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Mazda Releases Refined Familia Van in Japan

- All model grades feature a passenger side airbag as standard equipment for improved safety performance and additional user-friendly features such as an electrical outlet -

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HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the launch of the freshened Mazda Familia Van for the Japanese market. The updated commercial vehicle offers enhanced versatility and goes on sale today at Mazda and Mazda Anfini dealerships throughout Japan.


Mazda Familia Van GX (front-wheel-drive model)
Mazda Familia Van GX (front-wheel-drive model)


To improve safety performance across the entire Familia Van range, a passenger-side airbag now comes as standard equipment to complement the driver-side airbag that was standard on the previous model. New features such as an electrical socket*1 and grab handles*2 are also fitted as standard equipment to provide added convenience for customers.


Models powered by the 1.5-liter engine (front-wheel drive) and the 1.6-liter engine (four-wheel drive) qualify for a 75 percent reduction in taxes through Japan's eco-car tax reduction program.


  • *1 100V/100W AC electrical outlet on the passenger-side instrument panel
  • *2 The GX, LX and VX model grades have a grab handle on the front passenger side and both rear sides.
    The DX and VE model grades have a grab handle on the front passenger side only.


Manufacturer's suggested retail prices for the Mazda Familia Van

* Price of the model in the attached photo

Drive Engine Transmission Grade Price (yen) Fuel economy (km/L) Tax
With tax Without tax 10-15
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FWD 1200
DX 1,302,000 1,240,000 15.8 - -
VE 1,339,800 1,276,000
DX 1,403,850 1,337,000 16.2 15.0 75%
VE 1,441,650 1,373,000
GX 1,482,600 1,412,000*
LX 1,676,850 1,597,000 13.8 13.0 -
VX 1,863,750 1,775,000
4WD 1600
DX 1,665,300 1,586,000 13.0 13.0 75%
VE 1,697,850 1,617,000
GX 1,738,800 1,656,000
  • - A separate recycling fee of 12,120 yen is necessary in addition to the manufacturer's suggested retail prices listed above.