Unlike those two similar-priced 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 stress out of daily life.
What's more, the CX-5 appears to be really good value for money, especially when you factor in how much kit it gets as standard.
While all those things could be said about the original CX-5 (2012-2017), it didn't have much in the way of competition. This latest version, though, 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.