Mazda 5 is appropriate for the one who is looking to have thier car with better space, utility and power. The company has designed this MPV by considering the requirements of individuals who are basically family centered and want to have loaded features in their vehicle along with comfort and luxury. The car has been incorporated with idling stop system that helps the vehicle in delivering better mileage, which is not common in the MPVs segment. This vehicle is fitted with a SkyActiv 2.0-litre petrol engine gives a maximum power of 149hp at 6000rpm and a maximum torque of 190Nm at 4100 rpm. The concept of Nagare has been adopted, while designing the interiors and exteriors of the vehicle that gives this vehicle ample space and style hand in hand. The 16 inches alloy wheels are situated in the extreme corners to give bigger leg room to the occupants along with firm grip on road. The dual headrest monitor along with 7 inches LCD screen in the front panel gives ample options to the occupants to entertain themselves through the music system. The braking and handling part of the car is significant, as it is equipped with electric hydraulic power assisted steering (EHPAS) that gives smooth handling experience to the driver. There are ventilated discs for front wheels and solid discs at rear that again adds to the efficiency to the braking mechanism. To ensure the safety of the occupants the car has two air bags in front along with different safety and security systems like anti lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution system (EBD), brake assist, dynamic stability control (DSC) and traction control system (TCS). It also has a burglar alarm and immobilizer to protect the vehicle in varied situations.
Mileage And Fuel Economy:
Getting an effective Mileage in MPVs is a difficult task. But Mazda 5 gives an adequate fuel economy of 100 kilometers by consuming around 6 litres that is more than other MPVs available in Malaysian market.
Mazda 5 is a perfect example of power and utility as the engine is designed in a manner that gives thrilling driving experience. The maximum power produced by this motor is 149hp at 6000 that yields a peak torque of 190Nm at 4100 rpm that is quite high from other competitors.
Acceleration & Pickup:
The SkyActiv 2.0 L petrol engine achieves 100 mark from a standstill in a lightening time space of just 11.4 seconds and can reach the maximum speed of 194 kmph.
The looks of Mazda 5 clearly states that this vehicle is designed to meet the outstanding standards along with lucrative style. The car is designed with Nagare design language that gives the vehicle fine lines in side that sets the new benchmark for making automotive beauty with more efficiency in structure. The front grill of Mazda clearly flows through the bonnet and head- lamps of the vehicle that gives a prominent look to the front. The halogen lamps situated in front gives adequate visibility along with manual leveling and auto on- off functionality. Riding in any weather is convenient with the effective fog lamps equipped in front at an appropriate height. Side mirror turn indicator along with spoiler further adds to the point table on exterior front. In addition to this the car is equipped with sunroof to fill the car with adequate amount of light on requirement.
The MPV is designed for the ones who need extra in each and every aspect of a vehicle and the dimensions of Mazda 5 has something to offer for everyone. The length of Mazda 5 is 4585mm, the width is 1750mm and it has a height of 1615mm.
The concept of Nagare is also followed in the interiors of Mazda 5 and center panel in the cockpit is designed accordingly. Cockpit gives the driver a sporty feel, as it is equipped with leather wrapped steering wheels along with gear shift knob. The other parts like shift knob, air conditioning louver tabs, door handles and outer rings of the dial switches gives luxurious look due to the chrome accents. The flow of Nagare is extended to the seats and second as well as third row and is designed in a manner that reflects uniformity throughout the interiors. The seats are arranged on the concept of 6 Plus one concept that gives the flexibility to the occupants to either fold them or accommodate another individuals on the same. In addition to this the second row also posses Karakuri utility box that can be used for holding accessories if required.
Mazda has never led its customer down on the front of comfort features. This Mazda 5 is just another example of a car loaded with interior comforts. The car has dual headrest monitor that may add to the entertainment factor of the vehicle on long routes when one can enjoy a movie with whole family. The driver's gate has been designed along with instrument tray that gives added space to the driver for holding various belongings in an effective manner. The front console also consist of a tray below shift lever panel that is appropriate place for holding mobile phones and other digital gadgets. This vehicle has aspects like passenger's side instrument panel tray, front door pocket, front cup holder, third row cup holder and sub-trunk that comes with self standing lid. Climate control system has been installed in the car that adjusts the car inner temperature in an effective manner according to the varied weather condition outside.
Carrying your luggage will not be an issue anymore, as the car offers luggage space of 112 litre, which is further expandable by folding rear seat.
Engine & Performance:
Mazda 5 has been fitted with a SkyActiv-G 2.0 L petrol engine that gives a better mileage along with power and emission control. It is coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission gearbox that further contributes to the kind of positive response Mazda 5, which gives to the driver. The engine has the capacity of producing a maximum power of 149hp at 6000 rpm and peak torque of 190Nm at 4100rpm.
Stereo And Accessories:
The entertainment within a car is incomplete without an effective music system and Mazda has taken care of this fact. The car comes with 4 speakers music system that runs Radio, CD/ DVD player. It has compatibility for digital gadgets through USB port. The car is also equipped with 7 inches LCD screen that gives the overall control of the system along with 2 headrest monitor to run videos.
To a significant extend the drive quality of a vehicle depends on the type of wheels it has. Mazda has put 16 inches alloy wheels to give the driver a comfortable driving experience. The tyre dimension of Mazda 5 is 205/55 R16.
Braking And Handling:
Handling this big MPV is not an issue, as it is equipped with Electro- Hydraulic Power Assisted Steering (EHPAS) that gives the flexibility of maneuver the vehicle in an effective manner. Moreover, the turning radius of this MPV is just 5.3 meters that is quite significant for MPVs. The front brakes are ventilated discs and the rear ones are solid discs that act as an effective braking system for the big MPV.
Safety And Security:
No matter where you sit in the long MPV, your safety has been considered by the manufacturer in a significant manner. The safety of the vehicle is ensured by the inbuilt burglar alarm and immobilizer. For occupants the company has installed 2 airbags in front along with security systems like anti lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution system (EBD), brake assist, dynamic stability control (DSC) and traction control system (TCS). These systems improves the overall safety and security of the vehicle. In addition to this the car is also equipped with rear parking camera that can be controlled through the 7-inch screen situated in the middle and again helps the driver in parking the vehicle in a safer manner.
1. Sporty Looks.
2. Adequate Entertainment Features.
3. Fuel Efficient SkyActiv-G engine.
1. Boot Space is low.
2. Only 2 Air Bags.
3. Seat fabric needs improvement.