2016 Mazda 2 is basically a super mini car from Japanese automobile maker, Mazda. It was first released in 1996 and started marketing this model as Mazda 2. This model will be fifth generation version. Car enthusiasts expect a lot from this vehicle due to the previous fame. 2016 Mazda 2 is said to keep its earlier models overall size and shape. This redesigned subcompact car gets Mazda’s characteristic fistful design language which also exists on other models like 3, 5 and CX-5.
2016 Mazda 2: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Frontal fascia includes signature designed front grille which gets highlighted by V-shaped chrome surround as well as angular headlights that joins sculpted body creases. Rear fascia consists of horizontal taillights and raked lift gate gives this vehicle a sportier look. Both these headlights and tail lamps get advanced LED lights installed inside thereby improving visibility. For its production, light weight yet tough materials like high strength steel, carbon fibre, aluminium, etc has been used to considerably reduce net weight which ultimately helps in betterment of fuel economy, speed, performance, etc. Various colour variants are available for customers to choose from.
As exterior design gets refreshed similar cabin space of 2016 Mazda 2 gets revamped too. A clean stylish dashboard layout gets revealed along with lowered centre console. All its new configurations make its interior as comfortable as a room with pinch of class quite similar to Mazda 6. Semi luxury is indicated through use of leather wrapped perforated seats having contrasting red stitching, premium leather surfaced dashboards and door armrest. Nearly five passengers can be accommodated easily along with enough cargo space.
Nowadays, technology acts as a backbone for any machine. New Mazda 2 being produced by Japanese company has various technological features and gadgets installed. Some of which are- latest navigation system, newly configured instrument cluster, exclusively for first time head-up display system, excellent infotainment system, music or audio system having many speakers, innovating MZD connect inside car connectivity system, active i-Activsense safety technology, Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi hotspot, seat belts, air bags, climate control, car parking assistance through rear view camera, etc.
2016 Mazda 2: Engine Specs
2016 Mazda 2 is an automobile which needs performing fuel efficient engine variants under its hood. Not much has been mentioned about engine system or systems accompanying this model. Experts expect it to have all new 1.5 litre SkyActive-D engine or 1.5 litres/ 1.3 litre SkyActiv-G gasoline powered engine. Doubts are still there about its 2.0 litre SkyActiv-G. These variants are sure to be mated with both manual and auto transmissions. Such Drivetrain is capable of producing above 100 hp and above 150 lb-ft torque. Performance seems quite improved. Fuel economy can be on better side.
2016 Mazda 2: Release Date, Price, Competitors
Current Mazda 2 model is priced at $ 14 720. Since there is time before launch, no official statement has been published about price range. $ 17 000 may be its estimated price. Competition in automobile world market has always been on high side. 2016 Mazda 2 will get tough competition from Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Polo, etc.