Japanese car maker, Mazda revealed the all-new Mazda2 as the manufacturer launched production of its next-generation supermini at its Hofu plant south-east of Hiroshima. The fourth member of Mazda’s current model generation features the full range of SKYACTIV Technology underneath a stunning KODO – Soul of Motion design.
With a combination of performance, fuel economy, safety and Mazda’s patented driving fun, company expects the all-new Mazda2 to reproduce the popularity of its siblings – the Mazda CX-5, Mazda6 and Mazda3 – when it goes on sale in autumn starting in Japan. With the introduction of new Mazda, the company expects to raise the bar in the crucial B segment, Europe’s single largest in terms of market share.
The all-new Mazda2 will premiere in Europe with a new small displacement diesel engine, the SKYACTIV-D 1.5, as well as different power versions of the petrol SKYACTIV-G 1.5*. Together with SKYACTIV body, chassis, and manual and automatic transmissions, it also gets the company’s innovative MZD Connect in-car connectivity system, a range of i-ACTIVSENSE active safety technology and a remarkably spacious and refined interior.
More than 2.4 million Mazda2s** have been sold globally since it was first launched in 1996. With its new generation, Mazda attempts to bring another exciting interpretation of the supermini to drivers around the world.
* Powertrain availability may vary according to the market.
**Also sold as Mazda Demio.
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