The 2006 Mazda MPV minivan was an all new design with attractive styling, a 2.3L I4 or 2.3L turbo I4, and optional AWD. A facelift came in 2008.
For the 2004 model year, the second generation Mazda MPV got a bigger facelift with new headlamps, grille, taillamps, and easier to operate rear seats.
The second generation Mazda MPV switched to a front wheel drive platform, had sliding doors on both sides, and was available with I4 and V6 engines.
The 2002 Mazda MPV facelift had a new sharper grille, bumpers, taillamps, and a 3-liter V6 with a 5-speed automatic transmission.
The second-gen Mazda MPV minivan shifted to a FWD platform. Available with I4 and V6 engines, the MPV was sold with 6 or 7 seats across three rows.
The bigger, more stylish third generation Kia Sedona (Carnival in many places) will feature 6- and 7-seat configurations, and a standard 3.3L V6 in the US.