazda CX-5 or Subaru Legacy?

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Mazda CX-5 Subaru Legacy

5 reasons to buy Mazda CX-5

Engine and transmission
More engine power

162 bhp vs 150 bhp

vs 110 kw.

7% or 12 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.9 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 0.7 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 100 g/mile 16% or 14 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1700 kg 6% or 100 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1350 kg vs 1558 kg 15% or 208 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy Subaru Legacy

Performance
More top speed 126 mph vs 124 mph 2 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 46.27 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 2% or 0.93 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 526 liters vs 503 liters 4% or 23 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 56 liters 14% or 9 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 690 kg 8% or 60 kg

Neutral reasons Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Legacy

Engine and transmission
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4540 mm vs 4775 mm 5% or 235 mm shorter
Width 1840 mm vs 1780 mm 3% or 60 mm wider
Height 1670 mm vs 1535 mm 8% or 135 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2750 mm 2% or 50 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)