2008 Mazda Mazda5 2.3L 4-cyl. 5-speed Automatic Consumer Review - So far, very happy!

2008 Mazda Mazda5 - Consumer Review

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So far, very happy!
By Nikki32 on


2008 Mazda Mazda5 Sport 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 5A)


We needed a newer mini-van that would fit our family's needs and stay in budget. The Mazda5 drives great, much sportier than our sedans. Holds the corners very well, feeling very solid on the road. It is very comfortable for a family of 4. Easy to get the car seats in the bucket seats. Sliding doors make it super easy to get kids in and out, and we can park this car in a compact spot. It also fits in the garage easily. Even with our super height difference, my husband and I find it easy to drive and visibility is very good. Other minivans we test drove were bulky. This performs like a car. Even loaded with suitcases, it performs well. And the price was very reasonable.

Favorite Features

Flat fold third row, rear AC, safety features like curtain airbags, auxiliary mp3 jack for the ipod/iphone, cloth seats clean easy, audio controls on steering wheel, sliding doors, sporty performance, like the exterior better than other minivans.

Suggested Improvements

Some of the plastic interior scratches very easily, change that. Fuzzy carpets are a lint trap. It would be great if they had a hybrid version of this that got 45 mpg or better, or perhaps a diesel version for improved fuel economy. Not bad for a mini-van for certain, but could be better.
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