Unlike both of those aforementioned rivals, the CX-5 isn't available with seven seats, but it's still a very practical family car with some clever tricks up its sleeve to take the stresses out of daily life.
What's more, the CX-5 appears really good value for money, especially when you factor in how much kit you get as standard. However, whereas the original Mazda CX-5 (2012-17) was all of those things, it didn't have much in the way of competition.
This latest version has a much tougher job to stand out, so what's it like to drive compared with its rivals? What's it like inside? How practical is it? And is it really such great value as it first appears? We'll tell you all you need to know over the next few pages.