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2009 Kia Sedona

2008 Mazda MAZDA5

  2009 Kia Sedona 2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport
MSRP
$21,245
$17,995
Invoice $20,430 $16,849
MPG
City/Highway
16/23 N/A
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line Of the available minivans, the 2009 Kia Sedona is one of the most affordable, but it doesn't skimp on what counts for families. Read Full Review Provided you don't expect too much of a zoom-zoom feel, the 2008 Mazda Mazda5 is one of the few good choices for buyers looking for minivan spaciousness in a vehicle that's especially fuel-efficient and maneuverable. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Impressive standard safety gear
  • Practicality of seating in LWB versions
  • Overall spaciousness
  • Acceleration

Dislikes:

  • Handling isn't at the head of the class
  • Options list not as robust as for rivals
  • Lacking in refinement
  • SWB version lacks handy folding third row

Likes:

  • Seating for six in such a compact vehicle
  • Easy to maneuver and park
  • Handles like a small, nimble car on a curvy road
  • The only minivan to offer a manual transmission
  • One of the smallest vehicles with sliding doors

Dislikes:

  • Sorely lacking zoom-zoom with a full load
  • Skimpy front seats
  • Top of the range can get pricey
Crash Test Ratings
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NHTSA Rollover Rating:
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