The Mazda 2 has benefited from a mild facelift and a dollop of extra equipment. But it's come at a cost.
Mazda has loaded up its smallest hatch with tech and features as age catches up with it, but is it enough to offset the sticker shock of the more expensive 2020 Mazda 2?
The 2018 Mazda 2 sedan is the more practical option over the hatch, but is the Neo the sweet spot in the range?
The Mazda 2 GT is no grand tourer, of course, though the badge does represent the Japanese brand’s poshest city car.
We've really come to appreciate our Mazda 2 long-termer, but it's time to say goodbye to little Red Rocket.
The Mazda 2 Neo has been a great urban runabout for the CarAdvice Melbourne team, but one of the things a car like this is likely to undertake at some stage in its life is tackle a more extended drive. When I think about when I was a teenager (some may argue that it wasn't that long ago), I remember doing a lot of long trips in my parents' old 2000 Honda CR-V, and most friends at the same age did the odd road trip or two as well...
The 2017 Mazda 2 Maxx may be a solid and safe choice in the popular city car segment, but it does lack the interior refinement of its competitors.
The Mazda 2 Neo might be the cheapest sedan in the Japanese car maker's range, but it does offer premium quality... mostly.
The new flagship 2017 Mazda 2 GT will appeal to buyers who want the brand's stylish design and a funky interior, but it falls short in other ways.
It's been a couple of months since we took delivery of our 2017 Mazda 2 Neo long-termer, and in that time it's been driven by numerous CarAdvice employees. So far we've covered urban commuting, infotainment, along with interior comfort and practicality. However we haven't really heard from the wider team...
Our Mazda 2 Neo has settled in quite nicely at the CarAdvice Melbourne office, proving to be an ideal vehicle to commute to and from the inner city. However, there have been numerous occasions where the Red Rocket has been called on to do more load-lugging duties, and for many buyers of this car you will likely have the odd occasion where a few passengers or luggage will be stuffed in the back of the little hatch...