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Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationCar MakesMazda · 3 months ago

Can't decide what between a van or a sedan?

I want to buy a Mazda. . 

I like vans because the higher sitting. ( You're a little bit more elevated from the ground) And it's more roomier. 

So I thought I might like a Mazda van. Mazda vans usually cost a little more and I'm afraid they may have mechanical issues. 

I was considering hashbacks. I also see so many low priced Mazda sedans and they are perfect looking, reliable and have no problems with them. They are also probably better with gas. 

I'm thinking maybe I should buy one of those but I might miss the higher sitting view you get from a van. I'm so conflicted 

2 Answers

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    maybe you can get them both

  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    The logical question is, do you actually NEED the functionality of a van? That should be your primary concern. Do you need the room? Are you willing to put up with more difficult parking, worse gas mileage, and a larger interior that is harder to heat and cool? A larger passenger capacity often means higher insurance rates too. Those are the trade-offs. 


    I've owned a van continuously for 40 years because I do need the room, the ability to haul large items out of the weather, the flexibility to camp in it when I want to, and of course it's very useful for moving, and I've moved a lot in my life. Yes, vans provide better visibility for the driver but if that's all you need, either get a small SUV, or learn not to follow so close behind other traffic. |You can see a lot better when you stop tailgating.

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