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Mazda Mazda5 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Mazda Mazda5's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Mazda Mazda5 Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr Minivan 157-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 5 20 70 65 27.2
  flat med light 5 10 20 65 65 24.5
  flat light light 0 5 15 80 65 27.7
2012 4dr Minivan 157-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 3 7 18 72 65 26.5  
  Averages flat light light 3 7 18 72 65 26.5
With the 157-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2012 Mazda Mazda5 fuel economy has been averaging 26.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 72 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (18 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 10 35 0 55 75 22.8
  flat med none 10 35 0 55 75 23.6
  flat med none 10 35 0 55 75 23.1
  flat med none 10 35 0 55 75 23.4
  flat med light 5 35 0 60 75 25.2
2010 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 9 35 0 56 75 23.6  
  Averages flat med none 9 35 0 56 75 23.6
With the 157-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2010 Mazda Mazda5 has been averaging 23.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 56 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (35 percent), in heavy traffic (9 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 10 0 60 30 65 28.0
  flat light none 10 0 60 30 65 26.0
  flat light none 10 0 60 30 65 27.2
  flat light hvy 10 0 60 30 65 26.0
  flat med none 0 70 20 10 74 19.6
2010 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 8 14 52 26 67 25.4  
  Averages flat light none 8 14 52 26 67 25.4
With the 153-horsepower 2.3L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Mazda Mazda5 gas mileage has been averaging 25.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (26 percent), in the city (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (8 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 20 20 20 40 65 24.3
  flat med light 0 0 80 20 75 22.0
  flat light light 12 4 14 70 60 28.6
  flat light light 16 6 8 70 60 27.1
  flat light hvy 17 10 8 65 65 27.6
2009 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 13 8 26 53 65 25.9  
  Averages flat light light 13 8 26 53 65 25.9
With the 157-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Mazda Mazda5 fuel economy has been averaging 25.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (26 percent), in heavy traffic (13 percent), and in the city (8 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
mtns light hvy 0 0 0 100 75 28.9
  mtns light hvy 0 0 0 100 75 30.1
  flat light hvy 0 10 15 75 65 27.4
  flat light hvy 0 0 25 75 55 33.5
  flat med none 20 30 20 30 60 22.9
2009 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light hvy 4 8 12 76 66 28.6  
  Averages hills light hvy 4 8 12 76 66 28.6
With the 153-horsepower 2.3L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Mazda Mazda5 has been averaging 28.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 76 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (12 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat v.lt none 0 0 40 60 60 27.4
  flat v.lt none 0 0 50 50 60 27.4
  flat v.lt none 0 0 50 50 60 26.9
  flat v.lt light 0 0 60 40 60 26.3
  flat v.lt none 0 0 40 60 60 26.4
2008 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat v.lt none 0 0 48 52 60 26.9  
  Averages flat v.lt none 0 0 48 52 60 26.9
With the 157-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Mazda Mazda5 gas mileage has been averaging 26.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (48 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light none 10 45 15 30 60 25.8
  hills light none 10 45 15 30 60 24.3
  hills light none 10 45 15 30 60 26.9
  hills light none 10 45 15 30 60 24.1
  hills light none 10 45 15 30 60 26.0
2008 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light none 10 45 15 30 60 25.4  
  Averages hills light none 10 45 15 30 60 25.4
With the 153-horsepower 2.3L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Mazda Mazda5 fuel economy has been averaging 25.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (30 percent), in the suburbs (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 20 80 65 24.2
  flat light none 5 53 0 42 65 23.5
  flat light none 5 5 10 80 60 29.3
  flat light none 0 60 10 30 65 18.8
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 70 31.5
2007 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 2 24 8 66 65 25.5  
  Averages flat light none 2 24 8 66 65 25.5
With the 157-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Mazda Mazda5 has been averaging 25.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 66 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (24 percent), in the suburbs (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills lead light 25 0 25 50 75 26.9
  flat lead hvy 25 0 50 25 75 24.5
  hills lead hvy 0 0 75 25 75 27.7
  flat lead hvy 0 0 90 10 75 24.6
  flat med light 0 0 50 50 70 25.2
2007 4dr Minivan 153-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat lead hvy 10 0 58 32 74 25.8  
  Averages flat lead hvy 10 0 58 32 74 25.8
With the 153-horsepower 2.3L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Mazda Mazda5 gas mileage has been averaging 25.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 58 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (32 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Minivan 157-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 19.2
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 65 28.7
  flat light none 0 0 100 0 N/A 24.3
  flat med light 0 25 75 0 N/A 22.2
  mtns v.lt hvy 0 0 0 100 65 26.0
2006 4dr Minivan 157-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 25 35 40 65 24.1  
  Averages flat light light 0 25 35 40 65 24.1
With the 157-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Mazda Mazda5 fuel economy has been averaging 24.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), in the city (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Minivan 157-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 20 0 40 40 81 22.8
  flat med none 20 0 40 40 81 23.5
  flat med none 20 0 40 40 99 22.0
  flat med none 20 0 40 40 81 25.3
  flat med none 20 0 40 40 81 24.2
2006 4dr Minivan 157-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 20 0 40 40 85 23.6  
  Averages flat med none 20 0 40 40 85 23.6
With the 153-horsepower 2.3L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Mazda Mazda5 has been averaging 23.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Mazda Mazda5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 85 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in heavy traffic (20 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Mazda Mazda5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.

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Mazda Mazda5 Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2010 4dr Minivan 153-hp 2.3L I4 5-sp manual FWD Impressive considering all this vehicle can do (carry six, or a bunch of stuff). Driven with some restraint (60-65), I can average 30+ mpg on my weekly commute. With a microvan that can seat six.
2010 4dr Minivan 157-hp 2.5L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD Comparable to most compact cars.
2010 4dr Minivan 153-hp 2.3L I4 5-sp manual FWD Best among all minivans
2010 4dr Minivan 153-hp 2.3L I4 5-sp manual FWD Impressive considering all this vehicle can do (carry six, or a bunch of stuff). Driven with some restraint (60-65), I can average 30+ mpg on my weekly commute. With a microvan that can seat six.
2010 4dr Minivan 157-hp 2.5L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD USED LESS GAS THAN MY OLD 97 VOYAGER
2009 4dr Minivan 157-hp 2.5L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD Better than our previous mini-van, mostly because of size. We drive it harder, so some of that advantage is lost :)
2009 4dr Minivan 157-hp 2.5L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD reasonable gas mileage for a car that can hold 6.
2008 4dr Minivan 157-hp 2.5L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD Expected 5 more miles to the gallon than my old minivan - getting 8 to 11 miles more to a gallon than minivan!
2008 4dr Minivan 153-hp 2.3L I4 5-sp manual FWD Best 3rd row MPG - not ready financially or stylistically to go for the minivan.
2008 4dr Minivan 153-hp 2.3L I4 5-sp manual FWD Avg under 10L/100km one of buying criteria. good on hwy and not as bad as full sized van in city. Good for long summer road trips.
Mazda Mazda5 Fuel Economy: Cons
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2007 4dr Minivan 157-hp 2.5L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD It uses twice as much fuel as a Prius.
2006 4dr Minivan 157-hp 2.5L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD My 4 speed automatic yields about 10.5 L/100 km on 50/50 highway and city driving with a conscious effort to stick to the speed limit and driving as if I had an egg under my right foot. Eh, I thought it would AT LEAST be under 10.
2006 4dr Minivan 157-hp 2.5L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD vehicle is heavy for its size so the fuel economy is not that great.