The 2013 Mazda5 offers fuel economy and excellent driving dynamics. The 2013 Mazda5 shines as minimalist option to minivans, which has grown to the point that ” mini ” seems to be a misnomer. We should note, however, that the maximum stops Mazda5 seats six-who will want to do seven or eight passengers regularly to look for more, more traditional offerings like the Toyota Sienna or Honda Odyssey.
That’s really where the rubber meets the road with the Mazda5 as low cost, fuel efficient minivan otherwise it makes a lot of sense. But if you are desirous inside a cavernous cargo space and more seats, you’re better off with one of the other more traditional members of the segment.
The 2013 Mazda5 does have a profile similar to a minivan, but less in all aspects. It’s the same two sliding doors and rear liftgate. The Mazda5, however, feature a few unique styling features unique to it, however, including the wavy folds texture and drama to the sheetmetal, along an aggressive front that still sports a familiar smile Mazda. Wheels are 16-inch and a standard halogen headlights, while sporty touches like foglights and a few optional rear spoiler.
2013 Mazda5 Engine
Under the hood there’s only one choice of engine, a 157-horsepower, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that outputs the 163 pounds feet of torque and is mated to a manual six-speed or five-speed automatic transmission. Thanks to its smaller size does not need a large engine, the Mazda5 is one-above the competition when it comes to fuel economy rolling in at 22/28 mpg city/highway with the automatic (manual lowers mpg city to to 21).
2013 Mazda5 Interior
Inside, the 2013 Mazda5 seats six over three layers and thanks to its high ceiling, offers airy cabin does not feel claustrophobic. For 2013, there are not too many changes, but some added features like USB port is now standard, convenient map pocket is added to the driver ‘s side, and the upholstery has been restyled. 2013 Mazda5 automatic climate control, the cruise control, and the steering wheel telescoping also standard. For those who want to spruce up 2013 Mazda5 even more options are leather upholstery, the heated front seats and the Bluetooth connectivity.
2013 Mazda5 Safety
2013 Mazda5 Standard features include all safety brakes-disc anti-lock, electronic stability system and side curtain airbags for all three rows.