Nissan Dualis vs Mazda CX-5 Class Comparison

Welcome to the Nissan Dualis vs Mazda CX-5 comparison article. At the time of this comparison, the Dualis has been around for a long period since 2007 while the CX-5 has been around for almost 9 years in the market. The CX-5 is technically one of the most advanced cars you can get. The Dualis has been the best-selling car and has been advanced for 2012 with equipment updates.


(*Prices are reflective of average BE FORWARD pricings as of December 2021.)

 Nissan DualisMazda CX-5
Capacity/Doors5 seats / 5 doors5 seats / 5 doors
Torque198 Nm @ 4400 RPM420 Nm @ 2000 RPM
Top Speed180 km/h180 km/h
0-100 km/h12.7 sec9.5 sec – 10.0 sec
Max Power102 Kw @ 5200 RPM140 kW @ 4500 RPM
Engine2.0L2.0L – 2.5L
Fuel Tank Capacity65L56L – 58L
Key FeaturesDriver and front passenger SRS

Airbags, Curtain airbags, side

airbags, ABS, Electronic Brake

Force Distribution (EBD), Vehicle

Dynamic Control(VDC), Brake

assist, front-seat active headrest
SRS Airbags, Curtain airbags,

DCS and TCS, ABS, Electronic

Stability Control, i-ACTIVSENSE,

3 Point ELR seatbelt, Smart City

Brake Support (SCBS)
Fuel Consumption14.2 km/L15.2 km/L – 18.6 Km/L
Length x Width x Height4.31×1.78×1.61 m4.54×1.84×1.70 m
BE FORWARD PRICEUSD 2,390 - USD 13,060USD 5,270 – USD 33,060

Interior & Exterior Comparison

Nissan Dualis

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The Nissan Dualis has a gentle appearance with a true capability of a compact SUV. It’s one of the few cars that provide a perfect fuel economy and balance of utility in one package. It competes with the Mazda CX-5, Mitsubishi RVR, and Subaru XV.

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The Nissan Dualis has an old-school but stylish design that appeals to both a masculine and feminine clientele. The 20G grade is particularly fitted with fog lights, 17-Inch alloy rims, and an optional sunroof.

(a) Cabin Storage

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The Dualis is a roomy car that can seat 5 adults. The seats have a proper SUV taste with a good position that offers passengers an excellent view of the road. In the driver’s row, the driver has enough legroom and the passenger seat is also well spaced with good legroom. In the passenger row, the seats have excellent space but the middle seat is a little tight for a tall person.

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You will find several storage compartments in the cabin that are used for storing items such as handbags, beverages, smartphones, goggles, etc. In the first row, you will get a glovebox, 2 cup-holders, door pockets, and a center tray. In the second row, there are door pockets, a center armrest, and storage on the front seat jacket pockets.

(b) Cargo Space

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The Nissan Dualis has sufficient cargo space that can carry luggage enough for a family of 5. When more space is needed, the back seats can be folded in a split outline.

Mazda CX-5

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The Mazda CX-5 is a spacious car with ample space with decent headspace and legroom on both rows. In the first row, you will find both seats have excellent space and can comfortably accommodate tall people. In the second row, the space is well and feels suitable even for tall people.

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The Mazda CX-5 has a good design exterior with a rounded exterior and sharp front. All grades are fitted with fog lights, a dual exhaust, and alloy rims that give it a sporty look.

(a) Cabin Storage

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The Mazda CX-5 has enough space with a decent headspace and legroom on both rows. In the driver row, the driver and passenger seats have excellent space and can comfortably carry tall people. In the passenger row, the space is ok and feels suitable even for tall people.

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In the first row, there is a storage shelf below the dashboard, the center box, a glove box, door panel storage, and 4 cup-holders. In the second row, there are front seat jacket pockets, door pockets, and 4 cup holders.

(b) Cargo Space

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The CX-5 has 500 Litres of space, the boot is large enough to carry luggage for a family of 5. When more space is required, the second-row seats can be folded in a split outline to make 1620 Litres of storage space.

Engine, Performance & Fuel Consumption

Nissan Dualis

(a) Engine & Performance

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The Dualis fitted with 2 engine choices, an MR20DE 2.0 L petrol engine and a hybrid engine that is mated to an XTRONIC CVT-M6 transmission and available in both 2WD and 4WD.

(b) Fuel Consumption

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Fuel consumption for Nissan Dualis 2.0L is around 14.2 km/L.

Mazda CX-5

(a) Engine & Performance

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The CX-5 is fitted with 3 engine options; these are a SKYACTIV-G 2.5L petrol engine, a SKYACTIV-D 2.2L diesel engine, and a SKYACTIV-G 2.0L petrol engine. These are mated to a 6-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission and a 2WD is available on the petrol engine and 4WD is available only in a diesel engine.

(b) Fuel Consumption

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The Mazda CX-5 2.0L petrol fuel consumption is 16.0 km/L, the Mazda CX-5 2.2L diesel fuel consumption is around 18.6 km/L, and the Mazda CX-5 2.5L petrol fuel consumption is around 15.2 km/L.

Final Verdict

Nissan Dualis and Mazda CX-5 are the real competitors in these variants though the Mazda CX-5 challenged the Dualis. The Dualis and the CX-5 are one of those car models that are competing in almost every aspect of car details, but Mazda CX-5 has beast looking while the Dualis has gentle looking. If you prefer a diesel engine the CX-5 has a 2.2L diesel engine, while the Dualis has only one engine. Mazda has 3 engine options while Dualis has only one engine option. For power, Mazda CX-5 is the option to choose and look good for off-road driving while Dualis also is one among the best for on-road driving.
 
For people who feel a gentle-looking Dualis is all you need and for the sports looking CX-5 is your choice. The Dualis has been around for a while now while the CX-5 has been for a short period and its status speaks for itself. All of these models are available in our store; take a look at BE FORWARD.

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Written by: Josephat Lukaza

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