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2014 Mazda Mazda5 vs. 2014 Scion xB Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mazda Mazda5 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Scion xB with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda Mazda5 and the Scion xB in the front seats.

Convenience
The Mazda Mazda5 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Scion xB, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Mazda Mazda5 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Scion xB, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda Mazda5 and the Scion xB have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mazda Mazda5 is about the same width as the Scion xB. If you go with the Mazda Mazda5, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Scion xB.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mazda Mazda5 and the Scion xB do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Mazda Mazda5 and the Scion xB.

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

Warranty
The Mazda Mazda5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Scion xB.


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2014 Mazda
Mazda5

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MSRP*: $20,140 - $24,670

2014 Scion
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MSRP*: $16,970 - $20,420
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City MPG: 21 - 22 22
Highway MPG: 28 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 6 - 6 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $19,263 - $23,593 $16,122 - $19,399

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