Mazda 2 1.5 e-Skyactiv G SE-L 5dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £17,375What Car? Target Price£16,774
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.

Entry-level SE-L trim is fairly well equipped, with automatic LED headlights, cruise control, climate control, automatic wipers and a 7.0in touchscreen infotainment system. If you opt for the 89bhp engine, it also includes automatic emergency braking (AEB) and other safety features.

The mild-hybrid 89bhp e-Skyactiv G engine doesn't have a turbocharger and you have to work it harder than rival cars to get the best out of it. It’s not too bad at low revs but quickly wanes once you’re off the line, causing you to hold each gear for longer.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

60.1

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

280

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

107

g/km

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