Mazda MAZDA5 information:
The 2014 Mazda5-Drive Your Own Way
Introduction, what's New for 2014.
Since Mazda5 was redesigned in the 2012 model year, it has not remarkably changed to a great degree. Consequently, individuals will find implementable research that has been used for the same model of Mazda5 2012. These compact minivans have been popularized in Europe and Japan for years because users found them appropriate for riding on narrow roads, and to park in the limited space.
The Mazda5 consists of six seats in three complete rows. It’s a minivan with front-wheel drive system. A2.5-liter four cylinder engine which has six-speed manual transmission has enabled a five-speed auto-transmission, optionally. The minivan comes up with its features that are applicable in sport, touring, and grand touring trims.
Models and Features
The 2014 Mazda5 consists of a four-cylinder engine while the six-speed manual transmission has been set as standard and optionally a five-speed transmission is set as automatic. In accordance with the opinion of critics, it’s a fun to drive 2014 Mazda5 with manual transmission while the automatic one shifts smoothly and quite quickly. The minivan gets up to an EPA-estimated 22/28 mpg city or highway that is uncommon for the class. Users and automotive journalists agree with the fact that small size of Mazda5 makes it feel fast and agile around the town although some mentioned that there are other minivans that ride smoother than this one. Feedback and response from the steering sound to be excellent. Small turning radius makes it comfortable to drive in congested parking lots.
Options and Packages
The 2014 Mada5 comes up with a standard with auto-climate control, an auxiliary input, a six-speaker stereo, and a USB port. There are seats made of leather, music streaming connecting the Bluetooth phone, a moon-roof, rear backup sensors as well as the heated side mirrors. Most critics agree with saying that the features of Mazda5 are easy to explore and easy to use. The price of this minivan varies from $22,000 to $25,000 depending on the region where the user purchases it from.
2014 Mazda5 offers smooth and sharp handling and pretty communicating steering that turn out to be the reasons helping it get considered to be funny while being driven. Though some experts say that Mazda5 could include more acceleration within its features others say that it has the adequate acceleration and the quick and powerful engine. There is no minivan in the present market that enables manual transmission while Mazda do. The optional auto-transmission begets the real quick riding experience.
Under the Hood (Interior)
With a contemporary design, the 2014 Mazda5 consists of nominal, simple, and functional interior system. Since the features that are available in this vehicle are easy to handle most users are pleased with that although many other features are missing that are available in rival minivans. The front seats are comfortable though tall driver may want more room to allow legs into the area more comfortably. The second row out of all three rows is wonderfully comfortable and spacious as well while the third row is allowable only for children.
Fuel consumption is striking in all cases while someone uses a minivan. Mazda5 provides an absolute convenience bearing six seats in 3 full rows and conveys adequate number of people on board. Furthermore; its mileage is excellent. Mazda5 needs 1 liter of fuel per more than 100 kilometers. In some vehicles, this mileage is as much as 110 km or more. But, on an average this is likely just more than 100km/LT. As a marginal minivan regarding the weight, this mileage helps Mazda5 become popular.
Fuel consumption is the prime matter while someone manages driving a minivan down the road. Individual who manages affording buy a car must follow the consumption of fuel he/she is going to buy. Since the price of fuel is increasing day by day and makes vehicles owners keep continuing paying a higher amount to manage the fuel a vehicle that offers extraordinary fuel economy, is reasonably chosen by people. Furthermore, a small and efficient car must not bother the driver controlling the vehicle too much. Mazda5’s steering setup is also convenient to the driver. Front-Wheel driving saves the minivan from uneven tracts of the road. So, conclusively, this particular vehicle is recommended to a great number of people.
Safety Ratings and Technology
There have been numbers of tests and reviews to demonstrate Mazda5’s safety and the following result has been observed.
The Good is with “Moderate Overlap Front Test Results.”
The Good is with “Roof Strength Test Results.”
The Improvable is with “Small Overlap Front Test Results.”
The Acceptable is with “Rear Crash Protection Results.”
The Marginal is with “Slide Impact Test Results.”
There are driver air bag, rear head air bag, side air bag, side head air bag, and passenger air bag inside the vehicle. The minivan is protected with 4-Wheel Disc Brakes and Brake Assist. Users avail child safety locks inside the vehicle. It has traction controlling system and Electronic Stability Control. There are integrated turn signal mirrors in the vehicle. The SAFETY SCORE of the Mazda5 minivan has reached 7.1 out of ten while the complete scorecard regarding this minivan has reached 7.8 out of 10.
Evaluation / conclusion
The 2014 Mazda5 delivers an extreme blend of performance and fuel economy. It provides a top-notch handling, security and comfort. Without expensive bells and whistles it stands out with providing a comprehensive user experience. Since the minivan is easy to use, it offers perfect ease to anyone without much expense. Because of being situated longitudinally, far back the engine bay the weight goes behind the front axle’s centerline helping contribute to its extraordinary weight distribution.
Although the size of Mazda5 is remarkably smaller than other ones on the market, it conveys six passengers at a time and has a distinctive outlook and the most known Mazda’s sporty and easy handling. Buyers who are interested in having an affordable, comparatively fuel-efficient transportation can opt for getting this. Person who also needs to move quickly through the silly traffic condition and small tracts of the park can choose this one.
There is a three-year/36,000-mile warranty (bumper to bumper) and a five-year/ 60,000-mile power-train warranty for Mazda5 minivan directly from the brand, which is an extra plus releasing some real pressure of the customer. There is a great fun to drive smaller minivan in the downtown and busy streets. Moreover, smooth and easy braking and manual transmission can help a beginner drive adequately and have full force to apply in accordance with the standard driver’s principals.
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Mazda MAZDA5 modifications:
|All Mazda MAZDA5 years|
|modification||price||cylinder||wheels||doors||width x length x height||clearance|
Grand Touring 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 5A) (2008 - 2010)
|23,240$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.0 x 181.5 x 64.2||5.5|
Touring 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 5A) (2008 - 2010)
|21,485$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.0 x 181.5 x 64.2||5.5|
Sport 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 5A) (2008 - 2010)
|19,670$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.0 x 181.5 x 64.2||5.5|
Sport 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 5M) (2006 - 2010)
|18,510$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.0 x 181.5 x 64.2||5.5|
Sport 4dr Minivan (2.5L 4cyl 5A) (2012 - 2013)
|20,940$||4||front wheel drive||4||68.9 x 180.5 x 63.6||5.5|
Grand Touring 4dr Minivan (2.5L 4cyl 5A) (2012 - 2013)
|24,470$||4||front wheel drive||4||68.9 x 180.5 x 63.6||5.5|
Touring 4dr Minivan (2.5L 4cyl 5A) (2012 - 2013)
|22,070$||4||front wheel drive||4||68.9 x 180.5 x 63.6||5.5|
Sport 4dr Minivan (2.5L 4cyl 6M) (2012 - 2013)
|19,940$||4||front wheel drive||4||68.9 x 180.5 x 63.6||5.5|
Touring 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 5M) (2006 - 2007)
|19,350$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.1 x 181.5 x 64.2||5.5|
Grand Touring 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 4A) (2007)
|21,500$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.1 x 181.5 x 64.2||5.5|
Touring 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 4A) (2007)
|20,250$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.1 x 181.5 x 64.2||5.5|
Sport 4dr Minivan (2.3L 4cyl 4A) (2007)
|18,635$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.1 x 181.5 x 64.2||5.5|