2013 Mazda Mazda5 Customer Reviews

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What customers liked
Fuel Economy, Power, Ride and Handling
What they didn't
Interior Space, Cabin Noise, Cargo Space

not your momma's minivan

I have owned many minivans. they are a requirement of being a parent of four children. but, here's the thing. minivans are designed to make you feel... frumpy, soccer mom, no zing left in your life. ok, I am exaggerating, but not by much. Minivans are not for fun, they are functional, grownup, responsible cars. THIS car, however... this car is cool. It handles beautifully, very tight control, and a small turning radius. Good acceleration, and effective brakes. I slammed them during the test drive to make sure. I blow past gas pumps, and I have almost a 40 mile round-trip commute every day. I still have a 1/2 tank of gas... after a WEEK. If Ruby (my car) has a blind spot, i have not found it. well placed mirrors and nice placement of the seat v. the back window. no sneaking up on Ruby. The air movement in the car is very controllable thanks to adjustable vents everywhere. Ergonomically speaking, it is a miracle of design. everything is right at your fingertips. mind you, I have not figured out ALL the buttons, bells and whistles, but I will. Sound system, including the mp3/etc jack is great. All in all great value for the money. Now, there is one drawback to this car. Cargo space. it's there, but you have to give up the third row to get it. So, hold up your hands.. one hand is people, the other hand is stuff. you cannot have both in this car. This lack of space merely makes you simplify your life and have a tidier car. again, a plus for the MazdaMazda5. and, it's fun to say. go ahead, say it. MazdaMazda5... Best part? Ruby smiles at you. don't believe me? check out the pic. Thanks, Terrence and Matt and Jennifer at CarMax. Ruby is a wonderful addition to our family.

Would recommend to a friend

Love my Mazda5

Pros: 1. Excellent handling in rain. 2. Great room for family and pets. 3. Folding third row. 4. Many different audio options (FM, AM, CD, USB, Sirius) 5. When you back into your garage door because you forgot to open it, the car will not get damaged. Oops. Cons: 1. Not a lot of storage space between driver and passenger seats. 2. Too many features for kids to play with and ask about. 3. Windows roll all the way down in the back, resulting in children yelling out the window at their friends when leaving school. 4. Picks up speed too quickly on the highway. 5. Brakes too well.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy
Interior Space
Weather Versatility

Great ride priced just right.

I absolutely love this car, the performance is far more than expected for a midsize vehicle. I am so glad that I finally made the choice of purchasing my Mazda touring and the gas mileage is fabulous I save a ton of money. Thanks Car Max

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Reliability

economically safe

Fuel Economy

savings from high gas prices

Technology and Entertainment

Love the style and newer technology

Couldn't be happier

From sales to finance to service, this has been one of the most positive car buying experiences I've ever had. This my first Mazda I love it. It is smooth riding, plenty of power and lots of cargo capacity. With my physical limitations, it easy to slide in and out of.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy

Excellent

Seat Comfort

Easy to get in and out of. Roomy

Ride and Handling

Smooth

Cons

Interior Space

Needs more 3rd row space

Technology and Entertainment

A little outdated

My Zoom Zoom

Very good on gas, good space for a crossover, and very cute in style.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy

can buy more gas and protection of our environment

Power

Has great power

Seat Comfort

I'm small, love being able to get seat comfortable to my size when I drive. My husband is the total opposite, he gets to put it to his longer legs and arms to fit him.

Awesome minivan!

Roomy, fun to drive with great pep and excellent gas mileage! Best minivan I ever owned!

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy
Ride and Handling
Power

Cons

Cabin Noise

This car is too small.

I have a family of 5 including a teen boy. This car was too small for us. The trunk size is very limited and we often needed to place the back seat down just to go shopping for a weeks worth of food. The leg room is also limited.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Cabin Noise

the car run smooth

Fuel Economy

i filled up the tank with only $20.00 and it lasted me for a week and ahalf.

Value

the price was right for my budget, at the time

Cons

Interior Space

the car had very little leg room.

Cargo Space

I was forced to place my purse and childrens backpacks on the trunk just to ride confortable.

Visibility

the regular lights were mot bright enough during night time driving. I would sometimes be forced to use my high beams lights.

Rides well

Because I can seat 6 people

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Safety
Cost to Maintain
Interior Space

Excellent car on gas and mileage

Great car to get around town in or to take out of town. Sliding doors makes it easy for passengers to enter and exit. Room for up to 6 or 7 people.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy
Ride and Handling
Power

1

Yes I would if you're looking for a car that's fuel efficient easy to drive and a head Turner this is the one for you. People are surprised when you tell them it's a mini van . Until you show them the third row seating . I don't think they even notice the doors.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy

Don't take much to fill up.

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