2022 Hyundai Tucson VS Mazda CX-50 – Read This Before Buying

June 20th, 2022 by

Hyundai Tucson VS Mazda CX-50 Comparison

2022 Hyundai Tucson VS Mazda CX 50 Comparison

There is a large number of small SUVs on the market which can make choosing one difficult. In this short post, we are going to compare the Hyundai Tucson and Mazda CX-50, two very popular options in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas.

 

We are going to look at 5 areas that car shoppers find most important when making a purchase decision. Click on each one to jump to that section.

  1. Price and Affordability
  2. Engine and Fuel Economy
  3. Cargo Space and Seating
  4. Standard Safety
  5. Warranty and Protection

 

Hopefully, this helps guide your vehicle search and helps add clarity to some of your most pressing questions.

 

 


Price and Affordability Compared

The first thing most people look at when shopping for a new vehicle is the price. No matter how great a vehicle looks and feels if it does not fit within your budget, it does not matter. When comparing the prices of the Hyundai Tucson VS the Mazda CX-50 the Tucson has a lower starting MSRP on its base trim and a lower price on its highest trim level unit when compared to the CX-50.

Hyundai

Mazda
Trim MSRP MSRP Trim
SE $25,800 $26,800 2.5 S
SEL $27,100 $28,200 2.5 S Select
N Line $31,200 $29,500 2.5 S Preferred
XRT $31,850 $31,940 2.5 S Preferred Plus
Limited $35,300 $34,400 2.5 S Premium
$36,400 2.5 S Premium Plus
$36,400 2.5 Turbo
$39,550

2.5 Turbo Premium

$41,550

2.5 Turbo Premium Plus

 


Engine and Fuel Economy Compared

Both the Hyundai Tucson and Mazda CX-50 offer very comparable fuel efficiency ratings that your wallet will thank you for. The Tucson SE comes equipped with a 2.5 Liter Inline 4-cylinder engine producing up to 187 horsepower. The Mazda 2.5 S comes standard with a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 engine also producing up to 187 horsepower.

Hyundai

Mazda

SE AWD

 

2.5 S AWD

24

City

24

29

Highway

30

26

Combined

27

 


Cargo Space and Seating Compared

Whether you commute to work each day or like to camp near Duluth, having enough space to fit your cargo and passengers comfortably is essential.

When it comes to cargo space, this is where Tucson separates itself from the CX-50. The Tucson offers almost 10 more cu. ft. than the CX-50 with the seats in the upright position. And when the seats are folded down, the Tucson offers over 24 more cubic feet of than the CX-50.

Hyundai

Mazda

SE

Trim

2.5 S

41.2

Seats Up (cu. ft.)

31.4

80.3

Seats Down (cu. ft.)

56.3

 


Standard Safety Compared

Most vehicles today are equipped with some form of active and passive safety features to help keep your vehicle and your passengers safe. Both the Tucson and CX-50 come standard with some great features to help keep you safe. These include:

Hyundai

Mazda

SE

Trim

2.5 S

Tire Pressure Monitor

Blind Spot Monitoring Assist

Forward Collision Avoidance Assist

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Pedestrian Detection

Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go

Driver Attention Warning

Lane Departure Warning System with Lane-keep Assist

Lane Keeping Assist

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Lane Following Assist

Rear View Monitor

Rear Occupant Alert

 


Warranty and Protection Compared

The last thing we’ll look at is the warranties that both the Tucson and CX-50 come with. Every new Hyundai comes with America’s Best Warranty, making it a clear winner in this category. While Mazda does offer some protection, they do not offer coverage for as long or as many miles as Hyundai.

Hyundai

Mazda

5 Years/60,000 Miles

New Vehicle Limited

3 Years/36,000 Miles

10 Years/100,000 Miles

Powertrain Limited

5 Years/60,000 Miles

5 Years/Unlimited Miles

24/7 Roadside assistance

3 Years/36,000 Miles

7 Years/Unlimited Miles

Anti-perforation

N/A

 


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