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Cons: There is nothing that I do not like
Advice: BUY MAZDA you will not be disappointed.This is the 5th mazda I own. Nothing else can compare to mazda for performance, ride, comfort, appearance, warranty, style, quality, & service.
Cons: Position of tilt wheel lever
Advice: Go for itExtremely maneuverable
Pros: sporty look, fairly priced, visibility
Cons: gearshift, becoming a tad small
Advice: shop around. Caution with recent consumer report on the MPVExcellent handling...looks sporty...What's with the gearshift? It is right in the way of dashboard controls. Otherwise it has been a capable vehicle. It is becoming a bit cramped now that our kids are getting bigger. Overall, we are pleased.
Cons: the car sales man
Advice: Buy from a dealer that wants to sell!Boy, I wish I could own this baby after test driving it!! The Mazda dealer here on Kauai, Hi just don't want my $20,000 cash.. So I have to find a dealer on Oahu who will gladly take my money..And they ask everyone to keep monies on the island??##
Pros: Vehicle footprint about the same as a standard sedan.
Cons: Mediocre gas mileage. 22 mpg highway at 70mph with a load.
Advice: Good alternative to Odyssey and Sienna.Nice car. Reasaonably quiet. Excellent visibility. Steering a little soft. After only 2 weeks had to have car serviced to address a warning light. Needed to reprogram the control software. Interior and dash controls nicely designed.
Cons: no power driver's seat in LX
Advice: Get the LX with features you only need...ES can get $$$$Wife and I researched minivans before buying and due to Chrysler's poor reputation, Honda's 'perceived' reliability(that you pay through the nose for), and with Toyota's quality in question(wife's co. is a supplier). We went with the MPV, a smaller and better priced alternative to those big honking vans. Fords Windstar was not considered either because it has had problems too. Even though I like Ford. Kia? No thanks. The MPV handles well and is loaded with cool features the others charge you for. Go for it if size is not the most important feature.
Pros: Exciting styling-speed yellow!
Cons: No adjustable headrest for rear passengers
Advice: buy the side curtain airbags-well worth the costAcceleration on v-6 is great, goes great with 5-speed auto. Bose sound system couldn't be better.