In comparing the 2020 BMW X1's and the 2020 Mazda CX-5's specifications and ratings, the 2020 BMW X1 has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. The 2020 Mazda CX-5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, resale value and interior volume. The 2020 BMW X1 and 2020 Mazda CX-5 have the same Based on this comparison of the 2020 BMW X1's and the 2020 Mazda CX-5's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 is a better car than the 2020 BMW X1.
2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Mazda CX-5 Pricing
A used 2020 BMW X1 ranges from $24,900 to $34,688 while a used 2020 Mazda CX-5 is priced between $21,300 to $29,699.
2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Mazda CX-5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 BMW X1 loses 43.4 percent of its value and the 2020 Mazda CX-5 loses 39.8 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Mazda CX-5 retains 3.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 BMW X1.
2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Mazda CX-5 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X1 is 8.6 out of 10 while the Mazda CX-5's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the BMW X1 being ranked 1 out of 13 Best Luxury Subcompact SUVs and the Mazda CX-5 being ranked 12 out of 19 Best Small SUVs.
2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Mazda CX-5 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars' Reliability Rating for the BMW X1 and Mazda CX-5 is 7.2 out of 10.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 BMW X1’s base engine makes 228 horsepower, and the 2020 Mazda CX-5 base engine makes 187 horsepower. The X1 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 531 miles. The CX-5 is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 459 miles.This gives the 2020 Mazda CX-5 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2020 BMW X1 the advantage in maximum range. The X1 uses premium unleaded, and the CX-5 uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2020 Mazda CX-5, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2020 BMW X1, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, rear head room and rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2020 BMW X1 and the 2020 Mazda CX-5 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.