Ride & Handling

The Mazda5's steering response is designed to engage the driver. A turn of the wheel delivers a quick change of direction, and there's a fair amount of feedback. The suspension is on the firm side, but it provides a tolerable ride even on the broken pavement that's prevalent near Cars.com's Chicago headquarters.

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    City Driving
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    Exterior Overview
    Exterior Overview 1 - Rear window defroster 2 - Rear wiper blade 3 - Light bulbs 4 - Liftgate 5 - Antenna 6 - Fuel-filler lid 7 - Sliding doors 8 - Power windows 9 - Outside mirror 10 - Ch ...

    Front Seats (Electrically Operated Seats)
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