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new Mazda MAZDA5 Review: new Mazda MAZDA5 good value

If you go down through the list of cars that have been launched by Mazda, you will find that all their cars have stylish finish and exceptional handling in spite of low pricing. This trend has been continued in 2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport. It is not only spacious but a great car to move out with your family and friends.

Mechanical features

The 16 valve 2.3 liter I4 standard engine boosts with a power of 153 hp. This enables it to carry out at 22 mpg within the city limits and 28 mpg on the highway. The 5-speed transmission could be either manual or automatic with the former being standard and is supplemented with overdrive.

The steering column of 2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport is tilt and is telescopic as well. It assures great suspension and electric features including power outlets at both ends along with an alternator and pre-wiring for audio.

Exterior & Lighting features

The attractiveness of outer look is always precious for any buyer and thus it is essential that the car must have an eye-catching ability. The fashionable finishing of 2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport includes the moldings on the side, which are of the similar color to the body. The tires fitted with alloy wheels are for all seasons and the compact spare-tire can be placed beneath the cargo floor. Again, there are dual doors that can be slid manually.

Lighting for a car of its stature always comes into consideration. Keeping this in mind, 2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport is fitted with halogen headlights. The interior is well lit considering the map lights in the front, courtesy lights that are delayed and of course the lighting in the load area. It surely does not end here, as the instrumentation inside is also electroluminescent.

Seating features

The seats of 2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport are clothed and arranged in the theatrical style at the back. All except the ones in the third row are bucket seats. These can be reclined as well as folded along with the armrests and headrests which can be adjusted. The storage capacity is also praiseworthy and accommodates sufficient carriage.

Braking & Instrumentation features

2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport is provided with electronically controlled brake assistance coupled by powered disc brakes, which are ventilated at the front and solid at the back. Each of its wheels has anti-lock brakes suiting the brake-force distribution, which is also electronically controlled. The instrumentation in the car are the normal standard ones with the exception of warning lights when the doors are kept ajar or there fuel content is low.

Safety features

Each of the seats in 2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport, be it driver or passenger, has airbag protection which are activated through a dual stage mechanism. There are also crumple zones both at the front as well as the back and 3-point seatbelts on every row of the outboard. To add on at the sides, there are guard door-beams too. Safety seems to be complete when we come to look at the auto-locking retractors and the height adjusters for the front seatbelts. Supporting them are various anti-theft protection and remote controlled gadgetry.

2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport can liven up the environment and provide a journey to you that will seem to be worth the effort in procuring the vehicle.

Tech Specs

Body: 4-door wagon

Engine: 2.3 liter I4 153 hp

Transmission: 5-speed manual (conventional) and automatic (optional)

Torque: 148 units

Power
: 153 hp

Tires
: SBRP205/50VR17

Verdict:

For
: Flexible seating and excellent fuel economy

Against
: Legroom for front seat is not adequate

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