Compare Hyundai Tucson vs. Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5

Compare the Hyundai Tucson against the Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Tucson, CR-V and CX-5 stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Tucson, CR-V and CX-5. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2013 Hyundai Tucson 2013 Honda CR-V 2013 Mazda CX-5
2013 Hyundai Tucson 2013 Honda CR-V 2013 Mazda CX-5
     
FWD 4dr Man GL
  • FWD 4dr Man GL
  • FWD 4dr Auto GL
  • FWD 4dr Auto GLS
  • AWD 4dr Auto GLS
  • FWD 4dr Auto Limited
  • AWD 4dr Auto Limited
2WD 5dr LX
  • 2WD 5dr LX
  • AWD 5dr LX
  • 2WD 5dr EX
  • AWD 5dr EX
  • 2WD 5dr EX-L
  • 2WD 5dr EX-L w/RES
  • AWD 5dr EX-L
  • 2WD 5dr EX-L w/Navi
  • AWD 5dr EX-L w/RES
  • AWD 5dr EX-L w/Navi
FWD 4dr Man Sport
  • FWD 4dr Man Sport
  • FWD 4dr Auto Sport
  • AWD 4dr Auto Sport
  • FWD 4dr Auto Touring
  • AWD 4dr Auto Touring
  • FWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring
  • AWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring

Prices

MSRP $19,595 $22,795 $20,995
Invoice $18,877 $21,413 $20,396
Avg. Paid $15,028 $17,988 $17,601

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.8 8.1
Critics' Rating 8.3 9.0 9.5
Performance 7.5 7.6 8.2
Interior 7.5 8.0 7.9
Cost to Own 9.1 9.0 9.1
Safety 8.5 9.2 8.8
Reliability 2.5 4.5 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Nimble handling
  • Spacious interior
  • Drives smaller than it is
  • Lots of standard tech features for the class
  • Very good fuel economy ratings
  • Athletic handling
  • Sharp steering
Cons
  • Sluggish base engine
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Slightly underpowered engine

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 2.4L/144 Gas I4 2.0L/122
MPG 20 City / 26 Hwy 23 City / 31 Hwy 26 City / 35 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.900 103.1 106.300
Length, Overall (in) 173.200 178.3 179.300
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.700 71.6 72.400
Height, Overall (in) 65.200 65.1 67.300
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Step Up Height - Side (in)

Doors & Windows

Third Passenger Door
Power Third Passenger Door
Fourth Passenger Door
Power Fourth Passenger Door
Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass
Sliding Rear Window
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Canopy
Bed Liner
Pickup Bed Tonneau Cover
Stepside Pickup Box
Convertible Hardtop
Convertible Soft Top
Dual Moonroof
Sun/Moon Roof
Moonroof
Panoramic Roof
Fixed Sunroof
Manual Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
Sunroof
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
Sunroof Sunshield
Sunroof Wind Deflector
Targa Roof
T-Top
Running Boards Optional
Power Retractable Running Boards
Rear Spoiler Standard Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3179 3305 3208

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front All-Terrain
Tires - Front Highway
Tires - Front On/Off Road
Tires - Front Performance
Tires - Front Touring
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Terrain
Tires - Rear Highway
Tires - Rear On/Off Road
Tires - Rear Performance
Tires - Rear Touring
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Standard
Chrome Wheels
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard
Wire Wheel Covers

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
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Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Power Liftgate
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
Navigation from Telematics
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional Optional
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror
Heated Mirrors
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror
Mirror Memory
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors
Power Passenger Mirror
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
All Wheel Steering
Manual Steering
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.900 104.1 103.800
Front Head Room (in) 39.400 39.9 40.100
Front Leg Room (in) 42.100 41.3 41.000
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.100 58.6 57.500
Front Hip Room (in) 55.500 54.5 55.200
Second Head Room (in) 39.100 38.6 39.000
Second Leg Room (in) 38.700 38.3 39.300
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.100 56.4 55.500
Second Hip Room (in) 53.400 53.1 53.700
Third Leg Room (in)
Fourth Leg Room (in)
Fifth Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.)
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 55.800 70.9 65.400
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 25.700 37.2 34.100
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette
CD Changer
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
Equalizer
HD Radio
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls
Satellite Radio Standard
Premium Sound System
Entertainment System
Hard Disk Drive

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control
Dual Zone A/C
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard
Cell Phone
Cell Phone Hookup

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats
Premium Synthetic Seats
Vinyl Seats
Additional Rear Seat
Cooled Driver Seat
Cooled Passenger Seat
Cooled Rear Seat
Heated Driver Seat
Heated Passenger Seat
Heated Rear Seat
Driver Lumbar
Passenger Lumbar
Seat Memory
Power Driver Seat
Power Passenger Seat
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat
Split Bench Seat
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats
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Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Air Bag
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
ABS
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Drum Brakes
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Night Vision
Adjustable Pedals
Rollover Protection System
Front Tow Hooks
Rear Tow Hooks
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release
Blind Spot Monitor Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights
Lane Departure Warning
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Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Front Differential
Locking Rear Differential
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive
Dual Rear Wheels
10 Cylinder Engine
12 Cylinder Engine
3 Cylinder Engine
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine
Flat 6 Cylinder Engine
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine
V6 Cylinder Engine
8 Cylinder Engine
Electric Motor
High Output
Rotary engine
Supercharged
Turbocharged
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/144 2.0L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 165 @ 6200 185 @ 7000 155 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 146 @ 4600 163 @ 4400 150 @ 4000
Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Turning diameter 34.700 37.0 36.700

Fuel

Gasoline/Natural Gas Bi-Fuel
Gasoline/Propane Bi-Fuel
Diesel Fuel
Electric Fuel System
Flex Fuel/Electric Hybrid
Flexible Fuel Capability
Hybrid Fuel
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
Natural Gas Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Flex Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Gas
Propane Fuel
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 31 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.500 15.3 14.8

Suspension

Active Suspension System
Air Suspension
Side Stance / Highrider Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Suspension Type - Rear

Transmission

Automatic Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode
1-Speed Automatic
3-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Trans
Manual Standard Standard
Manual Transmission w/Auto Mode
10-Speed Manual
4-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard
7-Speed Manual
8-Speed Manual
9-Speed Manual
Transmission Overdrive Switch

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