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Mazda's baby sedan, the four-door Mazda2 Maxx, might be a boon to baby boomers

Mazda logo19 Aug 2010

FEW models in the light-car segment deliver a mix of safety, refinement, space and style, all topped off by good value, but the Mazda2 sedan makes the list. While the sedan is simply an adjunct to the more popular Mazda2 hatch and only available in the mid-spec Maxx grade, it brings another dimension to the word ‘hip’. The typical Mazda2 sedan buyer is more likely to equate ‘hip’ with impending joint replacement than looking cool.
Model release date: 1 May 2010 to 1 February 2011

Previous model

121 DB12

Released: November 1990
Ended: August 1997
Family Tree: Mazda2

MAZDA chose a unique “bubble” design for its 1991 Mk2 121, while engineering a front-wheel-drive light car that was taller, wider, stronger, better to drive and more refined than any rival on offer locally.And strangely, it proved a smash hit here and nowhere else.Both young and old embraced the 121’s pert sedan styling (allegedly modelled on the human derriere), nicely ambient cabin, affable road manners, impressive frugality and glowing reviews.Power came courtesy of an eager 54kW 1.3-litre engine.From the Series II facelift of January 1994, the range was split.The 1.3 was turned into a more basic vehicle with smaller wheels, no power steering or painted bumpers, while a new 62kW 1.5 engine arrived with all the goodies.

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