Japanese car manufacturer Mazda will continue to produce recognizable, agile and safety vehicle, built with the same trim, as and the other vehicles of MPV category in Mazda Family. It is about new Mazda 5 2015 model, which, although is not so rich with interior equipment, have satisfactory performances. This is truly comfortable, proven, stability vehicle with easy handling. A lack of some tech adds is not so important, but navigation and rearview camera might be part of this model. Mazda 5 2015 will not be significantly changed, compared to its predecessor.
Mazda 5 2015: Review
Considering of the expansion of the other categories, manufacturer got involved in competition and gave priority to other models. According to the information published by PR of Mazda, this model Mazda 5 2015 will be the last produced generation, after which it will suspend further production. Certainly, there is a lot of work that needs to do for Mazda 5 to be adapted to the latest trends. As the main reason for this move, the official team lists unexpectedly weak sales of this model. The manufacturer intends to focus on the crossover segment.
Now it’s clearly that new model will not bring anything new in interior. Equipment package will include the same tech parts, such as CD/satellite radio, USB/aux ports, Bluetooth/mobile connectivity, parking sensors, etc. Exterior will keep the same recognizable look.
Mazda 5 2015: Engine, MPG
Powertrain segment will be unchanged. It is about just one power unit, with displacement of 2.5 liters. This 4-cylinder gasoline power unit will be capable to delivers up to 157 hp at 6,000 rpm, as well as 163 pounds of torque at 4,000 rpm. Engine will be paired to the automatic, 5-speed shiftable transmission. In regard to drive train, new Mazda 5 will be offered with front-wheel drive. Drive characteristics are good. According to EPA estimations, Mazda 5 will exceed 22 mpg in the city driving, while on the highway it will amount around 28 mpg.
Mazda 5 2015: Price and Release Date
Mazda 5 is passenger minivan, which characterizes length of 180.5″, then width of 68.9″, height of 63.6″, while wheelbase is 108.3″. Curb weight of this vehicle will be in range between 3,241 and 3,457 lbs. Main competitive models for this compact utility car will be Kia’s model Rondo, then 500L from Fiat and Orlando made by Chevrolet. Basic price should not be more than for the current model, which is around $ 24,500. Release date is expected to be in January 2015.