2015 Mazda Mazda5 vs. 2016 Toyota Prius v Review

Comparison Review

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda Mazda5 than the Toyota Prius v. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda Mazda5 and the Toyota Prius v in the front seats.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda Mazda5 as you will with the Toyota Prius v, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). Based on MSRP, the Mazda Mazda5 is clearly a better financial choice over the Toyota Prius v. 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 Toyota Prius v have similar Destination Charges.

The Mazda Mazda5 is a little narrower than the Toyota Prius v, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Mazda Mazda5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Prius v.

Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mazda Mazda5 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius v.

The Mazda Mazda5 has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Prius v, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda5 has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius v. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

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

The Mazda Mazda5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius v.

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Compare the 2015 Mazda Mazda5 and the 2016 Toyota Prius v.

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2015 Mazda

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MSRP*: $21,240 - $24,770

2016 Toyota
Prius v

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MSRP*: $26,675 - $30,935
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.75%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 21 44
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
Invoice*: $20,325 - $23,698 $24,834 - $28,798

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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