The horsepower of the Mazda CX-5 is by 5 % grater than the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4. While the difference is little it should not affect the car performance extensively.
The Mazda CX-5 consumes 0.8 l fewer in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Toyota RAV4 IV. The difference in the amount of 11 % is not realy noticeable. However within some time it would give a substantial cost reduction.
The Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 has 14 Nm more torque than the Toyota RAV4 IV. Even though a large number of people do not attach importance the maximum torque when buying a car, it shows the best how fast a car acclerates. As far as these two vehicles are concerned the difference is insensible so the difference will not be much noticeable.
The fuel consumption of the Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 is 1.4 l smaller in comparison to the Toyota RAV4 IV. Despite the difference is little, in the long run it may make that your vehicle would be much less expensive to use.
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 is greater as compared to this of the Toyota which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 12 km/h is little and is imperceptible in everyday use.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better vehicle's weight distribution. Mazda CX-5 has 38 millimeters longer wheelbase distance in relation to Toyota RAV4 IV. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Mazda CX-5 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Ground clearance means the space between the vehicle body and the road. taking these two cars into consideration, it is the Mazda that has 11 % higher ride height than the Toyota. This is why the Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 will deal better with rough terrain and obstacles in the city. There is olso one minus - the higher ground clearance equals a higher center of gravity, which can negatively affect the handling of the car.
The Mazda CX-5 has by 1 % bigger engine size in relation to the Toyota RAV4 IV. This play a little role when it comes to accleration, as both figures does not vary much.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Mazda CX-5, which is by 7 mm higher than the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4, would be appropriate option for you. However, presented vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.