(3.4) 8 reviews
MSRP: $1,856$7,096
Body Style: Passenger Van
Combined MPG: 21
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Seats: 7
Cargo Space: 53.7 cu.ft.
2006 Mazda MPV

Our Take on the 2006 Mazda MPV

Our Take

One of the smallest minivans on the market, the front-wheel-drive Mazda MPV features roll-down windows in its sliding doors. Minor revisions, including a newly standard retractable key, took place for 2005. Rear air conditioning became optional in the LX and standard in the ES.Except for body col... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Occasional engine noise
  • Less interior space than most rivals

Notable Features

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


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 8 reviews

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Initial quality questionable; good price for value

by etclin from San Jose, CA on September 30, 2006

Damaged fuel cap caused "check engine" light to go on within 24 hours of this MPV LX-SV delivery. I guess the sales damaged it while fueling. Mazda should use a stronger plastic for its fuel cap. ... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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