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Specs Comparison
BodyType SUV SUV
Segment C-Segment -
Transmission CVT -
Capacity(L)(L) 2.0 -
Horsepower(PS)(PS) 156 -
Torque (Nm) 196 -
0-100 km/h (s) - -
Dimensions Comparison
Dimensions Comparison
4465 mm
2665 mm
1800 mm
1615 mm
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Photo Comparison
Exterior
Interior
Comparison of Pros & Cons
Pros
  • Now with 7 airbags across the range (old model only had 3 airbags)
  • Symmetrical AWD offers superior traction
  • SGP platform offers improved rear leg room and knee room 
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  • Great handling, fun to drive too.
  • Good looking exterior that will last, especially the Soul Red Crystal color option.
  • Premium interior with a driver-focused arrangement.
  • Easy maintenance, spare parts are easy to find.
  • Good practical car, suitable for all types of lifestyles.
  • 5 years of free service.
  • Available with a powerful 2.5L turbo engine.
  • Good fuel efficiency.
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Cons
  • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay
  • No ADAS features (Subaru EyeSight)
  • Smallest boot in the segment
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  • Price is on the slightly higher side as compared to its competitors.
  • Boot space can be larger.
  • Rear passenger seats could have been a little bit larger for such SUV.
  • It sits lower than typical SUVs and could use more ground clearance.
  • Ride can get busy on rougher roads.
  • No Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).

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Car Reviews Comparison
Car Reviews
Getting down and dirty with the 2023 Subaru XV - Dealer Motion Beyond reminds us why an AWD SUV still matters
Owner Review: Subaru owned by Lady driver, Her 2020 Subaru XV GT
Review: 2022 Subaru XV EyeSight - AWD isn't necessary, but you'd love to have it
Review: 2024 Mazda CX-5 2.5T facelift - A lesson on affordable premium
Owner review: The OG of Kodo Concept - My 2012 Mazda CX-5 2.5 L
Owner Review: Easy handling and comfortable interior - My Mazda CX-5 2.0 GLS
Video Comparison
Video

2020 Subaru XV 2.0L Review, Taking It Off The Beaten Track To Find A Hidden Gem!

2021 Mazda CX-5 2.5 Turbo Review in Malaysia, The FASTEST Japanese Family SUV!!

User Review Comparison
Overall Rating
3.9/5
Excellent
4.2/5
Excellent
Rating Parameters
4.2
Performance
4.8
Performance
4
Ride Comfort
4.1
Ride Comfort
4.1
Space
4
Space
3
Fuel Economy
4
Fuel Economy
4.2
Quality & Features
4.6
Quality & Features
4.2
Price & Cost
3.7
Price & Cost
  • Which is more reliable Subaru XV or Mazda CX-5?

    Both Subaru XV and Mazda CX-5 have a reliability rating of 3.9 (out of 5.0 points).
  • Which is more fuel efficient Subaru XV or Mazda CX-5?

    The specific fuel consumption comparison of the two vehicles can be found here: Subaru XV fuel consumption, Mazda CX-5 fuel consumption.
  • Which car has more legroom Subaru XV or Mazda CX-5?

    To compare the legrooms of the two cars, you can see the comparison data above.

In brief reviews

Trying to figure out which car you should buy? Subaru XV or Mazda CX-5? Compare the two models on the basis of their Car Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs.

Subaru XV

Subaru XV price starts at RM 139788.Subaru XV has 2.0L engine.

Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 price starts at RM 146879.Mazda CX-5 has -L engine.

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