2008 Mazda 5 Consumer Review: Low Profile Wheels=Lots of Tro
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2008 Mazda 5 - Consumer Review

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Sport Passenger Minivan (2.3L 4-cyl. 5-speed Automatic)

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Low Profile Wheels=Lots of Trouble!
By arecktenwald on

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2008 Mazda 5 Sport 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 5A)

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We've had our Mazda 5 for 5 years now and have put three full sets of tires on it and at least 2 other random replacements- and it only has 95k miles on it- all highway. The low profile wheels don't last and are fairly expensive to replace. In addition, our transmission gave out in year 2 and had to be completely replaced (luckily all covered by the warranty). Also, the wheel alignment is not great (perhaps lending to the massive tire consumption) nor are the shocks at this point. So the ride is less than smooth. The first two years we LOVED the car, but it certainly has not aged well.

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