Fifth Gear’s Jonny Smith takes the all-new 2008 Mazda2 out for a road test in this segment. Find out how it fares when Britain’s strongest man becomes a passenger. Continue reading to watch. Click here for first picture in gallery.
Power is provided by either a MZR 1.3-liter four-cylinder producing 75 hp, the “High-Power” version that shovels out 86 hp or the 1.5-liter four which makes 103 hp. All models are sold with a five-speed manual transmission, including the 1.4-liter MZ-CD diesel.