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2011 Mazda Mazda2 Sport

2011 Mazda Mazda2 Review

(3 Stars)  Cheap, stylish transportation

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

Overview
After being a overseas only model for several years, the Mazda 2 has finally come to US shores. Proven on the world stage, this subcompact offers its American customers a fair combination of versatility and comfort in a fuel efficient package, wrapped in some ultra modern, slightly odd, styling.

The 2 and the Ford Fiesta have the same chassis, though the two differ greatly in all other respects. The 2 features a surprisingly large cabin for such a small car and it features lots of the small cargo areas and cup holders that we love in America.

A 1.5 liter, four cylinder engine that produces 100 hp drives the front wheels and allows the car to achieve EPA fuel economy estimates of 28 miles per gallon city and 35 miles per gallon highway when using the 5 speed manual transmission. The cars 2300 lb. curb weight help the 2 to make the most of the power available. Mazda hopes this be a winning combination for buyers who are seeking an inexpensive vehicle that is still comfortable to spend time in and fuel efficient to boot.

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2011 Mazda2 Sport Hatchback Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 1.5L in-linefour-cylinder DOHC with variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 29 MPG city, 35 MPG highway, 32 MPG combined and 362 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
11.3gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 100 hp @ 6,000 rpm; 98 ft lb of torque @ 4,000 rpm

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'11 Mazda Sport Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Tilt
  Exterior  
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Roof Rail
  Interior  
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Cup Holders
  Safety  
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Brake Assist
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Compact Disc Player
  Tires and Wheels  
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