3 out of 5 3.0
Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0
Mazda MPV (99-04) - rated 3 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £17,340 - £19,935
Used price £395 - £1,790
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
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Road tax cost £280 - £340
Insurance group 23 How much is it to insure?


Reliability, well equipped.


Engine noise, lack of cubbies.

Mazda MPV rivals

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Despite the self-congratulatory name, Mazda's MPV doesn't deliver class-leading performance in any area. It's fine as dependable family transport, but doesn't match up to what rivals offer. However, it has been re-styled for 2004 with a family face (grille, bumper, headlights) just like the Mazda6. It also has body-colour door handles, privacy glass and restyled rear lights, which has given MPV a stronger on-road presence, although it still looks pretty anonymous.

Mazda MPV rivals