Mazda 2 Hatchback

Mazda 2 Hatchback News in Malaysia

  • Refreshed 2022 Mazda 2 launched in Thailand, final update for the 8-year-old model?

    One final update for the current Mazda 2 in Thailand New colour and extra features like wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Could it arrive in Malaysia later this year?While other long-running models like the Honda Stepwgn and the Toyota Avanza have been replaced with newer generations in the past few months, the 8-year-old Mazda 2 remains steadfast on its still pretty Kodo design.That said, a new generation could be launched in 2022 but while the world awaits its arrival, Mazda’s own B-se

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    Jan 11, 2022

  • Mazda slaps on its badge on the Yaris Hybrid and calls it the Mazda 2 Hybrid

    As carmakers work towards creating environmentally-friendly models, each of them has put all their free-range eggs in one basket by going with a one approach to the problem. Mazda has committed itself to a multi-solution approach by making available various drivetrain options that now includes the Mazda 2 Hybrid.The issue with that is development costs. A solution to that is rebadging, which they’ve done. Mazda will be launching a hybrid version of the Mazda 2 supermini but it won’t


    Dec 6, 2021

  • Mazda goes Zoom Zoom with biodiesel

    Even as they’ve ditched the catchy “Zoom Zoom” tagline, the ethos is still clearly beating strong in the cars they produce. In an effort to realise carbon neutrality, Mazda Motor Corporation aims to popularise the use of next-generation biodiesel fuels and has gone racing in the Super Taikyu Race at the Okayama International Circuit over the 13-14 November weekend fueled by biodiesel.The machine of choice isn’t one with some spinning triangles within but instead a more co


    Nov 15, 2021

  • 2021 Mazda 2 updated in Japan with improved Skyactiv-G engine and a sunny paintjob

    Leave it to Mazda to make a bland colour like beige look so mesmerising and give one of its oldest models a fresh lease of life. The Hiroshima carmaker has just recently given the ageing Mazda 2 an update in Japan and from the photos, the 7-year-old model remains youthful.Premium Quartz Metallic, yeah, we cant quite tell the difference tooThere’s no secret to what makes the Mazda 2 glow but it’s definitely the bright new paintjob which Mazda calls “Sunlit Citrus”. But if

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    Jun 24, 2021

  • All-new 2022 Mazda 2 to start Thailand production in Q2 2022, to come with hybrid option

    Information gathered by regional media says that production of the all-new 2022 Mazda 2 is scheduled to begin Thailand production in the second quarter (Q2, April to June) next year.An earlier render of how it could look like, renders by Best Car WebSources also reveal that the fourth-generation model will have a hybrid option alongside a regular small displacement engine, ensuring that Mazda gets the Thai Eco Car and Thai xEV incentives.In last Novembers financial results presentation, the comp


    May 17, 2021

  • Buying a Mazda? Do it fast or pay more after SST-exemption ends in June

    Pending any last-minute U-turns, the current sales and service tax (SST) exemption/discount in Malaysia under the PENJANA scheme ends on 30-June 2021. Thats only a little more than a month away.Only the CX-5 and CX-8 are locally-assembledUnder this scheme, fully-imported (CBU) cars enjoy 50% SST discount, while locally-assembled (CKD) models enjoy 100% SST exemption.Get Users Mobile FormWhich means that car prices are expected to go up again come 1-July 2021. This article is about Mazda, but wel


    May 1, 2021

  • VW Passat as efficient as Axia? Top 5 cars tested with lowest fuel consumption - WapCar Ratings

    At, we put every car through the scrutiny of Ratings tests. Every aspect such as driving performance, fuel consumption, or even price and maintenance are evaluated accordingly. To date, we have sampled well over 40 cars and you can check out the full Ratings list here.In this article, well go through the top 5 cars with the lowest fuel consumption during our tests.Before we start, do note that our method of testing relies on the fuel station’s pump, which in turn relies on pressu


    Apr 15, 2021

  • All-new 2021 Mazda 2: Sept debut, new SkyActiv-X engine, rotary REEV in 2022?

    Photo credit: BestCarWebThe Mazda 2 is often regarded as one of the best handling B-segment hatchback money can buy. After nearly seven years of being on sale, a replacement is said to be coming soon.If reports from Japan are to be believed, the next-gen Mazda 2 could debut as soon as September 2021 – seven months away.At least for the Japanese market, the next-gen Mazda 2 will ride on Mazda’s own platform, unlike the European market Mazda 2, which is slated to be a rebadged TNGA-B T


    Feb 4, 2021

  • All-new 2021 Mazda 2 says yes to mini-Mazda 3 looks, no to TNGA Yaris platform for Japan

    The Mazda 2 may be an ageing car but it’s definitely one that is catered to enthusiasts. With that being said, after 7 years on the market, the Mazda 2 is definitely due for a new generation that could debut in 2021.Beautifully uncanny (Mazda 3 Hatchback shown)As we had reported before, the team over at Best Car Web has produced some interesting renders of what the next-gen Mazda 2 could look like. Judging by the renders, the Mazda 2 could retain the same Kodo design philosophy of the fant

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    Jan 5, 2021

  • Gone but surely not forgotten - What cars are discontinued in Malaysia in 2020?

    Previously in our year-end review of sorts, we have taken a look at the most important car launches but in this article, well focus on the models that have been discontinued in 2020. Some of them are pulled out due to being replaced, poor sales, or in the case of one of them, bad luck.Without further distractions, let’s pour out a little motor oil for these fallen models that were killed off in 2020.BMW 1 Series CKDIf you ever wanted a brand-new BMW for under RM 200k, your only option woul

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    Dec 31, 2020

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