The MPV is smaller than most minivans and is front-wheel drive. It has unique roll down windows in its dual sliding doors unlike other minivans. It can seat up to seven occupants and has a third-row of seating that folds flat into the floor. It is powered by a 200 hp 3.0-liter V-6 engine that is controlled by a five-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include antilock brakes, electronic brake-force distribution, and front seat belt pretensioners. Side-impact airbags and traction control are standard on upper level trims.The Mazda MPV is a carryover from 2004.