2013 Mazda 5  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#6 of 2013 Minivan/Vans

#155 of all 2013 vehicles


The 5, a mainstay of Mazda's lineup since 2006, is a three-row midsize minivan with seating up to 6. Mazda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Mazda 5 is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Mazda 5 has a score of 63, implying a 0.064% chance of driver death (5.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Mazda 5 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0643% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.344%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0643% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.344% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Mazda 5 is 34% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2013 Mazda 5 is 47% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8949Jeep PatriotToyota MatrixMazda 5Mitsubishi LancerNissan RogueMitsubishi OutlanderFord EscapeJeep CompassHonda CR-VHyundai TucsonSubaru ForesterToyota RAV4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Mazda 5 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 49 to 89. The 2013 Mazda 5 is safer than the 2013 Jeep Patriot and the 2013 Toyota Matrix and less safe than the 2013 Nissan Rogue, the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2013 Toyota RAV4, the 2013 Subaru Forester, the 2013 Hyundai Tucson, the 2013 Honda CR-V, the 2013 Jeep Compass, and the 2013 Ford Escape.

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