Compare 2010 Mazda MAZDA5 vs 2009 Scion xB

2010 Mazda MAZDA5
2009 Scion xB
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4-Door Wgn Automatic Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Automatic Grand Touring N/A N/A $21,755 $23,240
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Automatic Sport N/A N/A $18,427 $19,670
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Automatic Touring N/A N/A $20,119 $21,485
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Manual Sport N/A N/A $17,344 $18,510
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5-Door Wgn Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
xB 5-Door Wgn Automatic 22 28 $15,865 $16,700
xB 5-Door Wgn Manual 22 28 $14,962 $15,750

Pricing

Invoice Price

$21,755
$15,865

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$23,240
$16,700

Monthly Payment Estimate

$387 / month
$278 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.0
7.6

TCC’s Bottom Line

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. The 2009 Scion xB has polarizing looks, a no-haggle dealer experience, and a long safety features list. It provides good value for those on a budget.

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Fuel Economy

City

Coming Soon 22 mpg

Highway

Coming Soon 28 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

2WD Minivan Small Station Wagon

Interior Dimensions

Third Head Room (in)

37.1 -

Front Hip Room (in)

52.9 52.7

Passenger Volume (ft³)

97.7 100.8

Third Shoulder Room (in)

49.2 -

Second Leg Room (in)

35.2 38.0

Front Head Room (in)

38.9 40.0

Second Hip Room (in)

58.3 46.7

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.5 55.8

Passenger Capacity

6 5

Third Leg Room (in)

30.7 -

Second Head Room (in)

39.2 41.2

Third Hip Room (in)

40.9 -

Second Shoulder Room (in)

55.6 54.7

Front Leg Room (in)

40.7 40.7

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in)

181.5 167.3

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - -

Height, Overall (in)

64.2 64.7

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Track Width, Rear (in)

59.6 59.8

Wheelbase (in)

108.3 102.4

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

69.0 69.3

Track Width, Front (in)

60.2 60.0

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.5 5.1

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

- TBD - -

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

44.4 -

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

70.9 -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- TBD - -

Trunk Volume (ft³)

- 21.7

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.8 x 1.0 10.8 x - TBD -

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 x 0.4 11.0 x - TBD -

Brake Type

Pwr Power

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

15.9 14.0

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

2.9 2.9

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

16.2 16.0

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

34.8 34.8

Steering Type

Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P205/50VR17 P205/55R16

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P205/50VR17 P205/55R16

Spare Tire Size

T125/70D16 Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - - TBD -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA - TBD -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - - TBD -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA - TBD -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3479 3086

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 x 6.5 16 x 6.5

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 x 6.5 16 x 6.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

16 x 4 Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

7.4 6.2

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

356 - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

110 - TBD -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

148 @ 4500 162 @ 4000

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.3L/138 2.4L/144

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

153 @ 6500 158 @ 6000

Engine Type

Gas I4 Gas I4

Fuel System

MPFI SFI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

27 28

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

21 22

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

23 24

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.29 1.41

Trans Type

5 4

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.69 NA

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.41 3.15

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

1.93 2.20

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.86 2.74

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.93 1.02

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA NA

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.62 3.94

Summary

Vehicle Name

Mazda Mazda5 Scion xB

Body Style

5 Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

Independent MacPherson Strut

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- TBD - NA

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

MacPherson Strut NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- TBD - 1.04

Suspension Type - Rear

Independent Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

E-type Multi-link NA

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

7 7

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