I have a bag of parts that feel off the interior over time. Over the first 4 years of ownership I had to replace every piece of the rear suspension. Lastly, gas mileage was a big disappointment. There are so many better choices on the market, even when I bought this car.
Good car for the money.
2006 Mazda Mazda5Gearhead - Lake Tapawingo, Mo/02/13/2011
We were needing to replace our minivan, and had started to buy another one when we saw the Mazda5. For us, it seemed like a good fit. It would hold 6 people, got decent gas mileage, and it did not look like every other minivan on the road. ( Actually, I think it may be classified as a wagon.) It has performed well, and it is fun to drive. It has decent room for us, although the two back seats are a little short on leg room. Over all, I would advise any one looking for a people mover, to think about a Mazda5.