The base model is equipped with keyless entry, complete power accessories, cruise control, automatic climate control with rear vents and a six speaker sound system. I really wanted another minivan, but did not have the budget available for a late model traditional m-v. The result is one of those esoteric truisms, where the total is better than the sum of its parts. Air vents shutter like window blinds if the cool or warm air gets too much. Headlight housings slashed into the fenders reach around the sides to touch the front wheel well arches, which are mostly filled by the tires. Push up to shift down, push down to shift up. Among them: air conditioning; power windows and central locking; four-speaker, multi-source stereo; steering wheel-mounted speed and sound controls; inboard armrests on the middle-row seats; four passenger assist grips; and carpeted floor mats.
We can only fit our large stroller in the back, with one of the third row seats folded down. Delivering the utility of a minivan in a package with the agility, maneuverability and economy of a small car, the Mazda5 boasts responsive handling, a comfortable ride and a relatively quiet interior. Unique Attributes If there are any features of this that sets it apart from other in its class, then mention those unique attributes here. Back seats fold down for nice roomy trunk. A four-speed automatic is the other choice. The flow lines of the hood, headlights and body panels help create a compelling sense of movement.
Station wagons are so outdated. Pricing Add more fields as necessary. My rear-left wheel well is almost gone. Suspension, f: independent, MacPherson strut, coil springs, gas-pressure shocks, stabilizer bar Suspension, r: independent, multi-link, coil springs, gas-pressure shocks, stabilizer bar Ground clearance: 5. Head restraints are adjustable in all three rows, but they, too, diminish in comfort in the second and third rows, especially the rearmost, which are functional, yes, but add nothing to an already minimally accommodating seat. Our overall mileage for five months ownership, city and suburban driving mostly, is 23 mpg and slowly improving. The only problem is that when we want to take vacations, it is not large enough to hold all of our suitcases, baby items, etc.
Colors List the colors that the particular is offered in. The Mazda5 has three available trim levels including the Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. The Mazda5 has three available trim levels including the Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. It is based on 's global C1 platform, meaning it shares many parts with the. Mazda says sliding rear doors offer easier. An underappreciated gem, the Mazda5 has a wide range of attributes, unmatched by any other vehicle on the market. The rest of the kilometers were in heavy traffic 22 percent , in the suburbs 0 percent , and in the city 0 percent.
Performance Please make sure to write information of the vehicle's performance in a third-person point of view. Primary Use: Commuting to work Has Been What I Hoped It Would Be. Metallic-look plastic trims the center stack, shift console and front door handles. The Mazda 5 is quite compact and maneuvers like a new car, and has plenty of cargo and passenger space. It tucks into tight parking spaces, thanks in no small part to a turning circle that bests all the competition by several feet, including the five-passenger Mazda6. Our gas mileage with this load, on the 700 mile trip with average speeds 75-80 mph, was 24.
Design quirks and oddities Refer to any pop-culture tidbits about the in this section. Planning ahead is required for merging on to a freeway or for passing on a two-lane road. . The view forward from the second and third row seats is surprisingly unobstructed, thanks to each row being two inches higher than the row in front, and to the positioning of the third row closer to the centerline than either of the front rows. It drives like a sports sedan, but is able to transport 6-7 people, or carry a van full of cargo. The first generation Premacy was a 2-row, 4 or 5-passenger vehicle, while the second generation adds a third row of seats for up to 6 passengers.
The dashboard is very minivan-ish, with broad reaches of quality plastic spreading far forward beneath the sharply raked windshield. Exceptionally responsive handling is the result of an electric power assist steering system, as well as a revised multi-link rear setup that uses a different sway bar to achieve superior spring and damping rates. The manual version of the Mazda5 significantly improves upon the weak performance complaints that have been associated with the automatic. The biggest argument in favor of the 5 is its low price. The second-row seats could be folded and removed as on many other minivans.
Audio and climate controls are sublime, with large, round knobs and widely spaced, clearly marked buttons. In this case, we wish we would've gotten a car with more cargo room. The Mazda 5 design team is headed by Hideki Matsuoka and the vehicle is manufactured in Hiroshima, Japan. Among the engine options will be Mazda's newly-developed 2. The Mazda also has flexible seating for four passengers and their luggage, or it can accommodate six people with little luggage. No major problems so far; We bought it used 4 months ago.
This generation Premacy was also sold in some Asian markets as the Ford Ixion. So is surely facing into a headwind by bringing to our vast land a minivan that is truly mini. The powertrain is relatively refined and responsive, but could be more powerful. It is now sold as the Mazda5 in all markets and is considered a much better car than the old Premacy model. Only average fuel economy in the city read 20.