Mazda 2, also called Mazda Demio, belongs to the class of supermini cars. This Japanese manufacturer begun production of this small car in 1996 and so far we have seen three generations. This state is going to be changed, because new, redesigned model comes late this year. However, it won’t come in U.S. before 2015, so it is expected that it will come as 2016 Mazda 2. New model will follow the Mazda 3 and Mazda design language and technology and it will come as production version of Hazumi Concept, which was presented earlier this year.
2016 Mazda 2 redesign
New model will be completely redesigned. The 2016 Mazda 2 will get Mazda’s new “Kodo – Soul of Motion” design language, which is already implemented in models like Mazda 3, Mazda 6 and CX-5. It will look more aggressive than previous model, especially in front end where the most noticeable features will be new angular headlights and unique V-shape grille with some chrome surround details.
On the rear end, new Mazda 2 features new horizontal taillights and the raked liftgate, which will give much sportier look. Interior will be also completely redesigned. Interior is full of features which are usually reserved for some bigger and more luxurious cars. Leather seats, dashboard similar to Mazda 6’s, new navigation system, head-up display system are just some of new features that can be found in new Mazda 2.
2016 Mazda 2 engines
There will be many novelties under the hood of 2016 Mazda 2. Beside gasoline-powered SkyActiv-G 1.5-liter and 1.3-liter engines, new model will be also available with diesel engine. It is a brand-new SkyActiv-D, 1.5-liter diesel engine, which outputs 103 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of max torque. There are also some speculations that new Mazda 2 will be offered with 2.0-liter SkyActiv-G engine, but this isn’t comfirmed yet.
2016 Mazda 2 release date and price
Although new model will come in Japan late this year, in North America this supermini won’t be available before 2015 and it will probably be offered as 2016 year model. When it is about price, it is expected that new model will cost slightly higher than current one, which starts around 14.000 dollars.
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