2019 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2019 Mazda CX-5: Head to Head

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Mazda CX-5 vs. Hyundai Tucson: Which Compact SUV Is Right for You?

Compact SUVs are popular for a whole lot of great reasons. They’re roomy enough for most families, while being small enough to maneuver in parking garages. You can even add all-wheel drive for added confidence while driving into the country for weekend camping or skiing trips. In short, compact utes have become an attractive alternative to sedans, wagons, or minivans for hauling family or cargo.

It’s also a crowded class, with a model (or more) from just about every manufacturer. We’ll try to demystify the choices by comparing two well-known models: The 2019 Mazda CX-5 and 2019 Hyundai Tucson. We’ll look at ten categories – including price, reliability, and interior quality – and declare a winner for each based on our research and rankings. At the end, the SUV with the most category wins will be declared the overall winner. 

It’s going to be a tough race for these two, as they’re both highly ranked performers in their class. Read on to see who comes out on top.

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