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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    Safety
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    Mazda6 in the Market
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    Ignition Switch
    Ignition Switch Positions LOCK The steering wheel locks to protect against theft. Only in this position can the key be removed. Manual transaxle To turn the key from the ACC to the LOCK posit ...