The SUV market is highly competitive, with new and improved features being offered with each model, and within the competition of SUVs, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 and the Hyundai Tucson go head-to-head. Both SUVs offer exclusive interior and exterior features as well as create a more pleasant ride. Nevertheless, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 proves to be the superior SUV with more capabilities and powerful performance that can adapt to various road conditions. So continue reading to learn why customers favor the 2023 Mazda CX-50 over the Hyundai Tucson.
The 2023 Mazda CX-50 has a starting price of $26,800, which is a competitive deal when considering the features built with the SUV. Some of the many elements include a technical interior, advanced safety features, and powerful performance!
Upon entering the cabin of the 2023 Mazda CX-50, drivers are met with a 10.25-inch center-mounted display that provides access to a list of applications, including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, maps, contacts, playlists, and Bluetooth connectivity. The Premium Bose Audio system is alongside the touch screen that provides an immersive listening experience throughout the cabin. In addition to the technology, the SUV comes equipped with plenty of comfort features that make the ride more enjoyable. This includes a 6-way manual adjustable driver's seat, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control with a pollen filter, heated steering wheel, and Terracotta leather-trimmed seating for maximum style and comfortability.
Besides the state-of-the-art interior, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 is one of the most reliable SUVs when it comes to safety. The SUV comes built with the i-Activsense Safety System that comes with adaptive front lighting, automatic high-beam control, adaptive radar cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, and forward-collision warning. Additionally, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 comes with an advanced airbag system strategically built within the SUV to ensure the driver and passengers remain upright in the event of an accident. Furthermore, emergency assistance is readily available by using 911 dialing and roadside assistance.
Lastly, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 is built to perform like no other SUV on the market. Drivers have the choice between two available engine options, starting with the SKYACTIV-G 2.5 DOHC 4-cylinder engine that produces 187 horsepower. The alternative SKYACTIV-G 2.5 engine with Twin-scroll Turbo and i-stop technology produces a robust 227 horsepower. The SUV also receives an EPA-estimated 27 MPG taking your drives further. In addition to the engine power, the SUV is built with a drive mode selector that provides a suite of options, including normal, sport, off-road, and an available towing mode with a max capacity of 3,500 lbs to take on heavy-duty jobs with ease. As a result, drivers can enjoy an outstanding driving experience with the powerful performance offered no matter where they go.
The main competitor to the 2023 Mazda CX-50 is the Hyundai Tucson, with a starting price of $25,800, making the SUV slightly less expensive. Nevertheless, customers can also expect fewer overall features with a lower price tag.
The interior of the Hyundai Tucson features a standard touch screen that provides access to applications including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, radio, and Bluetooth connectivity. Alongside the touch screen is the available Bose Premium Sound System for a quality listening experience. Besides the technology, the interior features some comfort elements that include standard climate control, heated seats, and an available heated steering wheel. These features and more are standard within the 2023 Mazda CX-50.
In addition to the technology, the Hyundai Tucson comes equipped with the Hyundai SmartSense. These features include cruise control, forward collision assist, driver attention warning, lane-keeping assist, highway driving assist, lane following assist, blind-spot monitor, surround-view monitor, safe exit warning, rear occupant alert, and high beam assist, and remote smart parking assist. However, even though the Hyundai Tucson boasts its driver-assistive features, it lacks protective measures in the event of a collision.
Lastly, the Hyundai Tucson's performance capabilities resemble the 2023 Mazda CX-50. The SUV is equipped with an inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 187 horsepower. However, though the power of the Hyundai Tucson resembles the 2023 Mazda CX-50, the SUV fails to uphold the driving versatility as it does not include drive modes that can make unpredictable terrain more convenient.
Upon a final comparison of the two models, it is clear either SUV is capable of providing a great driving experience with features personable to their specific model. However, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 still reigns as the superior choice, offering enhanced technology for both convenience and safety as well as multiple engine options to give drivers more control over various road conditions. So there's no reason to miss out on the exciting 2023 Mazda CX-50. For more information on how to get your hands on this SUV, be sure to call Mazda of Lodi or visit our dealership today!