Mazda5 in the Market

The Mazda5 is alone in the small-minivan segment, and its closest competitors are likely four-door hatchbacks — including the Mazda3 — rather than traditional minivans like the Dodge Grand Caravan, Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna. That said, the Mazda5 manages to offer surprising utility in a package that's not as mundane as many small cars, and that will appeal to some shoppers.

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    Safety
    Standard safety features include antilock brakes and side-impact airbags. Traction control and an electronic stability system are included in the optional Premium Package, which is available on Gr ...

    Driving Impressions
    The Mazda6 is pleasant to drive and sportier than some of its rivals. This sedan takes curves confidently with modest body lean and satisfying grip. Moderate steering effort is accompanied by good ...

    Cruise Control
    * Some models. With cruise control, you can set and automatically maintain any speed of more than about 30 km/h (19 mph). WARNING: Do not use the cruise control under the following conditions: ...