BASE PRICE RANGE: $18,745-$23,755*
WHAT'S NEW: The littlest minivan on the market in North America returns with six-passenger seating, 153-hp I-4 propulsion, and a choice of 5M or sport automatic. Six airbags—including three-row side air curtains—are standard. Climate control, touch-screen nav, Bluetooth, rear-seat DVD, rain sensing windshield wipers, and second-row captain's chairs are available.
COOL FACT: Basically a six-passenger Mazda3 with sliding doors.
SUM UP: AS CLOSE TO A COOL MINIVAN AS YOU CAN GET.
| 2010 Mazda5 |
| Base engine || 2.3L/153-hp DOHC I-4 |
| Optional engine || None |
| Drivetrain || Front engine, FWD, 5A |
| 0-60 mph || 8.5 sec |
| Seats/foldaway || 6/2nd, 3rd rows |
| EPA city/hwy fuel econ || 21-22/27-28 mpg |
| Basic warranty || 3 yrs/36,000 miles |
| Safety || ABS: S; Stab: S; Trac: S; Airbags: 6 |
| Estimated * |