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What Are the Cargo Area Dimensions for a Mazda 5?

by Alexander Sam

The Mazda 5 is a large minivan that delivers up to 153 horsepower and still maintains a fuel-efficient 28 mpg in the city. The car features a 4-cylinder engine, which is available in either a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission. With seating for six, the car is suited for individuals with cargo space needs or larger families.

Dimensions of Exterior

The Mazda 5 is 181.5 inches in length, 69.1 inches wide and 64.2 inches tall from the tires to top of the vehicle.

Dimensions of Interior

Interior headroom in the Mazda 5 is 40.7 inches in the front, 39.4 inches in the middle seating and 37 inches in the rear seating. The shoulder room for the car is 55.5 inches in the front, 55.6 inches in the middle seating area and 49.2 inches in the backseat. For leg room, the vehicle provides 40.7 inches in the front, 35.2 inches in the middle seating and 30.7 inches for the rear seats.

Dimensions of Cargo Area

The Mazda 5 is a hatchback, which allows the driver to fold down the rear seats and have more cargo space for larger items. The vehicle's total interior volume is about 142.1 cubic feet. When the rear seats are folded down, the car has 44.1 cubic feet of usable cargo area.

About the Author

Alexander Sam is an avid photographer/traveler. After completing a trip across India, Thailand and Laos he decided that he wasn't made for the cubicle job. Presently he is backpacking across South America and hopes to find himself in another part of the world at this time next year. Sam studied sociology at York University.

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