When it comes to the hatchback segment, we have a wide variety of cars to look at. This particular segment packs a lot of potentials. We have a chance of getting a sporty and fast car or a drive family car. A big car has an equal amount of favorable chances just as a mini car or small car. Thus, hatchback segment successfully satisfies all sorts of tastes for cars. Over the years, this segment has been graced by wonderful names like Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Golf and Mazda 2. Mazda 2 was first introduced in the automobile market a long time back. Given its immense versatility and energy, it immediately caught everyone’s attention and easily shot to fame and has recorded a sale of over 2.5 million copies globally. Now, with evolving time and advancing technology, the Japanese manufacturers are planning to redesign their prized product and bring it out as 2017 Mazda 2.
2017 Mazda 2 – Unveiling:
This 2017 version of Mazda 2 is expected to be unveiled as the second generation of production and Mazda will be attempting to make everything up to the mark and cope with any shortcoming with immediate impact. This latest Mazda 2 is expected to better its benchmark of performance and looks and give the customers something that will catch them on their wrong foot.
One of the most exciting news has been this that this latest version of Mazda 2 will be made following the KODO designing principles of Mazda, which has been a revolutionary project. The other exciting news is that SkyActiv technology will be powering this latest hatchback from Mazda.
In our review of the latest 2017 version of Mazda 2, we take a look at the interior, exterior and engine specifications.
How It Looks On The Outside:
Although 2017 version of Mazda 2 qualifies as a small car or mini car, it does not stop this wonderful car from being active and full of versatility and energy. The company has been wise to implement their new KODO design on this car as this design is expressed quite well and gives the new 2017 Mazda 2 a soul and language of its own which extends from the nose front end to the tail end and graces every portion in between.
The small size car – 2017 Mazda 2 has not been able to stop it from wearing a spottily designed body which is quite fierce in its stance and aggressive looking. Its new brawny body is inclined forward – much like a predator looking sports cars. Overall, the dimensions of new Mazda 2 will be greater as it will be taller and longer as compared to its previous versions.
Redesigning has featured in the lighting department. Here, we get to see new headlamps and tail lamps which are U-shaped. These new sets of tail lamps will entirely change the way the rear end of this car looks. A new grille design has been implemented up in front with the front low slanting headlamps being placed just on its sides.
This 2017 Mazda 2 will be running on either 15 inch or 16-inch wheels made of alloy which would improve handling. High-quality materials have been used in the construction and design of the body of new Mazda 2 which refines this car by reducing vibrations. Lights will be powered by LED technology and will include LED ribbons which make this 2017 version of Mazda 2 look even more attractive.
Inside this brand new 2017 Mazda 2, we have a premium show. This will be kick-started by a luxurious and comfortable design. Although this latest version of Mazda 2 qualifies itself as a hatchback, it will have no problems in accommodating as many as five adults human beings with all sorts of comfort. Comfort will be further ensured by the usage of high-quality materials to make the seats. Infotainment system will now be housed inside a 7-inch touchscreen panel which will include GPS, Bluetooth, radio, air-conditioner and MZD Connect.
2017 Mazda 2 – Engine and Transmission:
2017 Mazda 2 will be powered by:
- 1.3L 4-cylinder unit
- 1.5L 4-cylinder unit.
- 1.5L 4-cylinder unit.
- 1.5L 4-cylinder SkyActiv unit with 105 HP
- 1.5L 4-cylinder unit with 113 HP
Transmission is expected to be a 6-speed auto/manual one whose fuel economy is yet to be tested.
2017 Mazda 2 – Price, Release Date and Competition:
Competing with Hyundai Accent, Chevy Sonic, Kia Rio, Ford Fiesta, etc. 2017 Mazda 2 hatchback is expected to start at $14,120 and will be available by late-2016.