A head to head comparison of a 2017 Honda HR-V to a 2016 Mazda CX-5 in Engine Performance Near Katy, TX.

Honda HR-V

Compared To Mazda CX-5 2016

As tested in Motor Trend the Honda HR-V is faster than the Mazda CX-5 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl. (manual transmissions tested):
Zero to 60 MPH8.5 sec9.2 sec
Quarter Mile16.4 sec16.9 sec
Speed in 1/4 Mile83.3 MPH82.9 MPH