The 2019 Subaru Forester Stacked Against the 2019 Mazda CX-5

If you've been in the market for a new crossover in the San Jose area, Subaru has likely caught your eye. With great design and legendary reliability, opting for a Subaru is often the best choice for many California adventurers. Subaru has long been dedicated to providing our area drivers with compelling options, which is why so many area drivers take pride in driving various Subaru models. But when it comes to crossovers, there's plenty of brands making great options. Finding the right one may seem overwhelming.

When you're shopping for your new vehicle, you likely want to do some research. We don't blame you for that, buying a new crossover is a serious investment. That's why we want to help you determine between the 2019 Subaru Forester and one of its top competitors, the 2019 Mazda CX-5.

2019 Subaru Forester

2019 Mazda CX-5

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Interior Cargo Space and Room

Driving a crossover means that you prioritize practicality, which is what makes the interior room so important. That's why the 2019 Subaru Forester offers more room than the 2019 Mazda CX-5. Whether it be room for passengers or cargo, the Subaru comes out on top.

2019 Subaru Forester
  • Headroom Front/Rear: 41.2/39.6 inches
  • Legroom Front/Rear: 43.3/39.4 inches
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 76.1 cubic-feet
  • Shoulder Room Front/Rear:58.2/57.2 inches
2019 Mazda CX-5
  • Headroom Front/Rear: 39.7/39.0 inches
  • Legroom Front/Rear: 41.0/39.6
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 59.6 cubic-feet
  • Shoulder Room Front/Rear: 57.1/54.8


If you're interested in safety, you're sure to appreciate what Subaru includes in the 2019 Forester. Whether you're a Santa Clara or Mountain View driver, you deserve a vehicle that puts your safety first. With standard symmetrical all-wheel drive, you can handle almost any weather condition in a Subaru Forester. Unlike the 2019 Mazda CX-5, the Forester makes features like Brake Assist and Driver Assist technology standard. Subaru has always been a leader when it comes to safety, and the 2019 Forester continues that tradition.


With the 2.5-liter DOHC engine, the Forester can generate 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque. While not as powerful as the 2019 Mazda CX-5 base engine, you're sure to enjoy the engaging and efficient drive offered by the BOXER engine mated to the CVT. In addition, when the 2019 Subaru is properly equipped, our Cupertino and Sunnyvale drivers can tow up to 1,500 pounds. You're also sure to enjoy the larger fuel tank offered by the Forester in comparison to the Mazda CX-5.

Subaru Forester

Vs Mazda CX-5

Experience the 2019 Subaru Forester

If you're ready to experience a quality crossover, experience the 2019 Subaru Forester at our dealership. Whether you're a veteran Subaru owner, or new to the brand, we can help you track down the right Forester for your lifestyle needs. With the Subaru Forester offering benefits over the Mazda CX-5, the competition is close, but we believe the Subaru comes out on top. More room and more standard safety means you can cruise the roads of San Jose in style and comfort. If you're ready to improve your automotive experience, visit our dealership today and discover what it's like to get behind the wheel of a 2019 Subaru Forester.

2019 Subaru Forester Vs 2019 Mazda CX-5

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