I love the power doors feature, the big sunroof and the 17 inch alloy wheels. She fears the van will go 300,000 miles before it dies. Do not be misguided, the 200hp is very powerful for a 7 seater that weight only 3880 pounds. Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate that a fracture of the pelvis would be possible in a crash of this severity. I had my eyes on two cars. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager.
Stronger engine and power early on, 200hp vs 180hp on my old Dodge. Radio and climate controls are placed high up in the center, leaving plenty of space for a couple of storage bins underneath. Compared with other minivans, it handles better on winding roads and maneuvers better in tight situations. There is a weird popping sound on the right front side when I go over a pothole? It is a very powerful little van. Side airbags none Wheelbase 112 in. The 2001 model year ran long, extending into early 2002 in anticipation of the 2002 refresh. During rebound, the dummy moved toward the driver door, but its head didn't hit any stiff structure that could cause injury.
The dashboard has a pleasantly smooth finish that is more reminiscent of a car rather than a van , flowing organically across the width of the vehicle in a single arc. It's a great vehicle and very dependable, I wish Mazda didn't change to the new smaller version of it. I know it is very strong in a high speed impact and holds its value and it fun to drive. Once shifted into Drive, the shift lever obscures some of the buttons on the radio. It's needed only routine maintenance. Drake let me take a test drive for as long as I wanted. Kick the pedal and the V-6 responds with energy.
Also shorter and lighter, 3800lbs vs 4100lbs. Gas mileage suffered with the added weight but it made it here with no hesitation. Most Americans believe bigger is better when it comes to minivans. It may be worn bushings but doesn't seem to be an issue. Forces on the right tibia indicate that injuries to the lower leg would be likely. Primary Use: Commuting to work Have Loved It Since I Bought It Off The Lot — easy on fuel for a mini van handles well hauls a respectable load inside. Yet, the power was raised later for the Siennas.
In performance tests, it excels, manuevering intuitively, gripping corners, and braking effortlessly. You'd have a hard time seating 7 adults, but fitting a bunch of kids is no problem. Body and suspension mounts were made more rigid, and the rear stabilizer bar was made larger. V-6 from Ford Motor Co. They adjust fore and aft, providing additional legroom in either the second or third row, depending on where it is needed. I am happy with my purchase.
FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Fuel economy was a reasonable 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. A small, covered compartment on its leading edge is lined with felt, perfect for toll change and other small items; like other features of the interior, the lid on this little compartment is of high quality. Both are powered by a 3. Compared with other minivans, it handles better on winding roads and maneuvers better in tight situations. The Lexus I was interested in was even more impressive in person.
This is a keeper to me. Primary Use: Family transportation Great Overall Mini-van — In the seven years I've owned this vehicle I've put well over 160K on it, all I've had to do is change plugs, oil changes, tires, brakes and a water pump and it's still running strong. The rearmost bench seat can be folded down into a well in the floor Mazda calls it Tumble-Under , providing even more perfectly flat floor space. It was the first vehicle in the minivan class to offer dual sliding side doors that contained roll-down windows. Mazda Mpv - Family Vehicule — Owned this car for 5 years. The interior is fine and comfortable, but nothing special.
The power roll-down windows in the side doors are what an adult rear-seat passenger expects. In 2002, Mazda responded by introducing a 3. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. Do not be misguided, the 200hp is very powerful for a 7 seater that weight only 3880 pounds. Although my wife really likes the van, she is the type who likes to get a new car every couple years. It's needed only routine maintenance. It's not huge inside, but this is the trade-off for the smaller exterior dimensions.
V-6 from Ford Motor Co. Its size and handling make it more carlike than larger competitors. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. A standard driver's airbag was later introduced in early 1993. The car handles fine and we haven't had any maintenance issues. Mazda paired this new engine with a new and responsive five-speed automatic transmission and a revised suspension. Its size and handling make it more carlike than larger competitors.