3 Reasons Why Mazda2 is #CarsAwards Finalist

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What makes the Mazda2 1.5 Individual a strong contender in the Budget Car category of the 2017/18 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards programme – powered by WesBank? Read on…

The Mazda2 1.5 Individual is a stylish compact hatchback that combines attractive styling with modern interior packaging and a comprehensive standard features list. With good all-round performance and refined ride quality, the Mazda2 1.5 Individual is a sensible purchase in the compact hatchback segment.

3 Reasons why the Mazda2 1.5 Individual is a #CarsAwards Finalist

1. Frugal daily runner

Equipped with a naturally-aspirated 1.5-litre petrol engine offering 82 kW and 145 Nm of torque, the Mazda2 1.5 Individual returns good fuel consumption figures with Mazda claiming 5.5 L/100km. This means you will be saving money at the pumps every time you fill up!

2. Value for money

The Mazda2 1.5 Individual is well-equipped with features such as 6-inch alloy wheels, multifunction steering wheel that’s adjustable for rake and reach, front and rear electric windows, electric side mirrors, cruise control and a floating 7-inch touchscreen that offers Bluetooth functionality. A total of 2 USB ports are included along with an Aux port.


The Mazda2 offers 280 litres of luggage space with 60:40 splits seats allowing for added flexibility.

In terms of safety specification, this derivative offers 2 airbags and ABS with EBD. However, Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and traction control is not offered on this derivative.

3. Brand strength and support

Mazda offers good after-sales service and customers will appreciate Mazda’s reputation for building reliable, bullet-proof cars. The 1.5 Individual is sold with a 3-year/unlimited km warranty and a 3-year/unlimited km service plan.

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