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Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $33,525

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $4,534

Lowest Total Invoice: $31,802

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $8,880

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderCX-5
TrimLimitedHybrid LimitedLimited PlatinumHybrid Limited PlatinumGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,080 $45,160 $35,200 $48,280 $29,645
Base Invoice $38,419 $41,231 $41,268 $44,080 $28,503
Floor mats 229 229 229 229  
Cargo net 49 49 49 49 60
All-weather floor mats 249 249 249 249 125
Rear bumper protector 139 139 139 139 125
Class II trailer hitch 699 699 699 699 450
Remote start 499 499 499 499 550
Cargo mat         70
Cargo cover         250
Roof rails         400
Obstacle detection, rear         475
Illuminated door sill trim plates         400
Floor mats 139 139 139 139  
Cargo net 35 35 35 35 48
All-weather floor mats 145 145 145 145 100
Rear bumper protector 99 99 99 99 100
Class II trailer hitch 530 530 530 530 360
Remote start 320 320 320 320 440
Cargo mat         56
Cargo cover         200
Roof rails         320
Obstacle detection, rear         380
Illuminated door sill trim plates         320
Options (change) 1,864 1,864 1,864 1,864 2,905
Options (change) 1,268 1,268 1,268 1,268 2,324
Destination 995 995 995 995 975
Total Price $44,939 $48,019 $38,059 $51,139 $33,525
Total Invoice $40,682 $43,494 $43,531 $46,343 $31,802

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $894
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,965
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderCX-5
TrimLimitedHybrid LimitedLimited PlatinumHybrid Limited PlatinumGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine295hp V6257hp V6 H295hp V6257hp V6 H187hp I4
TransmissionT8CVTT8CVTT6
DrivetrainFWDAWDFWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)825, 12825, 12825, 12825, 12?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/55-19245/55-19245/55-19245/55-19225/55-19
Total Price$44,939$48,019$38,059$51,139$33,525
Adjustments for Features-2,115-3,465-3,640-4,9900
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$42,824$44,554$34,419$46,149$33,525
Cost Above Minimum$8,405$10,135$0$11,730$0
Total Invoice$40,682$43,494$43,531$46,343$31,802
Adjustments for Features-1,915-3,138-4,163-4,5220
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$38,767$40,356$39,368$41,821$31,802
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,589$601$3,054$0

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Features Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderCX-5
TrimLimitedHybrid LimitedLimited PlatinumHybrid Limited PlatinumGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 $1300  
CVT $1000 $1000 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1100
FWD$0 $0 $0
AWD $1700 $1700 
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100$100$100 
Adaptive cruise control$750$750$750$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed    $1000
Heated steering wheel  $100$100 
Sunshades, second row$125$125$125$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist    $25
Around view cameras  $500$500 
Following distance indicator    $25
G-vectoring control    $50
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100$100 
Obstacle detection, front  $200$200 
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50$50 
Perimeter scan  $25$25 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100$100 
Rearview camera$200$200  $200
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75$75$75 
Side curtain airbags    $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500$500$500$500 
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40$40$40$40 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150$150$150 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125$125$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player$125$125$125$125 
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0$0 
Intercom$25$25$25$25 
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50$50 
Rain-sensing wipers  $175$175$175
Rear air vents    $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250$250$250 
Rear HVAC unit$400$400$400$400 
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0$0 
Surround sound    $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300$300 
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25$25 
Traffic information    $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75   
Wiper de-icer$25$25$25$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350$350$350$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)    $250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)    $25
Panoramic sunroof  $1200$1200 
Sunroof$900$900  $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Conversation mirror$25$25$25$25 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150$150 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25 $25 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only    $750
Steering-linked headlights    $150
Tachometer$75 $75 $75
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300$300$300 
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100$100 
Foldaway tray table, second row$75$75$75$75 
Folding third row seats$600$600$600$600 
Heated second row seats  $200$200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates    $200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75$75$75 
Manual recliner, third row seats$125$125$125$125 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat    $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels    $350
Chrome-clad alloy wheels$600$600$600$600 
Total Value of Features$8,215$9,565$9,740$11,090$6,100
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,115$3,465$3,640$4,990$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,915-3,138-4,163-4,5220

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20182018
ModelHighlanderCX-5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in106.2 in
Length192.5 in179.1 in
Width75.8 in72.5 in
Height68.1 in65.3 in
Curb Weight4,166 lb.3,563 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.2 gal.14.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in39.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.3 in57.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.2 in55.2 in
Row 1 Legroom44.2 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.9 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.6 in54.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.1 in55.3 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in39.6 in
Row 3 Headroom35.9 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room45.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom27.7 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.8 ft330.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
42.3 ft330.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.7 ft359.6 ft3

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