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Mazda 2 1.5 75 SE-L+ 5dr Review

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Review

The Mazda 2 has a reasonably plush interior and very economical engines, when it comes to real-world fuel economy. All but the basic trim level offers a reasonable standard of equipment, too. Yet these days it has been overtaken by much newer models. Rivals that include the Seat Ibiza offer more space, better handling, a more comfortable ride, and greater refinement.

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Trim: SE-L+

SE L+ adds climate control, cruise control, automatic headlights and windscreen wipers, rear parking sensors, Bluetooth phone connectivity and a leather wrapped gearstick. It goes without Mazda’s capable infotainment system with DAB radio, though.

Engine: 1.5 75

We’re yet to try this engine, but the 89bhp from the mid-range engine already feels a bit of a struggle, so we think this smaller output might be optimistic at best.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH11.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

55.4

Urban: 43.5Motorway: 61.4
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

280

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

111

g/km

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