Mazda is revising its compact Mazda5 people carrier for the new year, with new trim levels and greater value.
Six models available
The 2010 Mazda5 range will consist of six models, with the previous TS2 and Sport trims replaced by Takara and Furano equipment levels respectively. The current TS grade remains the entry-level version.
Four engines are available – two petrol, two diesel – with a selection of five-speed, six-speed and automatic gearboxes, all depending on trim level. Diesel models offer official combined fuel consumption of 46.3mpg and CO2 emissions of 159g/km, while even the petrol auto returns a class respectable 34.4mpg with 194g/km CO2.
Loaded with equipment
Standard equipment on the Mazda5 TS includes six airbags, alarm/immobilser. remote locking, air conditioning, electric mirrors and MP3 connector. All Mazda5s feature twin rear sliding doors – unique in its segment – and fold-flat seating for up to seven.
Move up to the new Takura trim, and the extra kit includes 16-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, front fog lights, clear-lens rear lights, electric windows all round, heated mirrors, folding picnic tables on the backs of the front seats, extra storage and leather-trimmed steering wheel.
The top spec Furano upgrades this still further with 17-inch alloys, sports bodykit, LED rear lights, climate control, cruise control, auto lights and wipers, six-CD changer, Bluetooth, leather trim, trip computer and stability control.
Furano also gains electric operation for the rear sliding doors.
Save £4,000 with scrappage
Prices for the revised Mazda5 range begin at £17,150 for the TS, £17,950 for the Takara, and £19,950 for the Furano.
However, if you buy under the scrappage scheme there’s a discount of £4,000 (£1,000 from the Government, £3,000 from Mazda), meaning you could pay as little as £13,150.
A full range of finance options are also offered, including 0 percent over 36 months with 50 percent deposit, or 6.9 percent APR over 36 months with no deposit via the scrappage scheme. Terms and conditions apply.
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