Since the production of the first generation in 1999, the Mazda 5 has seen a lot of developments both in design, outlook and performance, into an all-rounded minivan especially for those looking for storage, room, as well as performance. Over the years, Mazda has developed one of its best mini-vans that the motor industry has to provide. Here is a look of what to expect from the 2017 Mazda 5 of this fantastic machine.
2017 Mazda 5 – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
The 2017 Mazda 5 comes in a sleek new design that gives the car a sporty, eye-catching look. The front of this magnificent van comes with a pair of new generation LED lights that gives it an aggressive and equally attractive look. It also comes with a pair of electric slide doors that can be operated using the cars remote car keys. The rear part of the vehicle has also gotten a new design with a new pair of rear lights and a new outlook from behind. The Mazda 5 measures 181” in length, 69” in width and 64” in height, making it the ideal family car. In as much as it is a medium sized vehicle, it only weighs a mere 3,439 lbs. and sits on 16-17 inch tires.
The 2017 Mazda 5 comes with an all leather interior that is quite attractive and which gives it an incredible interior. This ideal family minivan can comfortably sit 6 passengers and also provide enough storage space of up to 30 ft³ in the trunk. Space is a feature that Mazda has contemplated about when designing this incredible mini-van.
Safety features have also been put in mind as the 2017 Mazda 5 comes with a whopping 6 airbags that guarantee each of the six passengers adequate protection in case of an accident. It also comes with an ABS braking system on both the front and rear wheel as well as traction and stability control for better handling and safety.
With the availability of Bluetooth hands-free system and voice command, the 2017 Mazda 5 gives the driver and passengers an array of options in terms of technology. It also comes with an updated map system that guarantees the driver provision of locations in detail. The audio streaming of this machine is at your fingertips, making it easy to pick or receive calls by pushing a button on the steering wheel.
2017 Mazda 5 – Powerful Engine and Performance
The 2017 Mazda 5 comes in a 2.5-liter engine that is capable of producing up to 157 hp and an output of about 117 kW. It rides on a 163 lb·ft of torque with a 6 speed manual and a 5 speed automatic transmission. The consumption rate of the vehicle is quite impressive as its fuel intake ranges from 11.1 l/100km in the city and 8.3 l/100km on the highway. The full tank of the new Mazda 5 is about 16 gallons
Despite being in the minivan category, this magnificent family vehicle will reach speeds of up to 100 km/hr. in a mere 10.2 seconds. With an advanced braking system, this machine is able to stop in 44.6 meters. Mazda has incorporated two different suspensions for the rear and the front. The front suspension comes as an independent, Macpherson strut whereas the rear suspension comes as an independent, multi-link for performance enhancement.
2017 Mazda 5 – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
The new Mazda 5 2017 always amounts as one of the most affordable minivans in the market. In as much as it is affordable for many families, it also provides a considerable amount of features that gives the buyer a feeling of value for money. Though not certain, the 2017 Mazda 5 will have a starting price of between $22,400 and around $25,600, and may be available for purchase during the winter of 2016.