The MPV is by far the sexiest minivan
on the road, and it has
plenty of room in all rows. The
controls are awesome, and the shift
lever over the air conditioning is not
a problem. Acceleration is great even
with only 200 HP. I wouldn't say it
corners like a car, but it does corner
well and takes bumps with hardly a
twitch that make my Nissan Sentra
shudder. The controls on the steering
wheel are fabulous and the wheel itself
is very comfortable to hold. See
Favorite Features below for more
compliments. My main gripe: mileage
is 15/21, although I'm still tweaking
the tire pressure.
Outstanding visibility, light-up
controls on steering wheels including a
stereo mute button, base CD sound
system is great, dual-sliding doors
with electric roll-down windows,
aluminum rims, very sexy styling, 1000s
less than competitors with similar
quality and features
Much better gas mileage, more storage
trays/pockets and fewer cup holders,
replace fold down center tray with a
removable storage console, move 3rd row
seat belt buckles closer to the middle
so car seats fit more easily, mud flaps
for the 2004 model
I was looking for a replacement for my
1994 Miata as my primary vehicle.
Looked at sedans, SUVs, and minivans
and decided the MPV offered the most
bang for the buck. It drove nice, was
quiet, had good fit and finish, and
the LX with the LX Upgrade package,
traction control, and the 4 seasons
package had everything I wanted. I'm
6 feet tall and the van had plenty of
creature comforts for me. My garage
is small but the MPV's "footprint" is
actually smaller than some sedans.
The seats are very versatile and I can
handle them 'by myself'... which was
important as a single female.
Smooth transmission and everything I
need at my fingertips. The air
conditioner cools it down in notime...
hope the heater works as well in the
I wish they would make a commuter
version... dump the 3rd row kiddie
seat and put in some nice big seats in
the back. A 4 seater that has "living
room" for the occupants.
I just bought a Mazda MVP two days
ago. The one I bought was New. This
car is great. I love it, my wife loves
it, and my child thinks it's cool. I
told my mother this is the best thing
I've ever owned except my house.
Two big thumbs up
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