2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2021 Jeep Cherokee
2021 MAZDA CX-5 2021 Jeep Cherokee
  187 hp 180 hp
MPG (City/Highway) *
  25/31 22/31
Cargo Space
  59.6 cu. ft. 54.7 cu. ft.
Adaptive Cruise Control
  Standard Available on other styles
Keyless Ignition
  Standard Available on other styles

2021 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2021 Jeep Cherokee

Serving Troy, MI

As you explore the many compact crossover SUVs on the market today, two options may stand out as leading contenders. The Mazda CX-5 has a beautiful design language and exceptional features. The 2021 version is packed with updates, and it is part of a generation that debuted only a few years ago. The Jeep Cherokee is also a smaller SUV that has a few updates for the 2021 model year. This year’s version of the Cherokee is part of a generation that debuted in 2014 after you get to know the Mazda CX-5 and the Cherokee; which model will you decide to focus your full attention on.


The 2021 Mazda CX-5 expresses its modern style from all angles. From the side, you will see a smooth arch through the tall hood and a cascading angle through the contoured sides. The flat nose has a tall grille, and this grille integrates with thin, angled LED headlights. The 2021 Jeep Cherokee, on the other hand, has a flatter hood with linear accentuation through the sides. The stretched grille is rather compact in height, and it is separated from large, LED-enhanced headlights.


Inside the 2021 Mazda CX-5, you will find a modern design with high-end materials. The dashboard has a long, slender design with pointed air vents and a floating display screen. Features included in select or all trims include a navigation system, ambient lighting, leather and wood material, heated front and rear seats, a heads-up display, and more. The 2021 Jeep Cherokee’s interior has a layered, molded dashboard design with a wing-like port surrounding the central display screen. Its base-level features are split-folding seats in the rear, a six-speaker sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, cloth seats, and more.


Differences between the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and the 2021 Jeep Cherokee continue with their safety features. The 2021 Mazda CX-5 trim levels have adaptive cruise control, lane departure mitigation, blind-spot monitoring, and forward collision mitigation. Higher-level trims also have adaptive headlights, a surround-view camera, parking sensors, and rear auto braking. The Cherokee’s base-level safety features include lane-keeping assist, forward collision mitigation, and a blind-spot monitor. Higher trims add features like rear auto braking and adaptive cruise control.

Do you want to know more about the Mazda CX-5? You can explore our inventory of crossover SUVs during your next visit to Suburban Mazda of Troy. Connect with our sales department soon to make plans for a Mazda CX-5 test drive.