Compare 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon vs 2014 Mazda MAZDA5

2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
2014 Mazda MAZDA5
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4-Door Wagon SWB XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon SWB w/Rear Liftgate XLT 20 28 $22,870 $24,525
4-Door Wagon SWB XLT 20 28 $22,870 $24,525
4-Door Wagon LWB w/Rear Liftgate XL 20 28 $23,313 $25,000
4-Door Wagon LWB XL 20 28 $23,313 $25,000
4-Door Wagon LWB w/Rear Liftgate XLT 20 28 $24,735 $26,525
4-Door Wagon LWB XLT 20 28 $24,735 $26,525
4-Door Wagon LWB w/Rear Liftgate Titanium 20 28 $27,043 $29,000
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4-Door Wagon Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Sport 21 28 $19,263 $20,140
4-Door Wagon Automatic Sport 22 28 $20,219 $21,140
4-Door Wagon Automatic Touring 22 28 $21,299 $22,270
4-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring 22 28 $23,593 $24,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,870
$19,263
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,525
$20,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$409 / month
$336 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Mazda 5 offers the flexibility, space, and versatility of a minivan, but with the personality of a sporty small car, it's a lot more enjoyable for the commute.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Special Purpose Vehicle 2WD 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 53.1
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
46.8 40.7
Second Hip Room (in)
58.2 57.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
45.1 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
120.6 97.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 40.7
Third Hip Room (in)
- 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 49.3
Third Leg Room (in)
- 30.5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
104.8 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 68.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 60.2
Liftover Height (in)
23.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
173.9 180.5
Height, Overall (in)
72.6 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
77 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
70.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
46.8 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
46.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46.8 44.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
70.8 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
49 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3668 3417
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4500 163 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
997 NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
169 @ 6000 157 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 24 (Est)
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.45
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.21 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.23
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 1.84
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Wagon Wagon
Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Connect Wagon Mazda Mazda5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.9 (Est) -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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