Mazda MX- 5

Mazda added an original, compact minivan, with styling that sets it apart from others in its class, to its United States lineup for the 2006 model year. This innovative, stylish vehicle offers an outstanding value and a multitude of available options to simplify and meet the needs of your lifestyle. Its sharp exterior is complimented by color choices with catchy names like whitewater pearl and galaxy gray. Its roomy interior provides seating for six passengers and plenty of storage space, combined with a smooth ride and easy handling. The Mazda5 is definitely worth looking into for those shopping for a unique step up from your average minivan, at a competitive price. The four door Mazda5 is available in three distinctive trim styles, the Sport, Touring and Grand Touring, which was introduced for the 2007 model year. The Sport and Touring editions are crafted with a five speed manual transmission, with optional four speed automatic alternative, while the Grand Touring offers the reverse. Standard features in all models include air conditioning, power windows and door locks, AM/FM stereo with compact disc, cruise control, steering wheel mounted controls, keyless entry and tilt steering. The Touring and Grand Touring trims also feature a standard CD changer and power sunroof. Included on the list of high tech optional features are a navigational aid and second row sound controls. The Mazda5 is also child friendly, with standard child safety locks and optional DVD player system to keep the little ones entertained during longer drives. The Mazda5's carefully planned interior boasts amble leg and head room to provide the ultimate in comfort, as well as plentiful cargo space. Cargo area tie downs are standard and the second row seat folds down for added convenience. Standard safety features include driver, front, passenger and side head curtain airbags, as well as antilock brakes and electronic brake assistance. A vehicle antitheft system rounds out the safety package equipment. Additionally, the Mazda5 has been praised for its impressive fuel economy, another plus for the budget conscious family. The Mazda5 offers consumers something different, with a high level of versatility and standard safety equipment, accompanied by an attractive price tag.