Compare 2014 Mazda MAZDA5 vs 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon

2014 Mazda MAZDA5
2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,263
$22,870
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,140
$24,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$336 / month
$409 / 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
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Minivans Special Purpose Vehicle 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Third Head Room (in)
37.1 -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 54.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
49.3 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 46.8
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 58.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 57.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.7 120.6
Third Leg Room (in)
30.5 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 45.1
Third Hip Room (in)
40.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 58.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
180.5 173.9
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 72.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 61.7
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 104.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.9 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 61.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 23.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
44.4 46.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 46.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 46.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 70.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 49
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 77
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 70.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 36.1
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3417 3668
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 590
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
163 @ 4000 171 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 997
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
157 @ 6000 169 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 (Est) 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 (Est) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 (Est) 28
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA 446
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.21
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.91
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Wagon Wagon
Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda5 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
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
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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