Vehicle Overview

After taking a year off, the Mazda5 small minivan is back for the 2012 model year in redesigned form. It has room for up to six people in three rows. Though it does have sliding side doors, the Mazda5's closest competitors include small hatchbacks and crossovers as opposed to regular-size minivans.

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    Interior
    Up to five people can fit inside the Mazda3. The steering column tilts and telescopes. Instruments sit in a trio of round, recessed nacelles. A ratchet-type mechanism permits seat adjustment allow ...

    Rear Seat
    WARNING: Do not stack cargo higher than the seatbacks: Stacking luggage or other cargo higher than the seatbacks, and placing articles on the rear seat is dangerous. During sudden braking or a ...