Compare 2023 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2023 MAZDA CX-50

2023 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2023 MAZDA CX-50
2023 MAZDA CX-5 2023 MAZDA CX-50


2.5L I-4 2.5L I-4


187 hp 187 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

24/30 * 24/30 *

  Cargo Space

59.3 cubic feet 56.3 cubic feet

  Infotainment Display

10.25-inch 8.8-inch

  Sound System

4 Speakers 8 Speakers

Folding Rear Seats

Standard 40/20/40-split folding rear seats Available 60/40-split folding rear seats

2023 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2023 MAZDA CX-50

Serving Brighton, MI

The Mazda CX-5 is a small crossover SUV that has been a coveted option in the Mazda lineup for years. In 2023, it is joined by the Mazda CX-50. While the all-new Mazda CX-50 is also classified as a small crossover, it is markedly different in exciting ways. At Serra Mazda Brighton, we are always happy to help local shoppers find their perfect SUV, and we are excited to assist with your search today.


As you begin your detailed look at these SUVs, you will notice that the Mazda CX-5 has eight trim options, and the Mazda CX-50 gives you ten choices. The Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda CX-50 share the same base powertrain. This is a 187-horsepower, four-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine. Both models also have a turbocharged four-cylinder engine in their higher trim levels. For the Mazda CX-5, this turbo engine gives you 227 horsepower. The output steps up to 256 horsepower in the Mazda CX-50. The Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda CX-50 have a six-speed automatic transmission and standard all-wheel drive for all trims.


These compact Mazda crossovers have athletic yet sultry styling that you will love showing off. The Mazda CX-5’s profile shows slightly rounded angles through the roof and the well-defined hood. The sides are fluidly accented through the doors and display dark molding on the lower perimeter. Both the tall grille and the thin, lower fascia have dark accents. The LED headlights have a sleek, dual-elemental quality. The Mazda CX-50 has stronger yet sleek contouring through the sides with molded haunches, and the black molding is thicker. The hood also has a more rigorous definition. The wider grille connects with smaller headlights that feature a U-shaped LED element.


The Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda CX-50 are impressively outfitted with the equipment that today’s drivers want. Both models offer Mazda Connected Services, a large infotainment system screen, remote keyless entry, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a wireless charging pad, parking sensors, leather material, a navigation system, smart safety technologies, and more. The Mazda CX-50 is also available with roof rails, all-terrain tires, overhead storage, and other items.

Our goal at Serra Mazda Brighton is to create a relaxed shopping experience while helping each customer get behind the wheel of their perfect crossover. To compare the Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda CX-50 in person, visit our showroom at Serra Mazda Brighton today.

* EPA-estimated mileage. Actual results will vary.