The horsepower of the Mazda CX-5 is by 10 hp bigger than the Ford Kuga II. As the difference is little it should not affect the vehicles performance largely.
The Mazda uses 0.2 l fewer in the combined cycle in relation to the Ford. The difference in the amount of 3 % is not realy noticeable. However in the long run it would give a considerable reduction of costs.
The Mazda burns up 7 percent fewer petrol in the city in relation to the Ford Kuga II. The Mazda CX-5, that comes from mini 4x4 segment, uses 1.7 l less petrol. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the urban for the small off-road 4x4 segment is 9.6 l, while the Mazda CX-5 consumes by 17 % less amount of fuel than the average.
If you are looking for a vehicles for long cruises, which could load more things in the boot , take the Mazda CX-5. The Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual is equiped with by 47 l smaller boot compared with the Ford Kuga II so in this case you would be able to load one little suitcase less. Assessing the trunk pay attention to its width length and height which have considerable impact on loading possibility .
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Mazda is greater as compared to this of the Ford Kuga II which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 2 kilometers per hour is small and is imperceptible in daily use.
Distance between two sides of a car influences on the amount of space for passengers and also stability during driving. The width of the Mazda CX-5 is larger by 5 mm in comparison to the Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „small off-road 4x4” class amounts to approximately 1,797 millimeters and is by 3 % smaller than the same attribute of the Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4.
Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 has 7 mm longer wheelbase in relation to the Ford Kuga II 1.6 EcoBoost 150HP manual. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, cars having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Ground clearance is the gap between the vehicle underbody and the road. As for these two cars, it is the Mazda which has 19 mm higher ride height in relation to the Ford Kuga II. For this reason the Mazda CX-5 will deal better in difficult terrain and high curbs in the city. One drawback is the higher ground clearance means a higher center of gravity, which can negatively affect the handling of the vehicle.
The engine cubic capacity of the Mazda is by 401 cc larger in comparison to the Ford Kuga II. As a result the Ford will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the Mazda CX-5 will be of better quality, running more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The Mazda CX-5 is 13 millimeters longer than the Ford. The length of the car is important when it comes to driving comfort and space in the boot. The Mazda CX-5 very likely will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. At the same time the Mazda will be better driven but the Ford Kuga II will be a bit easier to park because of shorter length .