Mazda

Mazda Mazda5

Price $21,995 – $27,995
Fuel consumption 8.2 – 11.1 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 67%(view ratings)
Surprise, surprise! The Mazda5 wagon is back unexpectedly for 2017. Although this practical "mini-minivan" hasn't changed for a while, it remains inviting. Its 157-horsepower engine is fuel efficient and the Mazda5 is the only vehicle in its class to offer a six-speed manual gearbox. You can also opt for a five-speed automatic. The Mazda5 can accommodate up to six people.

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Test Drives2012 Mazda MAZDA5: A Minivan For The Performance Fan
Think it’s impossible to find a six-passenger vehicle that’s actually fun to drive without spending a huge amount of money on a luxury crossover? Think again. Redesigned for the current model year, the 2012 Mazda MAZDA5 crosses the boring barrier that has long separated minivans from driving enthusiasts and presents …
Test Drives2012 Mazda5: The Smartest Car I Don't Want
I’m young. Quite young. If I was a car, I’d be trapped in that awkward phase of old enough to be cheap, but not old enough to be cool. I would be a Yugo. This should tell you everything you need to know about my stance on minivans. And who …
First Drives2012 Mazda5: The right recipe?
In the automobile world, there are two ways to develop a vehicle. The first is to create a product that is as spectacular in concept as it is in execution. Then you sit back and wait until it is nearly obsolete before developing another. This was certainly the recipe that …
Comparative TestsDodge Grand Caravan vs. Mazda5: With sliding doors
For years, people have been saying that crossovers will soon outnumber minivans. Yes, crossovers are gaining ground, but in Canada they are still very, very far behind the Dodge Grand Caravan and the Mazda5. Not only that, but other large minivans, such as the more exclusive Honda Odyssey and Toyota …
Test DrivesThe 2010 Mazda5: The Mini Minivan That's So Much More
When it comes to automobiles, few conjure up such feelings of derision as the much maligned minivan. Created to address the needs of a burgeoning middle class in the mid eighties, the minivan became the ride of choice for the third generation of baby boomers. Pairing the fuel economy of …
Test DrivesMazda5: The modern compromise
The era of the wagon and the minivan came upon us despite the fact that many vehicles aren’t particularly practical for families. However, for numerous reasons, many people can’t really picture themselves in a minivan anymore – and they’re precisely who the Mazda5 is targeting. In fact, the Mazda5 is …

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NewsEnd of the Road for the Mazda5
After 12 years of loyal services in its current form, the Mazda5 compact multipurpose vehicle will be pulled from the Canadian market. Introduced in our country for the 2006 model year, the Mazda5 was an interesting alternative for small families that needed space, but that didn’t want a big minivan …
NewsMazda5 Retired In The United States, But Not In Canada
The Mazda5 microvan or multipurpose vehicle, whatever you want to call it, has been canned from Mazda’s U.S. product line-up because of slow sales. The 5’s popularity had been steadily declining since its 2011 calendar year refresh, while sales of the CX-5 compact crossover have picked up. However, Mazda Canada …
NewsThe Upcoming End Of The Mazda5?
It seems as though the minivan segment might be about to lose one of its most affordable members. After the announced demise of the Grand Caravan (leaving the Chrysler Town & Country alone in Dodge dealerships), we have reports coming in that the Mazda5 might be on its way out, …
Geneva2011 Mazda5: World Première in Geneva
In the province of Quebec, the minivan that is most often seen, and this for a good number of years, is the mega popular Mazda5. Back home, it was offered under the Mazda MPV name between 2000 and 2005 and then became the Mazda5. Now the time has come for …
GenevaNew Mazda5 Geneva-Bound
The Mazda5 gets absolutely no press these days. Having been out for what feels like eons, it’s still a solid performer on the sales floor thanks to its diminutive size and peppy performance. For those who need a minivan but despise them, it’s a great alternative to the full-size soccer …

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