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2016 Ford Transit Connect vs. 2015 Mazda Mazda5 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Transit Connect than the Mazda Mazda5. The Ford Transit Connect will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda5.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Transit Connect as you will with the Mazda Mazda5, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Transit Connect is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda Mazda5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford Transit Connect is much higher than that for the Mazda Mazda5.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Transit Connect is much wider than the Mazda Mazda5, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Transit Connect, which is slightly longer than the Mazda Mazda5.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Transit Connect transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mazda Mazda5.

Handling
The Ford Transit Connect has a larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda5, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Transit Connect is somewhat more powerful than the Mazda Mazda5.

Utility
The Ford Transit Connect offers greater seating capacity than the Mazda Mazda5, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Ford Transit Connect comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda5.

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Compare the 2016 Ford Transit Connect and the 2015 Mazda Mazda5.

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2016 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $24,825 - $29,300

2015 Mazda
Mazda5

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MSRP*: $21,240 - $24,770
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 19 21
Highway MPG: 27 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 7 6 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $23,708 - $27,982 $20,325 - $23,698

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.