We were a little surprised that the new Mazda 2 did not make it to the Paris motor show ( until 19 October 2014). But probably wanted to the new MX - 5 does not steal the show. That the new Mazda compact car has what it takes, is relatively fast with clear view of the images. Much is left of the sharp Hazumi study, which was presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2014. With the new Mazda 2 transports its KODO design language for the first time in the B - segment. The Polo opponents grows in length by 14 centimeters to 4.06 meters in height by two centimeters to 1.49 meters. Also, the wheelbase is extended to 2.57 meters. The benefits above all the occupants. Despite the new dimensions of the scales at 970 pounds of lean stops.
Also in the interior of the 2015er Mazda 2 puts significantly. Visually, the cockpit is oriented on big brother Mazda 3 for the first time in the small car class there is a head-up display. In addition, the connectivity system MZD Connect now used. It includes smartphone integration and Internet access. An optional navigation system is fully integrated into the system. The motors Mazda puts on its Skyactiv technology. Three 1.5 - liter gasoline engine with 75 to 115 hp and a brand new 1.5 - liter diesel with 105 hp and 220 Newton meters are available to start. The petrol consume 4.5 to 4.9 liters, the new diesel will need only 3.4 liters on average. This corresponds to CO2 emissions of 89 grams per kilometer. Coupled to the diesel is a manual six-speed gearbox. The petrol engines are available depending on the version with five-or six-speed manual transmissions. The 90 - hp engine is also available with a six-speed automatic. All engines comply with the Euro 6 standard.
For Mazda - typical driving pleasure makes the new Mazda 2, the Skyactiv chassis of the larger series. When it comes to safety, the Japanese go with optional full-LED headlights and some new assistance systems at the start. For a supplement, City Emergency Brake Assist, a Lane Departure Warning and a High-Beam Assistant are available. Brand new comes a Ausparkhilfe that monitors supported by the radar sensors of the lane change assistant the environment. The new Mazda 2 can be ordered from the November 3, 2014. At the dealer the small car will be available from 27 February 2015, the prices are not fixed yet, but should start at about 13,000 euros . ( sw )