2008 Mazda MAZDA5 User Reviews

2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 12 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"quality" 3 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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Clint writes:
2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Grand Touring Review
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It's a Mazda

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It's 2 years old now.

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Zoom Zoom — The vehicles performance is quite peppy for a 2.3L engine. It's the heart of Mazda's Zoom Zoom! Quality has been good...the only problems have been a piece of moulding coming loose on the left passenger window, and the back window shattered. The styling of the vehicle is very smart and sporty for a Multi Use Vehicle. Gas mileage is great...at about 625km a tank. It's a Mazda...of course it's fun to drive!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Nischal writes:
2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Touring Review
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3

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sliding doors in a compact size

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slow, third row almost, but great cargo space with them foled down

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Has A Very Targeted Audience, Fits Our Needs Well — Nanny car, Economy car in a van body, serves the purpose for an around the town car, but no more. day glo color keeps it visible and safe with the kids, handles really great actually, cant can't really get into any trouble with it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Curtis writes:
2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport Review
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Good overall vehicle.

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Small fuel tank.

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Minvan Style Vehicle, Drives Like A Car. — Interior room is pretty good. Its a minivan that drives like a car. Easy to park. Fuel mileage is good, wish it could hold more fuel. Wife loves the car. The cargo room is not so good, but can seat six comfortably.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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R Harindranath writes:
2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Grand Touring Review
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Fun

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None.Maybe needs more power.

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Buy It! — Performance but needs to be revved above 3500rpm.Now after approx 40000Km the engine seems to have freed up and revs cleanly and just moves the car in a Zoom Zoom fashion! 5sp Auto gearbox is keen to change to 5th gear very fast. Irritating if you are in a hurry. Great Handling. Pivots on the seat of your pants. The twin auto doors, wipers and lights are a constant source of amusement for my friends and kids. Great 6 CD in dash changer.great sound reproduction. For a full tank of 60L = range of 550KM.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Alex writes:
2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport Review
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its comfortable and fun to drive

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its a bit slow

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Its A Noce Car — This is a comfy car and it can shift it looks nice and the interier is lovely and the red light dials its a fun car to drive and doesnt cost much to run its good miles per gallon aswell.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport Review
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Mazda 5 2008 — I have only had my Mazda 5 for 6 days. I am not sure about the gas mileage because I have not taken it on a long trip. The one irritating thing I have noticed is some degree of road noise. I cannot figure out where it is coming from. I suspect it is coming from the rear tires. Maybe they need balancing or maybe it is the type of tire. Not sure. But will take it in to the dealer and have it checked out. Other than that I like the car a lot and will be curious to see the actual gas mileage in city and highway. Thank you, DJ

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Erika writes:
2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Touring Review
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Good gas mileage, third row.  

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Noisy engine.  Body is made up of a lot of plastic.

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The Mazda 5: A Practical Family Car. — The car gets great mileage for one with a third row. It accelerates and brakes well, but the engine is noisy. Too much of the body is made of plastic. But I think it is a good car for a family that is interested in low cost and good gas mileage.

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Ruthie writes:
2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Touring Review
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Quiet engine, smooth drive

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Radio crackles constantly

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Family Car With The Extra's — My car suits my lifestyle, 7 seater MPV. I have three kids, a husband, 2 dogs, a mother a mother in law and a grandmother in law. We need the car space, what can I say! She runs well is'nt noisy at all. The only thing I hate and Mazda havent been able to fix, is the radio goes crackly at totally random occassions, so it's ipod and Cd's most of the way! She's affordable to run and accellerates well for a fully loaded 1800 engine. She certainly beats the zafira I owned.

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Luc writes:
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MAZDA

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WHAT !

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Mazda — nice comfy good gas cunsumpt. cheap lots of space , fun to drive , auto a/c is cool , auto wipers is cool , radio sounds good , but tires are wearing very fast ( toyo proxes) recommend to buy with other kind of tires maybe like bridgestone potenza or something similar. but the car is very amazing

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Graham writes:
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Good quality, roomy

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No Bluetooth or cruise control.

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Mazda 5 Mpv — Pretty quick, fairly comfortable for the 'above average' sized driver, but loads of cupholders...11 of em! Seats 7 when we need to, and has a good sized boot when we don't. Good fuel economy at around 30mpg ( good considering the way I drive! ) and it looks a bit different. Much more comfortable than the Zafira I tried, and better equipped.

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2012 Mazda MAZDA5 Reviews

Great For Children By crberry

love the sliding doors on both sides...makes for very easy access to the rear seats when buckling the little ones in. There is not much room in the third row, it really doesn't work well if you're us... Read More

Mazda5...wish I Had Two Of Them. By javaman78

The Mazda5 is fun to drive, responsive and looks good. It hauls the five of us with comfort. It's is perfect for everyday running. Sport model comes with decent options. Sound system is good. I averag... Read More

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2010 Mazda MAZDA5 Reviews

Family Car By mazda5sc

Provides sufficient space for family and extra kids along for the ride or trips; the fold down split third row seats allows for storage space for travel; 2nd row split seats provides storage below th... Read More

Rent It First To Get My Jist.. ;) By Kristina

I personally love this vehicle. The performance is amazing considering it's a minivan. I thought it was a hatchback at first. I wasn't sure about it when renting it at first, but after getting used ... Read More

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2009 Mazda MAZDA5 Reviews

Decent Small Family Car By TomChristopher

good interior room for such a small car, I bought it because I have three kids and really wanted a manual transmission. Gas mileage is great and handling is excellent. Their Zoom-zoom thing is really ... Read More

Efficient In All Aspects By icecreamapplepie

I have been impressed with this car since I purchased it. I purchased for my mom who needed a more accessible car. The seats are at the perfect height, the doors are light enough for her to manage. ... Read More

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2007 Mazda MAZDA5 Reviews

Great Family Of Four Vehicle For Occasional Through Kids In 3rd Row Or Cargo Haulin By wonderwelka

I love it. It's perfect w our boys now 6 & 8. The back row is best for 5'3" and under. Perfect for those who want functionality of minivan but only have two kids. Versatile. Fold all seats down for fu... Read More

A Well Designed Good Value In A Small Van. By Alleyhse

We like the appearance, the comfort is adequate, no blind spots, tight steering and handling, five speed manual is fun to drive, Acceleration is good with five speed manual, braking is normal, corner... Read More

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2006 Mazda MAZDA5 Reviews

Memorable. Navigation System Is Great.handling Too. By btzntm23

All in all a solid form follows function ride . efficient and fun.wish I could keep it but the winter snows are too brutal on washington island.I need 4w drive and higher ground clearance.had a subaru... Read More

Great Car!!!! By amylee

I loved everything!! Small, Sporty looking yet still great family vehicle with lots of room! Has navigation system, sunroof/ moon roof with guard. Privacy tented windows on back side and back windows... Read More

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