by Tom on Sep 27, 2010 Vehicle: 1993 Mazda MPV 3dr Minivan
Probably made better then the newer minivans with all the problems aka transmission failures. It is an older vehicle so what can you expect right. At start up it runs very rough and there is a clicking noise coming from the engine. It is hard starting at times and then it is fine. It isn't very good on gas that's for sure. The slow opening back door is annoying. You need really long arms to reach the controls feels like its a strain to push the buttons. The far back seat is not removable. Lacks power going up hills. Built better then today's vehicles that are made to fall apart.
by humansvcsgypsy on Apr 26, 2004 Vehicle: 1993 Mazda MPV 3dr Minivan
I bought it 8 months ago and have
already put as much into repairs as I
paid for it. It had 146,000 then and
over 153,000 now. Rebuilt the front
end (steering), replaced 18 valve-
lifters (3 per cylinder), had a minor
transmission problem--and I can't part
with it. Excellent build quality--
everything works! Great sound system.
Drives like a breeze. Size is a plus.
by Cosmic Dave on Oct 23, 2003 Vehicle: 1993 Mazda MPV 3dr Minivan
I've had a few problems, including
burning the tranny twice, timing belt
failure, and a tricky connection in the
starting system (if I drive it hard for
an extended period then turn off the
engine for a short period, like at a
convenience store, when I go to restart
it I either have to jiggle the shifter
or simply open then close the hood to
get it started. I've also the paint is
peeling on the rear hatch,but
considering how poorly I maintain it
and how much I drive it I think it's
great! I can't wait to buy a brand new
one and drive it into the ground, but I
haven't been able to kill this one yet!
by Johnston on Aug 14, 2003 Vehicle: 1993 Mazda MPV 3dr Minivan
I love the style, unlike the other
reviewers. We got rid of our first MPV
due to transmission problems, got
another one, and had to get a new
transmission at 100K. Dealers all seem
to know that MPVs have troubled
transmissions. Why didn't I know
before? I loved the way it looked,
drove, everything but the fear of
glad to trust Toyotas/Hondas these days.
by James M.J. on Sep 11, 2002 Vehicle: 1993 Mazda MPV 3dr Minivan
I was schedule to sell this one
for it has transmission problem a few
days ago. but I changed my mind.
Because it's the first trouble since I
It's almose 140,000 but still too
reliable. It doesn't look sexy or
fantastic at all and I want to buy new
nice recent vehicle.
but it never fail..so sometime, I'm
tired to drive this any more..
It looks so ugly to me but too reliable.
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