• Summary

    1 out of 5 1.0

    What does this car say about you?

    That i have been taken for a mug by mazda, and there poor customer service.... please do yourself a favour avoid these cars...

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    They see more different colour mazda 5's on the drive than at a dealers.... as i write this i have another one of there cars on loan, its back in for 5 days so far for another look ant the engine ecu problems.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    I think you can guess this, but, NO!!!!

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Not a mazda ever again, my next step is trading standards.. the dealers are the most unhelpful you will ever find, please save yourself the stress, find something else...

  • Buying experience

    1 out of 5 1.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    April 2011

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Deal seemed good at the time, but wish i'd never seen the car.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Had previous model with no problem, shame the same can't be said for this model....

    What was the dealer like?

    Full of promises how they would be able to provide a seven seater when it came to service time, but the car has been there so often it never ceases to cause a problem..

  • Driving it

    1 out of 5 1.0

    What's it like to drive?

    A nightmare, no power, cuts out at random, not anywhere near the fuel figures quoted, i don't expect to close to there wind tunnel figures, but over 36mpg would be nice..

    What's it like to park?

    Fine.. rear parking sensors were standard when purchased.

  • Living with it

    1 out of 5 1.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Gearbox had to be replaced at a 1000 miles, underpowered spluttery engine, brings up constant engine codes which dealer can't/won't sort under warrenty, accused of re-map to avoid them doing anything.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Sliding doors.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Wife likes the sliding doors, about the only good thing that works properly so far!