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2021 Mazda CX-5 versus 2021 Chevrolet Equinox

    Comparing the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and 2021 Chevrolet Equinox is comparing two of the most popular SUVs on the road today. Both offer plenty of power and features, but which one is best for you?

    First up, you should consider the MSRP (manufacturer's standard retail price) of each SUV. The base model of the 2021 CX-5 has a starting price of $25,370 while the base model of the 2021 Equinox costs $23,800.

    Of course, there are various trims options for both SUVs, each of which start at different prices as more features are included. You can check our amazing 2021 Mazda CX-5 offers 7 trim options including: Carbon Edition, Carbon Edition Turbo, Sport, Grand Touring, Touring, Signature, and Grand Touring Reserve. On the other hand, the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox offers 4 trim options including: LT, Premier, LS, and L. Be sure to call us here at Pacifico Mazda so we can help you more fully compare different trim options between the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and 2021 Chevrolet Equinox.

    Another key consideration when doing a side-by-side of these SUVs are the engine options. Mazda offers 2 different engines for its CX-5 line, including the Regular Unleaded I-4 and Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4. Chevrolet offers 1 engine for its Equinox lineup, including the Turbocharged Gas I4.

    Next up you will want to look at the drivetrain options and MPG ratings for these SUVs. The 2021 CX-5 offers up All Wheel Drive and Front Wheel Drive and gets 31 miles per gallon. The 2021 Equinox has Front Wheel Drive and All Wheel Drive drivetrains and gets 31 miles per gallon.

    Finally, when it comes to available colors, the 2021 CX-5 comes in 8 colors including colors like: Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Sonic Silver Metallic, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, and Polymetal Gray. In comparison, the 2021 Equinox comes in 8 colors including Summit White, Silver Ice Metallic, Pacific Blue Metallic, and Nightfall Gray Metallic to name a few.

    If you're excited about buying a Mazda, you can check our amazing lease deals on 2021 Mazda CX-5s here. If you're looking for a Chevrolet, check out our great deals on used certified pre-owned Chevrolet SUVs here.

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    Overview

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    Mileage (City/Highway)

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    Compare 2021 Mazda CX-5 & Chevrolet Equinox Features & Specs

    Compare Photos of the 2021 Mazda CX-5 & 2021 Chevrolet Equinox Side-by-Side

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    FAQs About 2021 Mazda CX-5 SUV vs. 2021 Chevrolet Equinox SUV

    The 2021 Mazda CX-5 versus the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox: Which SUV is better?

    Overall the 2021 Mazda CX-5 is a better value than the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox because of its performance, safety features, and choices when it comes to engine type, colors, and other options. Price will always depend on the trims you are comparing so be sure to compare the right specs and contact Pacifico Mazda at 866-979-7845 when deciding on the best SUV for you.

    What is the price difference between the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox?

    Comparing the base models of both SUVs, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 MSRP is $25,370 while the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox MSRP is $23,800.

    What are the drivetrains of the 2021 Mazda CX-5 compared to the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox?

    2021 Mazda CX-5 Drivetrain Options:

    • All Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive

    2021 Chevrolet Equinox Drivetrain Options:

    • Front Wheel Drive
    • All Wheel Drive

    What MPG rating does the 2021 Mazda CX-5 have versus the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox?

    The base model 2021 Mazda CX-5 gets 31 MPG and the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox base model gets 31 miles per gallon.

    What kind of engine options do the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox have?

    The 2021 CX-5 Mazda comes with 2 engine options:

    • Regular Unleaded I-4
    • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

    The 2021 Equinox comes with these engine options:

    • Turbocharged Gas I4

    How do the colors of the 2021 Mazda CX-5 compare with the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox?

    The 2021 Mazda CX-5 comes in these colors and more:

    • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
    • Sonic Silver Metallic
    • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
    • Polymetal Gray

    The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox comes in these colors and more:

    • Summit White
    • Silver Ice Metallic
    • Pacific Blue Metallic
    • Nightfall Gray Metallic
    Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (also referred to as “MSRP”, “Base MSRP”, “Base Price” or the “Starting At” price), excludes destination/delivery charge, taxes, title, license, and registration and/or electronic filing fees, dealer fees, and total of options. For authenticated AXZ Plan customers, the price displayed may represent Plan pricing. Not all AXZ Plan customers will qualify for the Plan pricing shown and not all offers or incentives are available to AXZ Plan customers.
    To qualify for discount, customer must pay cash, arrange own finance or have Pacifico financing through one of these preferred lenders: HMFC, FMCC, Chase Prime, Wells Fargo, TD Bank, 5th 3rd bank, SunTrust Bank, M&T Bank, Huntington National Bank, or a local Credit Union. Not all customers will qualify.

    While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with Pacifico.

    EPA mileage estimates are for newly manufactured vehicles only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

    Before purchasing this vehicle, it is your responsibility to address any and all differences between information on this website and the actual vehicle specifications and/or any warranties offered prior to the sale of this vehicle. Vehicle data on this website is compiled from publicly available sources and believed by the publisher to be reliable. Vehicle date is subject to change without notice. The publisher assumes no responsibility for errors and/or omissions on this data and makes no representations express or implied to any actual or prospective purchaser of the vehicle as to the condition of the vehicle, vehicle specifications, ownership, vehicle history, equipment/accessories, price or warranties.
    EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg for the model indicated. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary. On plug-in hybrid models and electric models, fuel economy is stated in MPGe. MPGe is the EPA equivalent measure of gasoline fuel efficiency for electric mode operation.