2008 Mazda Mazda5 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Sunlight Silver Metallic
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,925 - $6,744
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
21 City / 27 HWY
Horsepower
153
Seats
6

How 2008 Mazda Mazda5 Ranks In Its Class

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Ranks  
#7
  By Price
Ranks  
#13
  By Experts
Ranks  
#11
  By MPG

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2008 Mazda Mazda5 If...

Seeking good fuel economy, passenger space for six and a serious amount of versatility? If you answered yes to those queries then the 2008 Mazda MAZDA5, which also boasts a very palatable price, could well appeal to you.

Mazda Mazda5 Models & Trims

Sport $4,925 - $6,344
Horsepower: 153 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 6.5 (in.) - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Touring $5,216 - $6,647
Horsepower: 153 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 6.5 (in.) - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Grand Touring $5,313 - $6,744
Horsepower: 153 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 6.5 (in.) - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.05
2 star
0%

It has third row seating and an AUX cord.

It is really low to the ground making it incredibly easy for the oil pan to crack, the battery dies incredibly fast in cold weather. It is not a reliable car at all. The only nice thing about it is that is has a third row seating but it is really cramped but the third row seating folds down into a nice big trunk but the trunk space is tiny when the third row seating is up.

Lexie S
Helpful

The Mazda5 is a car that is perfect for an average vehicle.

My Mazda5 is my first vehicle, which I received when I graduated from high school. It is slightly damaged from when we purchased it as well as a dent from when I was learning to drive, but has proven to be an immensely reliable car. While it is incredibly simple and I do wish it could be a little more advanced with connectivity with my phone, it has not failed me yet.

Chris F
Helpful

Mazda Miata is a fun, great performing car.

Since I bought this vehicle in 2008, the vehicle has never seen the shop except for normal wear, like tires, battery, brakes and oil changes. The vehicle handle great with plenty of pickup and holds the road better than my bigger car. It is fun to drive and the gas mileage is great. A great car and everyone I speak to that has this vehicle says that it is a great car.

Rich W
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Compare Models & Key Features

Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$4,925 - $6,344
$5,216 - $6,647

Horsepower

Horsepower
153 (hp)
153 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.3L MPFI DOHC 16
2.3L MPFI DOHC 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Standard

Alarm

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.7 (in.)
40.7 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.9 - 40.7 (in.)
38.9 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.2 (in.)
35.2 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.2 - 39.4 (in.)
39.2 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

AC
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
6
6

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Standard
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
Standard

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/50VR17
P205/50VR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 (in.)
108.3 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 (ft.)
34.8 (ft.)

Length

Length
181.5 (in.)
181.5 (in.)

Width

Width
69.1 (in.)
69.1 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3417 - 3475 (.lbs)
3475 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
153 (hp)
153 (hp)

Torque

Torque
148 (ft. lbs.)
148 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - (.lbs)
- TBD - (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.9 (gal.)
15.9 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
25 (mpg)
24 (mpg)

City

City
22 (mpg)
21 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
28 (mpg)
27 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Traction Control

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

Crash Test Ratings Currently Not Available

Safety Features

  • Anti-lock brake system-inc: electronic brakeforce distribution, brake assist *
  • Advanced dual front air bags-inc: crash zone, drivers seat position sensor, passenger weight sensor
  • Front side-impact air bags
  • All row head curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt pretensioners w/force limiters
  • All seating position 3-point seat belts
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • 2nd row child safety seat lower anchors & upper tethers
  • 3rd row child safety seat upper tethers
  • Crushable brake & accelerator pedal assembly
  • Side-impact door beams

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

‌Overall
Mechanical
Powertrain Quality
Body & Interior Design
‌Features
Among the best
Among the best
Among the best
Among the best

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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