2023 Mazda 2 brings new seems, value rises

Mazda Australia has confirmed pricing and a few preliminary specs for its up to date 2 vary forward of orders opening in June this yr, and deliveries beginning the month afterwards.

The facelifted Mazda 2 vary mirrors what’s at the moment out there, however is between $680 and $1080 dearer relying on the variant.

The Mazda 2 now begins at $22,290 earlier than on-roads for the Pure hatch handbook, and extends to $27,490 earlier than on-road prices for the GT hatch and sedan. A full value record is on the backside of this story.

Highlights of this facelift embrace a redesigned entrance bumper, and a brand new black or body-colour grille. Hatchback variants, in addition to the flagship GT sedan, have a redesigned rear bumper as effectively.

There’s additionally a color accent on the entrance grille and rear bumper, just like what’s at the moment out there on CX-5 Touring Lively and GT SP variants.

The up to date Mazda 2 might be had in 9 exterior paint colors, together with Aero Gray Metallic and Airstream Blue Metallic, that are new.

Soul Pink Crystal Metallic, Machine Gray Metallic, and Polymetal Gray Metallic value a further $595.

The entry-level Pure and Pure SP variants can be found with colored sprint trim finishes in Pure White, Mirror Black or Mint, relying on the exterior paint color. The Pure SP additionally provides a black movie on the roof.

Inside, the Evolve and GT variants have a black inside with pink highlights on the seat stitching and air vent surrounds.

The flagship GT additionally has partial leather-based seats, a pink and black sprint, aero-inspired multi-spoke alloy wheels, and polished twin exhaust suggestions.

All fashions moreover the entry-level Pure now come geared up with a shark fin antenna, slightly than a conventional unit.

No notice has been manufactured from mechanical modifications. The Mazda 2 is at the moment provided in Australia solely with a 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with 82kW of energy and 144Nm of torque, and both six-speed handbook or automated transmissions.

It’s unclear how for much longer the present Mazda 2 can be round.

Whereas it was first launched in 2014, it’s not the oldest member of the Mazda line-up. The can be the Mazda 6, which launched domestically in late 2012.

The Mazda 2 obtained a facelift, with the corporate trimming the line-up and including extra security gear and a better base value.

The present automobile has already been changed in Europe by a rebadged model of the Toyota Yaris.

Final yr, the Mazda 2 was the third best-selling mild automobile in Australia with 5146 gross sales.

That put it narrowly forward of the soon-to-be-axed Kia Rio (4576 gross sales) and Suzuki Swift (4405 gross sales), however behind the discontinued Suzuki Baleno (6124 gross sales) and the MG 3 (16,168 gross sales).

The up to date Mazda 2 vary is priced as follows:

  • 2023 Mazda 2 Pure hatch handbook: $22,290 (+$780)
  • 2023 Mazda 2 Pure hatch auto: $24,290 (+$780)
  • 2023 Mazda 2 Pure sedan auto: $24,290 (+$780)
  • 2023 Mazda 2 Pure SP hatch auto: $25,090 (+$1080)
  • 2023 Mazda 2 Evolve hatch auto: $25,790 (+$680)
  • 2023 Mazda 2 GT hatch auto: $27,490 (+$880)
  • 2023 Mazda 2 GT sedan auto: $27,490 (+$880)

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