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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    Changing a Flat Tire
    NOTE: If the following occurs while driving, it could indicate a flat tire. - Steering becomes difficult. - The vehicle begins to vibrate excessively. - The vehicle pulls in one direction. If yo ...

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    Starting the Engine
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