This is the biggest Mazda in the company's current fleet, and perhaps their biggest vehicle ever. With three rows of seats, a 3500-lb. towing capacity and fuel mileage in the mid-20s from its 273-horsepower V6, it's smack dab in the middle of minivan territory. These types "urban utes" are attempting to bridge the gap between the SUV and the minivan by eschewing sliding doors, for example. Our tester came well-equipped with 20-inch wheels, navigation and a 10-speaker Bose audio system.
|Like what you read here? You can get a whole magazine full of these types of articles delivered to your home or shop 8 times a year. Subscribe now or visit the Grassroots Motorsports online store for back issues.|