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2010 Mazda 5 Touring Review

Ready for Road Trips

A three-quarter rear view of a red 2010 Mazda 5 Touring


In short: A roomy and well-designed crossover wagon.

This highly versatile, hard-to-classify utility vehicle blurs the lines between station wagon and crossover; however, you won't find too many drivers complaining! Easily accommodating six passengers with plenty of cargo room left to spare, the Mazda 5 Touring is the perfect road warrior for family trips, as well as the daily commute with the carpool.

Read a review of the 2008 Mazda 5 Grand Touring

Warranty/Service: 3-year/36,000-mile "bumper-to-bumper" warranty; 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty; 3-year/36,000-mile 24-hour roadside assistance


QUICK SHEET
Base Price: $21,250 / As tested: $22,480

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, front-wheel drive, 6-passenger, 4-door crossover

Engine: 2.3-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder engine with VVT
Horsepower: 153 hp @ 6,500 rpm
Torque: 148 lb-ft @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed automatic

Curb weight: 3,475 lbs
Wheelbase: 108.3 in
Length/Width/Height: 181.5/69.1/64.2 in
Turning circle: 34.8 ft


Brakes:
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS; electronic brakeforce distribution; brake assist
Suspension: independent front and rear suspension with stabilizer bars

Traction: traction control system; dynamic stability control

0-60 mph: 9.8 seconds
Top Speed: 110 mph

EPA City:
21 mpg
EPA Highway: 27 mpg

Safety:
front airbags with passenger sensor; front side-impact airbags with side-impact air curtains


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