Compare 2013 Ford Transit Connect vs 2013 Mazda MAZDA5

2013 Ford Transit Connect
2013 Mazda MAZDA5
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114.6" w/o side or rear door glass XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
114.6" w/o side or rear door glass XL 21 27 $20,911 $22,425
114.6" w/rear door privacy glass XL 21 27 $21,084 $22,610
114.6" w/side & rear door privacy glass XL 21 27 $21,149 $22,680
114.6" w/o side or rear door glass XLT 21 27 $21,901 $23,485
114.6" w/rear door privacy glass XLT 21 27 $22,217 $23,825
114.6" w/side & rear door privacy glass XLT 21 27 $22,283 $23,895
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4-Door Wagon Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Sport 21 28 $19,073 $19,940
4-Door Wagon Automatic Sport 22 28 $20,027 $20,940
4-Door Wagon Automatic Touring 22 28 $21,109 $22,070
4-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring 22 28 $23,401 $24,470
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,911
$19,073
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,425
$19,940
Monthly Payment Estimate
$374 / month
$332 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you don't mind being seen in a minivan--but don't want to feel like you're driving one--the 2013 Mazda 5 fits the bill, though it's short on some features.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Dual Swing -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
50.8 53.1
Passenger Capacity
2 6
Front Head Room (in)
51.1 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
40.5 40.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.5
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 49.3
Second Leg Room (in)
- 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 57.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 97.7
Third Leg Room (in)
- 30.5
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.4
Third Hip Room (in)
- 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in)
36.5 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
50.2 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
23.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
180.6 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.2 -
Height, Overall (in)
79.3 63.6
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
52.1 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
29.5 -
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 108.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.9 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 68.9
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 180.5
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 59.8
Track Width, Front (in)
- 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
53.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
81.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³)
129.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
59.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 5.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 44.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.4 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.2
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/55HR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/55HR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A -
Spare Tire Size
P205/65R15 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5005 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2740 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1464 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2491 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1896 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3417
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
N/A -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4750 163 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99N NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
136 @ 6300 157 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.198
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 1.842
Trans Order Code
442 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.914
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.680
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.454
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.233
Trans Type
4 6
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.755
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.105
Summary
Body Style
Cargo Van Minivan
Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Connect Mazda Mazda5
Body Code
114.6 -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Beam Axle Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.96 -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
NA -
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 7.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -

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