Compare 2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon vs 2015 Mazda MAZDA5

2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
2015 Mazda MAZDA5
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4-Door Wgn LWB Titanium w/Rear Liftgate
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Transit Connect Wagon 4-Door Wgn LWB Titanium w/Rear Liftgate 20 28 $27,216 $29,185
Transit Connect Wagon 4-Door Wgn LWB XL 20 28 $23,486 $25,185
Transit Connect Wagon 4-Door Wgn LWB XL w/Rear Liftgate 20 28 $23,486 $25,185
Transit Connect Wagon 4-Door Wgn LWB XLT 20 28 $24,907 $26,710
Transit Connect Wagon 4-Door Wgn LWB XLT w/Rear Liftgate 20 28 $24,907 $26,710
Transit Connect Wagon 4-Door Wgn SWB XLT 20 28 $23,042 $24,710
Transit Connect Wagon 4-Door Wgn SWB XLT w/Rear Liftgate 20 28 $23,042 $24,710
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4-Door Wgn Automatic Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $23,698 $24,770
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Automatic Sport 21 28 $20,325 $21,240
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Automatic Touring 21 28 $21,405 $22,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,216
$23,698
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,185
$24,770
Monthly Payment Estimate
$486 / month
$413 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Mazda 5 has good road manners and clean styling, but its flexibility is undercut by poor safety ratings.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Special Purpose Vehicle 2WD 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
46.9 40.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 40.7
Third Head Room (in)
41.3 37.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 53.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 49.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
165.9 97.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
46.8 39
Second Hip Room (in)
58.2 57.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 55.5
Third Leg Room (in)
34.9 30.5
Passenger Capacity
7 6
Second Head Room (in)
45.1 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 59.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 68.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 60.2
Liftover Height (in)
22.7 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.4 5.5
Wheelbase (in)
120.6 108.3
Height, Overall (in)
72 63.6
Length, Overall (in)
- 180.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
42.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
104.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
85.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
19.7 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
46.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
58.9 44.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
85.7 -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40 36.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P205/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P205/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3979 3457
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Engine
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
169 @ 6000 157 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4500 163 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
997 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 1.93
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 0.93
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.21 3.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.28
Trans Type
6 5
Summary
Body Style
Wagon LWB Wagon
Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Connect Wagon Mazda Mazda5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.3
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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