2010 Mazda MAZDA5 Photo
/ 10
TCC Rating
How does the
TCC Rating work?
The TCC Rating is a clear numeric rating value based on a 10-point scale that reflects the overall opinion of our automotive experts on any vehicle and rolls up ratings we give each vehicle across sub-categories you care about like performance, safety, styling and more.

Our rating also has simple color-coded “Stop” (red), “Caution” (orange),
or “Go” (green) messages along with the numerical score so you can easily understand where we stand at a glance.

Our automotive experts then also collect and show you what other websites say about these different aspects of any vehicle. We do this leg work for you to simplify your research process.

Learn more about how we rate and review cars here.

$5,995 - $13,432
Quick Take
For families looking for fuel-efficient, maneuverable, and roomy transportation—with a fun-to-drive feel—the 2010 Mazda5 is your best and only choice. Read more »
7.0 out of 10
Browse Mazda MAZDA5 inventory in your area.


STYLING | 7 out of 10

Expert Quotes:

the functionality of a minivan but without the minivan stigma

The 2009 Mazda 5 is largely unchanged

looks sporty

Mazda introduced the Mazda5 to the U.S. market in 2006, and the 2010 Mazda5 has changed little since then. Variously described as a multi-activity vehicle, a mini-minivan, and a space wagon, the Mazda5 looks sporty and offers room for six passengers in the footprint of one of Mazda's smallest vehicles.

Although from a few paces back the Mazda5 looks like a minivan, it does have a lower, slightly more rakish appearance. It would not be a stretch to call the Mazda5 a "sensibly sized wagon," in the words of ConsumerGuide, if you overlook its sliding rear doors. A good idea, the Mazda 2009 Mazda5's sliders "make loading passengers in tight parking spaces easy," reports Edmunds, attributing the feature to the Mazda5's European roots. Cars.com notes "the Mazda5 has a wedge shape that's characterized by a raked windshield and a relatively upright rear liftgate."

“Sensible” is a good way to sum up the interior design in the 2010 Mazda Mazda5. A large speedometer dominates the three-gauge cluster, and the gearshift is mounted on a center panel. Cars.com notes that the 2009 Mazda's "controls are sensibly arranged." The Mazda5 features electroluminescent gauges, which are lit day and night and especially easy to read, "along with rear sear air vents and controls [and] additional passenger flip-down armrests." The interior has “too many competing materials and surfaces, which gives it a disjointed and busy feel," laments the Edmunds reviewer.


Smaller than a minivan, yet more useful than most compact wagons, the 2009 Mazda Mazda5 puts function before form.

Next: Interior / Exterior »
Other Choices Read More
/ 10
TCC Rating
/ 10
TCC Rating
/ 10
TCC Rating
/ 10
TCC Rating
/ 10
TCC Rating
Used Cars
Related Used Listings
Browse used listings in your area

© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Read Our Cookie Policy.