2005 Mazda MPV

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Key Specs

of the 2005 Mazda MPV. Base trim shown.

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Maneuverability
  • Steering response
  • Ride comfort
  • Seat comfort and support
  • Compact dimensions

The Bad

  • Occasional engine noise
  • Less interior space than most rivals

Notable Features of the 2005 Mazda MPV

  • 200-hp, 3.0-liter V-6
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Available side-impact airbags
  • Manageable size
  • Roll-down second-row windows

Latest 2005 MPV Stories

What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.2)
Performance
(3.8)
Interior Design
(4.2)
Comfort
(4.4)
Reliability
(4.3)
Value For The Money
(4.3)

Latest Reviews

(5.0)

Still going strong!

by Livingandlearning from Tyson's, va on January 8, 2018

I loved this Mazda, and very grateful to have 13-strong years and counting with it! Bought it new, awesome v-6 engine, fine handling (ok, bedside the poor turning radius). Never has had any serious ... Read full review

(5.0)

Runs great

by just 4fun on November 20, 2017

Roll down sliding door windows great for the dogs, rear heat and power everything! Has enough power to go up steepest hills around. Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2005 Mazda MPV currently has 5 recalls

Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2005 Mazda MPV has not been tested.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The MPV received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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