2015 Mazda 2

2015 Mazda 2

2015 Mazda 2

This is the new Mazda 2, which should prove a fuel-efficient rival for the Ford Fiesta and Vauxhall Corsa when it goes on sale early 2015.

2015 Mazda 2

2015 Mazda 2

New Mazda 2 includes a selection of its frugal and clever ‘Skyactiv’ engines – a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol comes in 74, 89 and 113bhp tunes, while a 104bhp 1.5-litre turbodiesel comes with tiny 89g/km CO2 emissions.

2015 Mazda 2

2015 Mazda 2

The Euro 6-compliant motor, aided by a variable-geometry turbo and direct injection, makes 105 PS at 4,000 rpm and 250 Nm of torque between 1,500 and 2,500 rpm.

2015 Mazda 2

2015 Mazda 2

In all, there are 16 different variants of the Mazda 2, across three petrol engines and one diesel. In entry-level SE trim, the 2015 Mazda 2 gets daytime running lights, air-conditioning, height adjustable driver’s seat, trip computer and steering wheel mounted audio controls. SE-L trim adds rear electric windows, 15-inch alloy wheels, 60:40 split-fold rear seats and integrated Bluetooth.

2015 Mazda 2 interior

2015 Mazda 2 interior

The Mazda 2 kicks off at £11,995  ($18 000) for the 1.5-litre petrol SE 74bhp model, with the flagship petrol costing £15,995  ($24 000) for the 1.5-litre 113bhp Sport Nav. Diesel variants start at £15,995 ($24 000) in 1.5-litre SE-L 103bhp trim, up to £17,395 ($26 200) for the range-topping diesel Sport Navi…