2015 Mazda 5  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#7 of 2015 Minivan/Vans

#155 of all 2015 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 2015 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 2015 Mazda 5 has a score of 63, implying a 0.064% chance of driver death (5.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 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 2015 Mazda 5 is 36% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2015 Mazda 5 is 49% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8757Mazda 5Mitsubishi LancerToyota Scion xBToyota RAV4Buick VeranoMitsubishi OutlanderFord EscapeJeep CherokeeSubaru ForesterKia SportageJeep CompassMazda CX-5Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Mazda 5 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 57 to 87. The 2015 Mazda 5 is less safe than the 2015 Toyota Scion xB, the 2015 Toyota RAV4, the 2015 Buick Verano, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2015 Mazda CX-5, the 2015 Jeep Compass, the 2015 Kia Sportage, the 2015 Subaru Forester, the 2015 Jeep Cherokee, and the 2015 Ford Escape.

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