Mazda has launched the 2022 Mazda2 subcompact with added features while maintaining the same retail pricing.
The facelifted Mazda2, available in both four-door and five-door variants with a choice of gasoline and diesel powerplants, comes with newly-designed sporty black leather seats (with six-way powered driver’s seat plus memory), along with wireless charger and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, head-up display, paddle shifters, cruise control and noise-cut windshield.
Mazda says all trim levels comes with LED projector headlights, G-vectoring control and idling stop system/regenerative braking system, 4W-ABS, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Hill Launch Assist (HLA), Emergency Signal System (ESS), Traction Control System (TCS), SKYACTIV body and dual front airbags.
Top models also get i-Activsense, consisting of blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert and a 360-degree monitor.
Retail pricing ranges from Bt546,000 for the 1.3 E to Bt799,000 for the XDL, powered by a 1.5-liter diesel turbo. Currently Mazda is offering customers low 1.99-per cent interest as well as free insurance for one year.
The Mazda2 is the top-selling model from Mazda in Thailand. Since it was first introduced in 2009, more than 300,000 units have been sold in the Kingdom.
Chanchai Trakarnudomsuk, president of Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co Ltd, said, “The Mazda2 is a core model that generates sales revenue for Mazda every year. The launch of the 2022 Mazda2 will help stimulate interest among a large group of customers with high purchasing power, and create more value to this model with the added features.”
He said many of the new features in the minor change Mazda2 are first-in-class, giving it even greater value in the highly competitive city car market.
“The latest update of Mazda2 was in November 2019. With a careful selection of fine quality materials and features that perfectly meets the demand of customers, the Mazda2 is a highly successful model for the company, and it was able to become the best-selling model in compact car segment (including eco car and B-segment) for three consecutive years (2017-2019),” Chanchai said, adding that Mazda reckons the facelifted Mazda2 is expected to reclaim its leading market position in 2022.