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2009 Mazda MAZDA5

2008 Toyota RAV4

  2009 Mazda MAZDA5 Sport 2008 Toyota RAV4
MSRP
$17,995
$21,500
Invoice $16,865 $19,888
MPG
City/Highway
N/A 19/27
Rating
6.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2009 Mazda5 is one of the few good choices for buyers looking for minivan spaciousness in a vehicle that's fuel-efficient, maneuverable, and plenty practical. 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:

  • Truly a "mini" van
  • Sliding doors are an advantage in compact spaces
  • Handles like a small car yet seats six
  • The only minivan to offer a manual transmission

Dislikes:

  • little engine that could, if it had a turbo
  • Lack of stability control is a safety handicap
  • Front seats could be more supportive
  • Grand Touring trim 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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