2009 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 5A)
I gave this car a glowing review a year ago. Recently, I've experienced several problems which I've discovered others have encountered too.
1. entire power steering unit needed replacement (covered under warranty) lost power steering suddenly while driving, was restored after shutting and restarting car-known problem.
2. Lots of squeaking rea-rend, dealer repl. rear sway bar bushings.
3. Front seat squeaks fixed but now squeaking again.
4. Tires which I rotated faithfully, needed replacement at 26,000 miles-also common problem.
Love the way the car drives but feel like I've experienced a lot of problems for such a new car.Also not a great car on the snow-at all. Disappointed.
seating, fun to drive, storage
quality in power steering, suspension, squeaks, etc. tires that come w/ car are CHEAP and don't last long.