Just below the small car category is a range of vehicles battling it out for sales in the ‘light car’ race, one of the consistently most popular models in the category is the Mazda2.
Available in both sedan and hatch body styles, the Mazda offering received an updated earlier in the year and leads the way in the segment with the standard fitment of emergency braking.
NUTS and BOLTS – 2017 Mazda2
- Engine: 1.5 litre petrol producing 79kW/139Nm (standard-spec) and 1.5 litre petrol producing 81kW/141Nm (high-spec models)
- Transmission: Six-speed manual (Neo only) or six-speed auto
- Safety: Five stars
- Warranty: Three years
- Origin: Thailand
- Pricing: from $14,990