Pricing and Specification Announced For The All-New Mazda 2
Mazda has combined there unique SKYACTIV technology with its striking ‘KODO-Soul of Motion’ design philosophy, the all-new Mazda2 will bring new levels of technological sophistication, driving pleasure and active safety to the highly competitive B’Segment when it goes on sale in the UK early next year.
First impressions of the all-new Mazda 2 model range sets new standards for infotainment, its in-car connectivity and equipment levels in the segment with the 90ps SE-L Nav models featuring a 7-inch colour touch-screen, a rotary Multimedia Commander infotainment control, MZD Connect, DAB radio, and a satellite navigation system as standard, whilst Sport Nav models also benefit from the addition of 16-inch alloy wheels, smart keyless entry and climate control air-conditioning.
For the arrival of the all-new Mazda 2 in the UK, its been celebrated by the availability of a special £14,995 on the road Sports Launch Edition. It’s powered by Mazda’s 1.5-litre 90ps SKYACTIV-G petrol engine, and includes an integrated navigation system, 16-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, dusk-sensing lights, rain-sensing front wipers, rear parking sensors and free-of charge Metallic/Mica/ Pearlescent paint.
Mazda are offering a choice four diesel engines and 12 petrol models, the 16-strong line up of Mazda’s best-selling UK models will be priced from £11,995 to £17,395 on-the-road (OTR).
The all-new Mazda 2 features the signature ‘wing’ front grille and predatory headlamp styling which instantly identify it as the latest addition to the Mazda family, the company’s all-new supermini shuns B-segment-ubiquitous monobox styling in favor of a dynamic muscular, cab-rearward design which incorporates a longer wheelbase with smaller overhangs to maximise its interior space.
The SE-L 90ps grade and up, come with a 7-inch touch-screen combines with a rotary Multimedia Commander to create an enhanced human-machine interface (HMI), which offers extremely safe, intuitive interactivity and infotainment control. The DAB radio features for the first time in the Mazda2 and, in SE-L Nav and Sport Nav grades, a new navigation system which offers greater accuracy, improved search features and three years of free map updates.
The occupants can always be online with MZD Connect. This is Mazda’s connectivity system works with compatible iPhone and Android smartphones to access a variety of free mobile content via AhaTM, a cloud platform based service which features thousands of stations, personalised, location-based service and both Twitter and Facebook audio feeds. MZD Connect also supports iPod, MP3 and CD playback, terrestrial radio, SMS and readout functions.
The Mazda 2 also benefits from a seven percent reduction in vehicle weight, the all-new Mazda2 features an optimised range of ultra-efficient SKYACTIV powertrains. It comes in a choice 1.5-litre, 75, 90 and 115ps petrol and 1.5-litre, 105ps diesel engines, all of which are Euro 6-complaint, offers customers the ideal balance of lively, agile performance and highly-competitive fuel economy.
The all-new Mazda2 also has an array of active safety systems including Anti-lock Brakes (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Electronic Brake Assist (EBA), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Traction Control System (TCS), Emergency Stop Signalling (ESS), Hill Hold Assist (HHA) and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) are fitted as standard across the model range.
Finally, an optional Safety Pack on 115ps Sport Nav models offers even higher levels of driver assistance and security with High Beam Control (HBC), an Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) system, and an Active Driving Display. Introducing head-up display technology to the B-segment for the first time, the system projects the most important real-time driving data directly into the driver’s forward field of view.