A Very Nice Van/SUV/Wagon/Crossover
By Ward on
2007 Mazda 5 Touring 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 4A)
I am not sure what to call this vehicle (I try to avoid van as much as possible. God help me, did I buy a van?). Whatever it is, it does many things well. I like the exterior design if the door handles just were not next to each other. Seating for 6, if you need it (small people are best for the third row), or lots of space for stuff if you don't. It's best feature, I believe, is value. Mazda has put in some nice standard features for a vehicle in this price range. Its worst feature is zoom, zoom. The vehicle needs more power from a stand still. Once it gets going, it is fine and even fun to drive. It handles very well.
Moonroof, 6 disc CD changer, auto climate control, easy opening slide doors.
Put in a turbo charger (same as Mazda did with the CX-7). Should add traction and stability control and power driver's seat.