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MAZDA 2 Used Car Review

Pros

Cons

  • One of the more fun-to-drive city cars available
  • Zippy 1.5-litre engine
  • Chic styling (2007 onwards)
  • Smart MZD Connect infotainment system on higher-spec models
  • Prominent tyre noise
  • Relatively firm ride
  • Cramped rear seat, even by city-car standards
  • Lower-spec models can be missing safety features such as rear-view camera
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.
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Overview of the Mazda Mazda2

Overview of the Mazda Mazda2

MAZDA 2 GENERATIONS (SINCE 2002)

2002-2007

2007-2014

2014 onwards

RUNNING COSTS

Fuel Consumption

1.5L 4-cylinder: 4.9 to 5.5 litres per 100km

= Highly economical.

= Good economy.

= Average fuel use.

= Heavy consumption.

Servicing

SIMILAR MODELS TO MAZDA 2

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR: MAZDA 2 (2007 TO 2014)

Make sure the paint on any Mazda 2 of this era is in good condition and hasn't started to flake or peel.

Some stone chips are quite normal, but flaking paint from, say, the plastic front bumper will need attention to preserve the car's appearance.

This is especially important in a car like the 2 whi ch appealed to younger drivers who, statistically, have more crashes. And those trendy, fizzy metallic colours that were so popular can be a real pain to match after a few years of exposure to Australian UV light levels.

Check that the service history is up to date, too, as, again, younger drivers don't always understand the importance of preventative maintenance.

If the engine speed varies at idle, the car may have a build-up of crud in its intake system. If so, a mechanic needs to disassemble this part of the engine and clean it.