What Happened to the Mazda 5 Minivan
If you’ve been looking at Mazda’s impressive 2016 model year lineup and wondering where the Mazda 5 minivan falls into all of this, then we have some news you will be wanting to hear. So, what happened to the Mazda 5 minivan?
Mazda recently released a detailed lineup of models for the 2016 model year. Among those models receiving some significant changes are the 2016 Mazda 3, 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, 2016 Mazda 6 and 2016 Mazda CX-5. But what about the much loved Mazda 5?
Mazda has revealed the Mazda 5 will not continue beyond the 2015 model year. Sure, it’s sad news, but not every model can live forever like the famed Miata, and Mazda is sure to be focused on providing the best driving experience for modern drivers in future models.
What Will Replace the Mazda 5 Minivan?
So, can we expect a replacement for the Mazda 5 minivan anytime in the near future. Perhaps another minivan model, or something similar? At this time, there is no reason to believe a new Mazda minivan is on the horizon.
That being said, however, the Mazda CX-5 compact SUV and all-new Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover could both be considered suitable replacements for the minivan market. After all, the CX-5 has proven to be highly popular, providing incredible efficiency and a spacious interior. Families looking for something that offers the same type of versatility as the Mazda 5 minivan are sure to find it in Mazda’s current lineup that includes the CX-9, CX-5 and CX-3.
So, now that we know what happened to the Mazda 5 minivan, it is time to once again say goodbye to a faithful model that has served drivers well and say hello to the exciting future of Mazda driving.