Every lamp in Mazda cars with motors 2.0 has limit age, anyway. The only right decision is the bulb of H7 cap type and with base form PX26d. When you need replacing head light bulbs in Mazda 5 1.8, make sure you install effective and strong agents. Especially lamps for 5 with plus capacity and 12 V voltage may be broken soon. Safe drive at night on Mazda 5 is possible with working head light only. You should keep up with Mazda’s recommendation to put into vehicle headlights only 55 W capacity bulbs. In production of 2008 model year cars with engine code L823 the brand used high technology lamps.
Note that you may choose real power more than 55 W, providing the voltage stays at 12 V. To install new lamp in 5 with motor 2.0 relieve bulb holder at the backside of headlight. It’s obvious that only H7 type of lamp will be suitable for Mazda in 2010 year of production. Usually you won’t place the PX26D lamp type into holder in 2013 5 without help.
Provide exactly needed voltage of 12 V and don’t forget nominal power 55 W. There is no chance to install in 2009 Mazda any other type than H7 light bulb with PX26d base. Caution is needed for 5 with motor type 1.8 when replacing the light bulb. For safe and delightful driving of 2006 Mazda 5 keep up with important company resctrictions.