The hugely popular Mazda CX-5 doesn't suffer from the new Honda CR-V.

Even if the 2023 Honda CR-V ups the ante with a radical redesign

the 2022 Mazda CX-5 still ranks among the best SUVs you can buy.

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The 2022 Mazda CX-5 is the best SUV you can buy. Better than the 2023 Honda CR-V.

The CX-5 hasn't been redesigned since his 2017, but the CR-V has a fresh exterior design and a revamped interior.

In our list of the best SUVs of 2022 and 2023, the Mazda CX-5 takes first place with 8.7 out of 10 points.

The 2023 Hyundai Tucson is second with 8.5 points and the 2023 Honda CR-V is third with 8.4 points.

The difference between 8.7 and 8.4 may seem small

but it's enough to declare a winner American Ranking News serves as an industry average

This rating is based on reputable car critic reviews found in newspapers, magazines and online.

The CX-5 has stiff suspension and sporty handling, while the CR-V has a soft feel

CX-5 seems to be the winner. Because it stretched the dollar even further with sophisticated cabins and glamorous experiences

But the CR-V is a strong contender with more passenger and cargo space.