Mazda 2 is considered to be one of the top-rated models in its respective segment and with the announcement of the 2018 Mazda 2 out. Its fans are jumping for joy. As per online renderings, this new model comes with a more agile body, better-carved appearance and upscale in-cab appearance.
The first look of this model gathered via a Japanese brochure some time ago. With the looks of it, its facelift is a minor one. In fact, tipsters opine, the majority of the changes are done for its interior and beneath its skin.
2018 Mazda 2 design
This is one of the most talked about aspects of this new-gen Mazda 2 2018 model. Its ‘Kodo’ concept merges lightweight construction components and fuel efficient engine. The dimension of this model will be a bit more as compared to its predecessors. It will have a muscular body with a lean forward appearance.
Its frontal headlights will come with upgraded U-shaped LED daytime running lights. The frontal grille is divided into two sections. The upper portion comes will host the company logo and will be bordered with some beautiful lines. The top part of the grille will consist of parallel line design making way for adequate air flow.
The bottom of the grille will continue from those stylish borders and will be composed of large air vents. Upgraded fog lights with adjustable features will also come as standard for this new 2018 Mazda 2 model. It will roll upon 16 inches allows wheels be hosting All-Season tires for enhanced on/off road capabilities.
The inside of this Mazda 2 2018 model will come with a luxurious appeal. Accommodation will be for five passengers, and each of its seats will have quality leather upholstery. A 7-inch touch panel housing MZD, GPS, Bluetooth, radio and air conditioning features will be seen. Full specs of the interior are still not available and with time will only get clearer.
This new Mazda 2 2018 model will most likely have three engine variants. The base engine will be a 1.3 liter 4 cylinder engine having the ability to let out 90 HP and 88 lb-ft. torque. This engine will be powered by SKYACTIVE system.
A 1.5-liter turbo-diesel engine with the ability to produce 103 lb-ft. Torque and 103 HP of power will be its other engine variant. Along with these two engine options, the 2018 Mazda 2 will also have a more powerful 1.5 liter with power outputs measuring 100 HP and 98 lb-ft. torque. Transmission options will either be a 6-speed SKYACTIV automatic gearbox as standard and 6-speed manual transmission as optional. EPA ratings are not known as yet, and so one will have to wait.
Price and launch
Mazda 2 2018 will most likely come out in the mid of 2018, and its starting price will be around $ 19,500. This new 2018 Mazda 2 will face fierce competition from the likes of Chevrolet Sonic, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio and Ford Fiesta.