Compare 2015 Mazda MAZDA5 vs 2015 Nissan Quest

2015 Mazda MAZDA5
2015 Nissan Quest
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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
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4-Door Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Quest 4-Door Platinum 20 27 $40,301 $43,180
Quest 4-Door S 20 27 $25,196 $26,530
Quest 4-Door SL 20 27 $31,977 $34,060
Quest 4-Door SV 20 27 $28,433 $30,280
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,698
$40,301
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,770
$43,180
Monthly Payment Estimate
$413 / month
$720 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Mazda 5 has good road manners and clean styling, but its flexibility is undercut by poor safety ratings. The Nissan Quest isn't the safest or most practical vehicle in the segment, but it is one of the better driver's choices.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
6 7
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 66
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 64.5
Third Leg Room (in)
30.5 40.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 41.6
Third Hip Room (in)
40.9 49.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 63.2
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 43.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.7 177.8
Third Head Room (in)
37.1 40
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 57.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
49.3 61.2
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 36.7
Front Head Room (in)
39 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 67.7
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 118.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.9 77.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 67.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 6.6
Length, Overall (in)
180.5 -
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 73
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
44.4 63.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 40
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 86.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 63.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 108.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 25.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 86.5
Brakes
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 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 36.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/50VR17 P235/55TR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50VR17 P235/55TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3457 4553
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 18 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
157 @ 6000 260 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
163 @ 4000 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 3.5 L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 4.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.93 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 1.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 2.37 - 0.44
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 -
Trans Type
5 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Wagon Passenger Van
Vehicle Name
Mazda Mazda5 Nissan Quest
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 8.0 (Est)
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500

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