Bets minivan for small family.
By ska on
2002 Mazda MPV ES 4dr Minivan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
Recently we were belssed with a
daughter and I had to change my coupe
to some bigger vehicle. I tried lots of
SUV/minivans and at last narrowed down
to Odyssey, Pilot, MDX and MPV. First
we thought that we will settle for SUV
(looks good from outside), but once
inside, we loved the interior of
minivans (Odyssey EX-L and MPV ES),
space was much better used and we have
lots of flexibility in seating. Anyway
now it was Odyssey and MPV. Both were
nice, but we decided for MPV based on:
Perfect size for us.
Exterior is much micer looking.
Interior is comparable to Odyssey.
Driving/handling was comparable to
AND we got it $7000 cheaper than
Second door windows roll down.
Third row seat folds flat.
5 speed automatic with potent v6
Roof rack makes lots of noise, so don't
take factory installed, after market
are cheaper and better.
No navigation system option (like