How reliable is the Mazda2 Sport?
Mazda usually does well in reliability surveys, but the 2 is an exception to this rule. It only ranked in 19th place out of 23 small cars included in our latest survey. Its major rivals – the Ford Fiesta, Hyundai i20 and Skoda Fabia – all finished above it.
What are the most common problems with Mazda2?
Most commonly the Mazda 2 has problems with interior noises and difficult steering. The electronics can cause several malfunctions (such as a non-functioning radio), the suspension can start to develop noises over time and the transmission has the tendency to fail which can cause rough shifting.
How many miles can a Mazda2 last?
250,000 to 300,000 miles
Depending on use, service, care, maintenance and the integrity of the parts, the car can easily surpass 250,000 to 300,000 miles.
Is Mazda2 a fast car?
Pro: The Mazda2 is a slow car that’s fun to drive Those stats, mixed with a small wheelbase and a tight suspension makes for a fun and tossable car – even if you’re only going 30 mph.
Does Mazda 2 have timing belt or chain?
The Mazda2 i-4 motor does come equipped with a timing chain for the gasoline engine and a cambelt for the 1.4 Liter diesel engine. The timing chain is great because the it is made to last the life of the vehicle and the timing belt will need to be changed every 60,000 miles.
Do Mazdas have alot of problems?
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What is the fastest Mazda 2?
Engine, transmission and 0-60mph time At its quickest, the 113bhp car accelerates to 62mph in a respectable 8.7sec and goes on to 124mph. Six-speed manual transmissions are standard in most models, but a six-speed automatic is also available on the 89bhp petrol.
Is the Mazda 2 a safe car?
In common with many recently launched small cars, the Mazda2 was awarded four out of a possible five stars for safety by crash-testing body Euro NCAP. Its adult occupant protection was rated at 86%, child protection at 78%, pedestrian protection at 84% and safety assistance at 64%.
Is the Mazda 2 underpowered?
I originally thought it would be underpowered as it has less than 100bhp but this is simply not true. These cars are extremely lightweight and this means that the low bhp can feel a lot faster than you’d expect.
How often should a Mazda 2 be serviced?
Base scheduled maintenance is due every 15,000 km, but no longer than 12 months, whichever comes first.