2004 Mazda MPV Consumer Review: MPV is nearly perfect

2004 Mazda MPV - Consumer Review

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LX Passenger Minivan (3.0L V6 5-speed Automatic)

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MPV is nearly perfect
By John C. Pratt on


2004 Mazda MPV LX 4dr Minivan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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.

Best Features

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

Worst 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
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