Road and wind noise is an issue in the Mazda5. And each of the two second-row seats comes with a fold-down armrest for traveling comfort. To keep weight and cost down in this Mazda, 2009 Mazda5s do not have a power driver seat. We want you to be happy with your purchase. The Mazda5 rides well, too—smoothly but firmly and without much body motion.
Passengers sit up high in the Mazda. Other standard safety features on this Mazda 2009 include side impact airbags for the front seats, side curtain airbags for all three rows, anti-lock brakes, and a tire pressure monitoring system. A one-touch walk-in mechanism offers easy access to the third-row seats, and both the second- and third-row seats can fold down to create a virtually flat floor for transporting large objects. A tilt and telescoping steering wheel with buttons for cruise control and audio is included standard on all Mazda5s, in addition to two power outlets and delayed courtesy lights. Consisting of MacPherson struts up front and a multilink rear suspension, the Mazda5's handling, steering, and ride garner praise in reviews read by TheCarConnection. The Mazda5 is not rated for towing.
There are no warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. However, with the third row folded away, there's plenty of useable room. All-disc antilock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist are standard. The vehicle's unique 2+2+2 design gives up seven-passenger seating in favor of more individual room, notes Motor Trend. The 2009 Mazda Mazda5 is an evolution of the people-hauler that Mazda introduced to the market in model year 2006. I'm really digging meeting people.
The tailgate also stops its upward travel in two positions, one higher than the other, a boon for shorter people. Unfortunately, stability control is not an option, an omission that became glaring to us during track testing. It does not include installation labor, nor does it cover any consequential damages caused by loss of use of the vehicle or failure of the component. Easy to park, great in snow with winter tires must have and good on those long highway trips. It's also the type that locks out user input whenever the van's in motion. The Mazda5 minivan is fun to drive.
In assembling this review on the 2009 Mazda Mazda5, TheCarConnection. Then the editors at TheCarConnection. The Mazda 5 gains practicality by going vertical. Foldout Second-Row Console A console emerges from under the second-row passenger seat and contains cupholders for both middle-row passengers and an ingenious net catch-all for odds and ends. This saved energy reduces the load on your vehicle's electrical system, and technically even saves gas however, probably not enough for you to notice at the gas pump. They do, however, feature a ratchet-style lever to adjust seat height.
Braking is provided by a surefooted four-wheel anti-lock disc system. . Though it retains the basic shape of a large minivan, the Mazda5 looks sporty nonetheless. As well, virtually all reviewers find the Mazda to have excellent straight-line ability when encountering strong crosswinds and firm, responsive steering on windy back roads. Like you, we are consumers and we understand that your satisfaction comes first.
Though it retains the basic shape of a large minivan, the Mazda5 looks sporty nonetheless. Options on the 2009 Mazda5 Sport trim include the moonroof and a rear spoiler. Please feel free to contact us at with any warranty questions or concerns. Seventeen-inch alloy wheels and a comprehensive airbag safety system, including three-row side curtain airbags, are standard on all three models. That handling prowess is assured via MacPherson struts in the front and a multilink suspension in the rear, with 17-inch wheels and tires.
There are also, however, some significant drawbacks. The benefits of this approach — sporty handling, minimal body roll and manageable dimensions — are readily apparent after only a short time behind the wheel. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest. Your passengers will immediately notice your car's custom lighting, and our customers really enjoy it. Stability control is now considered a must-have by safety advocates, and virtually all other rivals have it, so this is a severe inadequacy. There are some flat spots in acceleration, but I found this unit nippy and adequate for what I used it for.