Using the Mazda5 to run errands is the best part. It's in leg room and hip room that the Mazda5 cramps third-row occupants. The benefits of this approach — sporty handling, minimal body roll and manageable dimensions — are readily apparent after only a short time behind the wheel. Planning ahead is required for merging onto a freeway or for passing on a two-lane road. One of the best car I have ever owned and have had many 35 in my years. Lift the seat bottom, fold the tray up and over into the space between the two seats, and voila, you've got a couple of cup holders and flat tray for sandwiches or whatever, with notches in the corners to restrain plastic shopping bags.
The slots for the sliding side doors scar the flanks. While different in man ways, there is something both my car and this one have — a five-speed manual transmission. Traction control and electronic stability control are not available, which is odd for such a family-oriented vehicle. More than once I had to gun it to avoid a collision in that town and feel glad that my parents - whom I treasure - have a safe peppy car. Interior Features The interior of the Mazda 5 is all about packaging and space efficiency.
It would make a great car better. Drove 810 miles the second day and was not tired. Speaking of engine response, while the Mazda 5 is reasonably peppy with a couple people belted in, load it up with a weekend's worth of yard stuff or with another couple for a night on the town, and acceleration gets a little sluggish. Estoy buscando un monovolumen, no tengo la marca ni el modelo decidido, pero si hago caso a las opiniones no puedo comprar ninguno, porque absolutamente en todas hay gente que opina bien y gente que opina mal. Not many adults will want to park for very long in the third row.
To see what's new for 2009, click , or check out a of the two model years. Only the driver's seatback gets a magazine pouch. When loaded-up auto tranny models feel labored but manual transmission cars almost always have good acceleration although highway passing is significantly more difficult with a full car. My own vehicle is a first generation Touring model; as compared to the second-generation base Sport model I recently tested. The rear side door windows roll down, an unexpected feature in a sliding door, leaving only about an inch of glass showing when fully retracted. Creo que lo mejor es comprar lo que necesitas y te gusta y que dios reparta suerte. The extra leg room and reclining second row seats are great for tall people and car seats.
I know Mazda probably sells as many manual transmission Mazda5s as they do Miatas to heterosexual men under the age of 40, but its honestly one of the main reasons I bought the thing. The new design, which debuted on 2008 models, is even better than the original and the 5 somehow manages to look sporty. I loved that little wagon. Mazda5 was introduced as a 2006 model, then restyled and updated for 2008. Lift out the tray bottom, and there's a mesh net for, well, something small, and possibly damp, that'd roll around or otherwise get in the way. Everyday errands are run with a reasonably clear conscience, and without requiring a home equity loan, thanks to respectable fuel mileage. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers.
Climbing in and out is a breeze, even from the second row of seats, thanks to the sliding side doors. Living in California the Bluetooth is great when stuck in traffic. Steering isn't especially precise, but it has good on-center feel and directional stability. Again, considering the price, the interior materials are of a high quality, with excellent seat fabric, nice faux-metal accents and an overall sporty design. Both second-row seats have storage bins beneath the flip-up seat bottoms, but the right-hand seat has an extra-added attraction: a cool, foldout tray parked under the seat.
The stereo is just fine, not the best sound but gets the job done. The seats are really comfortable and adjust well. The seats also recline rather far, and most adults will be able to get comfortable in them. What we really like about the Mazda5 is the size. But I had 105K miles on it and was starting to have some little issues.
I really like the Mazda5, and would purchase again. The outside mirrors could be farther forward, as the reason for those faux wind wings is so the track for the front door windows can be far enough back that they'll roll all the way down. Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-222-5500 -. I like the cockpit feel to the cabin, very open windshield and visibility. Buy your next used motor from our qualified dismantlers, junkyards and used engines dealers. Do Not expect a ton of luggage room while all six seat are erected, though.
And those who do opt for the manual transmission will definitely enjoy its location, sticking out of the dash in a sporty and convenient place, much like on the old van-like 2002 Civic Si — very European! The navigation system screen, when ordered, is integrated into the spot normally reserved for the radio. In another sense, I am intimately familiar with its shortcomings. Headlight housings slash into the fenders and reach around the sides to touch the front wheel well arches, which are mostly filled by the tires. Summary The Mazda 5 is an impressive package in this price range. To buy a particular engine, you may buy it online or call our sales canter at 1-866-612-9788 with the stock number.
We think the Mazda5 is a good value for young families with small children. It's a wonderful fit for a small family. While driving on the highway, the rods started knocking. The second row has two bucket seats that can slide forward and back for additional legroom in either the second or third row. Mazda5 was introduced as a 2006 model, then restyled and updated for 2008. And free is good, right? Though it retains the basic shape of a large minivan, the Mazda5 looks sporty nonetheless. The gas pedal is a bit touchy, which no doubt is a result of its more performance-oriented application on the Mazda3.