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    Default Mazda cx5

    Has anybody got one? We are considering getting a new car and I think I like these. I'm not sure about the push button start tho, it seems too easy for a child to start the car? Also I wanted air con vents in the back as it's very hot where we live and I always think it must be so hot for anyone in the back seat. The cx5 doesn't have vents in the back but the salesman reckons the floor vents go under the seats and cool the back quickly.
    If you have one, do you like your Mazda? Is it a good car? I heard the parts can be expensive too so I guess that's another thing to consider. Any advice would be helpful.

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    dont have a cx5 - but I have a car with a push button start. I really like it.

    You have to have your foot on the brake for it to start the car though, so kids cant start it. And you can deactivate it if you dont like it.

    Its just handy not having to dig around in my bag for my keys all the time

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    Quote Originally Posted by BH-KatiesMum View Post
    dont have a cx5 - but I have a car with a push button start. I really like it.

    You have to have your foot on the brake for it to start the car though, so kids cant start it. And you can deactivate it if you dont like it.

    Its just handy not having to dig around in my bag for my keys all the time
    This If you push the button without the brake being on, only the accessories come on. It's really handy

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    my parents and 2 of my friends have a cx5 and love it. no complaints.

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    We have a Cx5- the top of the range model (called ikira or something?) in diesel. We test drove the Audi Q7 amongst other "luxury" brands and the CX5 won hands down. Amazing fuel economy with some grunt still. The keyless feature is awesome. The istop is weird until you get used to it but you can turn that off if you want to anyway. Great luxury car type features, super comfy seats.. My only major gripe is that the sat nav is awful, and you have to turn the car off to enter a new address. But I've never used a sat nav before so don't know if they're all crap!

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    Another CX-5 owner and I love it. This is my second Mazda, previously we had the CX-7, and I haven't been able to fault either car.

    Further to your concerns about the push button start, as well as needing the break to be pushed, the keys also need to be in the car, so it's pretty easy to monitor...

    Fuel efficiency is amazing (costs me $60 to fill and I get 600kms out of the tank)

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    I really want the CX-5. Need to go test drive it with DH. How's the boot space for fitting pram + groceries?

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    Quote Originally Posted by clucky_duck View Post
    I really want the CX-5. Need to go test drive it with DH. How's the boot space for fitting pram + groceries?
    I thought the boot looked pretty good size wise. It's lovely to drive!

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    I love ours.

    Boot wise it's fine. We have fit our baby jogger city mini and groceries in the back fine.

    As the others have said, the push am button only works with the foot on the brake and the keys in the car.

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    Thanks everyone for the advice re push button start. I didn't realise you needed your foot on the brake to start it, the salesman already had it started for me.


 

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