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2008 Mazda MAZDA5

2008 Toyota RAV4

  2008 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport 2008 Toyota RAV4
MSRP
$17,995
$21,500
Invoice $16,849 $19,888
MPG
City/Highway
N/A 19/27
Rating
7.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line 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 The 2008 Toyota RAV4 brings a little more space than most compact SUVs without a mid-size price. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

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

Likes:

  • V-6’s athleticism
  • Extra off-road electronics
  • Fuel efficiency
  • Spacious interior

Dislikes:

  • Spare tire in back makes no sense for a road vehicle
  • Side-opening hatch
  • Third row is only for tykes
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
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