2014 Mazda CX-5 2014 Ford Escape
35 MPG 31
155 Horsepower 168
103.8 cu. ft. Passenger volume 98.1 cu. ft.
64.8 cu. ft. Cargo volume 68.1 cu. ft.

2014 Mazda CX-5 vs 2014 Ford Escape

Mazda SKYACTIV Technology and Ford EcoBoost Technology are going head to head in the battle between the 2014 Mazda CX-5 vs 2014 Ford Escape.

Both vehicles are known for their efficient performances and incredibly versatile designs, but Ingram Park Mazda is stacking up the two vehicles to see which offers the more well-rounded performance. The 2014 Ford Escape is available with the 2.5-liter Duratec engine and two EcoBoost engine options. When the Duratec engine is under the hood, the Escape produces 168 horsepower and an Environmental Protection Agency-estimated 31 mpg highway. Upgrading to the 1.6-liter EcoBoost allows the crossover to produce up to an EPA-estimated 32 mpg highway. Offering more power than the CX-5, the Escape is definitely a strong contender in the crossover class, but the Mazda compact SUV offers better efficiency, more passenger space and standard innovation for a stronger performance.

2014 Mazda CX-5 San Antonio, TX

The notorious “no-compromise” crossover continues to utilize its groundbreaking SKYACTIV Technology to elevate each aspect of its performance.

When Mazda built its 2014 Mazda CX-5 with the KODO “soul of motion” design language, it intended to create a vehicle that used its every detail to deliver a stronger, more efficient drive. Matched with the vehicle’s 2.0-liter SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine, the the crossover produces a solid 155 horsepower while earning an EPA-estimated 35 mpg highway. Increasing the engine to the 2.5-liter SKYACTIV-G engine gets drivers 184 horsepower to work with while still maintaining a fuel-conscious performance. In addition to optimizing its powertrain, Mazda uses SKYACTIV to improve the body and chassis for a safer, more aerodynamic construction. The Mazda CX-5 offers drivers the full package of uncompromising strengths. To schedule a test drive, contact us at Ingram Park Mazda today.