In comparing the 2019 Mazda CX-5's and the 2019 INFINITI QX50's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability and resale value. The 2019 INFINITI QX50 has the advantage in the areas of interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Mazda CX-5's and the 2019 INFINITI QX50's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is a better car than the 2019 INFINITI QX50.
2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 INFINITI QX50 Pricing
A used 2019 Mazda CX-5 ranges from $19,651 to $28,749 while a used 2019 INFINITI QX50 is priced between $21,983 to $32,827.
2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 INFINITI QX50 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 loses 39.8 percent of its value and the 2019 INFINITI QX50 loses 47.9 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Mazda CX-5 retains 8.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 INFINITI QX50.
2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 INFINITI QX50 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Mazda CX-5 is 8.1 out of 10 while the INFINITI QX50's quality rating is 8.3 out of 10. This results in the Mazda CX-5 being ranked 12 out of 19 Best Small SUVs and the INFINITI QX50 being ranked 3 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs.
2019 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2019 INFINITI QX50 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Mazda CX-5 is 7.2 out of 10. For the INFINITI QX50 the reliability rating is 7.0 out of 10. This gives the Mazda CX-5 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the INFINITI QX50.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Mazda CX-5’s base engine makes 187 horsepower, and the 2019 INFINITI QX50 base engine makes 268 horsepower. The CX-5 is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 459 miles. The QX50 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 496 miles.This gives the 2019 Mazda CX-5 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2019 INFINITI QX50 the advantage in maximum range. The CX-5 uses regular unleaded, and the QX50 uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/compact SUVs, the 2019 INFINITI QX50 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 has the advantage in the areas of front leg room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 INFINITI QX50 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.