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Mazda5 Overview

The Mazda5 microvan is a compact wagon that seats six. Its 157-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine can be overtaxed on hills or when carrying a full load. Elevated noise levels make it feel less substantial than some larger alternatives. On the other hand, it is agile and fun to drive and has good visibility. The dual sliding rear doors provide easy access to the two rear rows. But the lack of a second-row middle seat means a fifth passenger is relegated to the cramped third row. Still, by combining utility, sportiness, and affordability, the Mazda5 is a practical alternative to a larger minivan or a small SUV. Reliability has been well above average. We can no longer recommend the Mazda5 because it scored a Poor in the IIHS small-overlap crash test.

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