2012 Mazda5 Goes On Sale Early In January 2011
(Richmond Hill, ON): Mazda Canada today announced that the 2012 Mazda5
compact multi-activity vehicle will have a starting manufacturer suggested
retail price (MSRP) of $21,795. The 2012 Mazda5 will go on sale in Canada
early in January 2011.
The 2012 Mazda5 will be offered in two trim grades: a well-appointed GS
and top-of-the-line GT. All versions of the Mazda5 are powered by a new
2.5-litre, four-cylinder engine which produces 157 horsepower and 163
lb-ft of torque. A new 6-speed manual transmission is standard, with a
5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission optional
($1,200). Air conditioning, Dynamic Stability Control, Traction Control
and dual front and side airbags for first row passengers and side air
curtains that protect all three rows are also featured on every new Mazda5.
“The Mazda5 is the perfect vehicle for anyone who needs flexible seating
and lots of cargo space, but wants that in a stylish, compact, fuel
efficient and affordable vehicle,” said Dave Klan, Senior Director of Sale
and Marketing for Mazda Canada. “With the enhancements we’ve made to the
2012 model and a starting price of $21,795, the Mazda5 is a smart choice
for value conscious consumers with active lifestyles.”
With the flexibility of seating for six, or up to 857-litres of cargo
space, rear sliding doors for easy access, 16-inch alloy wheels, air
conditioning and numerous safety features, the 2012 Mazda5 GS is very well
equipped for a starting price of $21,795. An optional Convenience Package
that includes: Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, cruise control, trip
computer, leather wrapped steering wheel and anti-theft alarm system is
available for an additional $845.
The top-of-the-line Mazda5 GT trim grade standardizes all the equipment
from the GS with Convenience Package and adds 17-inch alloy wheels, heated
cloth seats, lumbar support for the driver seat, SIRIUS satellite radio,
Xenon headlights and Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) for $24,395.
The optional GT Luxury Package includes power moonroof, leather seats and
a second-row table that folds out from underneath one of the second-row
captain’s chairs is priced at $1,790.
Since it was introduced as a 2006 model, Mazda has retailed over 50,000
Mazda5s in Canada and is the company’s second best selling nameplate,
after the Mazda3.