Compare Nissan Juke vs. Mazda CX-5

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2013 Nissan Juke 2013 Mazda CX-5
2013 Nissan Juke 2013 Mazda CX-5
5dr Wgn CVT S FWD
  • 5dr Wgn CVT S FWD
  • 5dr Wgn CVT S AWD
  • 5dr Wgn Manual SV FWD
  • 5dr Wgn CVT SV FWD
  • 5dr Wgn Manual NISMO FWD
  • 5dr Wgn CVT SV AWD
  • 5dr Wgn CVT SL FWD
  • 5dr Wgn Manual SL FWD *Ltd Avail*
  • 5dr Wgn CVT NISMO AWD
  • 5dr Wgn CVT SL AWD
FWD 4dr Man Sport
  • FWD 4dr Man Sport
  • FWD 4dr Auto Sport
  • AWD 4dr Auto Sport
  • FWD 4dr Auto Touring
  • AWD 4dr Auto Touring
  • FWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring
  • AWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring


MSRP $18,990 $20,995  
Invoice $18,108 $20,396
Avg. Paid $17,067 $19,485

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.1  
Critics' Rating 7.9 9.5
Performance 7.7 8.2
Interior 6.8 7.9
Cost to Own 9.2 9.1
Safety 8.9 8.8
Reliability 2.5 2.5

Pros & Cons

  • Athletic performance
  • Very good fuel economy
  • Very good fuel economy ratings
  • Athletic handling
  • Sharp steering
  • Small cabin
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Harsh ride
  • Slightly underpowered engine

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas Turbocharged I4 1.6L/99 Gas I4 2.0L/122
MPG 27 City / 32 Hwy 26 City / 35 Hwy



Body Style Crossover Sport Utility Vehicle  


Wheelbase(in) 99.600 106.300  
Length, Overall (in) 162.400 179.300
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.500 72.400
Height, Overall (in) 61.800 67.300

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Standard  


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2959 3208  

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard  
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard


Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional  


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard  
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 86.700 103.800
Front Head Room (in) 39.600 40.100
Front Leg Room (in) 42.100 41.000
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.600 57.500
Front Hip Room (in) 51.500 55.200
Second Head Room (in) 36.700 39.000
Second Leg Room (in) 32.100 39.300
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.400 55.500
Second Hip Room (in) 48.400 53.700
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 35.900 65.400
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 10.500 34.100
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard  

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard  


Cloth Seats Standard Standard  
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard  
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas Turbocharged I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/99 2.0L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 188 @ 5600 155 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 177 @ 2000-5200 150 @ 4000
Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio Manual
Turning diameter - TBD - 36.700


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.200 14.8


Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut  
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)


Automatic Standard  
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.