Be an MVP in the Mazda MPV

Be an MVP in the Mazda MPV

Image via Flickr by RL GNZLZ

Image via Flickr by RL GNZLZ

The Mazda MPV distinguished itself as a small, maneuverable minivan for more than 15 years. Although this model has since been replaced by the Mazda 5, the MPV is a fine choice for shoppers looking for a used vehicle with standout benefits. Discover how many of the perks of driving an MPV will leave you feeling like an MVP.

Fuel Economy

The Mazda MPV enjoys decent mileage for a minivan, with 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Drivers enjoy a smooth ride thanks to the 200-horsepower, 3.0-liter V6 engine and five-speed automatic transmission. Maneuverability and steering response are top among this vehicle’s perks.

The slightly compact size makes the MPV easier to drive than other minivans, an ideal compromise for drivers who want a minivan capacity with an easy but familiar driving experience.

Storage and Seating

The 2006 Mazda MPV accommodates all your storage and transportation needs. Flexible seating makes this model a flexible pick for drivers who want the MPV for multiple uses. First- and second-row captain’s chairs are fore and aft adjustable, so you can move them easily to get the configuration and leg room you need. The second-row curbside seat offers lateral movement to convert this row to bench seating.

The third row folds down entirely when you need more storage space. Attending a tailgate party? Flip the third row around so the row faces out the back. This vehicle’s flexibility for interior configurations is a standout feature.

Comfort and Convenience

Since the 2006 model is the most recent version of the MVP, these used vehicles are notably lacking in modern amenities, such as Bluetooth or USB ports. However, you will find ample details that create a more comfortable, convenient ride. These features include six interior speakers, 100 watts of stereo output, 12V rear and cargo area power outlets, and front and cargo area lights.

Passengers in the front seat enjoy about 41 inches of head room, 41 inches of leg room, 60 inches of shoulder room, and 55 inches of hip room. Rear passengers will find they have about 39 inches of head room, 37 inches of leg room, 61 inches for shoulder space, and 63 inches of shoulder space.

Safety

Always a top concern, safety features in the Mazda MPV include everything you need to keep your family and cargo safe. All-season tires, a temporary spare tire, rear defogger, and rear wipers help you drive safely in any weather. Child seat anchors keep everyone secure, no matter how small your children are. Rear door child safety locks are an added perk for busy parents.

If you’re in the market for a used vehicle that will give you the space of a minivan with a smaller vehicle maneuverability, don’t miss out on the Mazda MPV. This feature-packed vehicle comes at a bargain thanks to the long-discontinued styling. You can take home a safe, reliable Mazda MPV with ample space for everything that’s important to you.

Categories: Pre-Owned Inventory, Fleet

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