There are few differences between the 2013 to 2015 models, aside from a 2. Still, this Mazda has some drawbacks. However, if you can spare a little more money, get the. SkyActiv is a modular platform, so all of these models are closely related. This engine leads the segment with a 34 miles per gallon rating on the highway with front-wheel drive. Its curb weight ranges from 3,194 to 3,532 pounds. This redesigned model has several performance upgrades compared to the previous models, including an improved suspension and a stronger base engine.
Finally, this Mazda has a limited standard features list and a complicated infotainment system. The body is athletic and we especially fond of the color selections available. Autotrader Says You may have heard some talk about how much fun Mazdas are. Not sure which type of car you want? It also gained several technology features, including standard Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, as well as a few available safety features. Each earns the same reliability rating, but both suffer from underpowered base engines. The infotainment system's interface is complicated, and the system could use some nicer graphics. A stronger engine is available, but only in higher trims.
However, back-seat passengers will appreciate the abundance of head- and legroom. Even though the 146 horsepower doesn't pack a serious punch it has ample power for merging and passing. The latest is for a rear liftgate that may fall unexpectedly. These cargo capacities are about average for the. Well maybe it's time you actually check one out. It even has an innovative i-ActiveSense package option which includes adaptive cruise control. Why You Can Trust Us Our used car rankings and reviews are based on our analysis of professional automotive reviews, as well as data like crash test scores, reliability ratings, and ownership expenses.
. Additional benefits like towing and roadside assistance may be available, so read the carefully. Unfortunately, both also have frustrating infotainment systems. Sharp Design Mazda designers deserve a lot of credit as their entire lineup is very impressive. Our test car is the flagship petrol model, the Limited, which nonetheless is only available in front-drive.
Once you get a good grasp of how everything operates though, you'll find the system works really well. Either form though definitely delivers an engaging drive. It can also connect with social media feeds such as Facebook and Twitter. However, there is one upgrade we do highly recommend: the powerful 7-speaker Bose Surround Sound system. Upper trims come with a 184-horsepower 2. It also comes with a manual transmission. It boasts some of the best driving dynamics in the class, with its crisp and carlike handling.
There is a standard rear spoiler and 16-inch alloys. Mazda has an above-average certified pre-owned program, according to our analysis. There is standard Bluetooth and a rearview camera of course. That number drops just slightly to 32 miles per gallon highway with the all-wheel drive. Other recalls deal with potential automatic steering loss, a faulty fuel filler pipe, and a potential problem with the automatic braking system. Reasonable Sticker Let's talk about pricing. However, its confusing infotainment system and stiff seats keep it from ranking higher.
Efficient Engine The sole engine offered is a good one, a 2. All-wheel drive and a snappy six-speed automatic transmission are available. Compared to others, it does take a little longer to get used to. There is also a cool Active Driving Display that keeps you focused on the road in front of you. The base engine is a 155-horsepower 2.
The top-of-the-line Grand Touring trim level comes with beautiful 18-inch alloys. Another added plus is the six-speed transmission which is surprisingly smooth and fairly quiet at highway speed. Finally, the 2019 model has more safety features than the 2015, including standard blind spot monitoring, low-speed automatic braking, and a rearview camera. You sit higher of course, but the front seats lifted from the larger Mazda3 are positioned further apart than the Mazda2 and the rear seats are 37mm higher, theatre-style, to help with family relations front-to-rear. The is a better starting point for most shoppers.
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