A further two points were earned in the optional pole test. Some cars feel bigger than they are, which can be good if you also get a sense of strength and solidity. The tested model of Mazda2 was introduced in Australia at the end of 2007. Both have good fuel economy and safety scores, but fall short with small back seats. The passenger compartment held its shape well.
Injury measures Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity. Upper interior intrusion measured 15-16 cm at the instrument panel. The current high achiever in this class is the structurally related 2011 Ford Fiesta, which is a Top Safety Pick with 'good' ratings in all categories. Tested vehicle specifications Tested vehicle 2011 Mazda 2 Touring 4-door hatchback Weight 2,329 lbs. The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. Seriously the only gripe - the engines sound like it gets a serious work out on the highway. Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat lifter links and install a reinforcement bracket to the lifter links, or replace the entire seat adjuster unit, free of charge.
Ratings are estimated from data on real crashes reported to police in Australia and New Zealand and provide a very high level of confidence. Models with the automatic transmission can be rather slow. The Mazda2 is everything and more! The standard manual transmission's slick shifter contributes to an enjoyable driving experience. The base Mazda2 Sport comes with air conditioning, power windows and door locks, keyless entry and a four-speaker stereo with an auxiliary input jack. For an acceptable rating, the minimum required strength-to-weight ratio is 3.
Safety Feature Summary The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. In the questionnaire, we ask subscribers to note any problems with their cars that occurred in the past 12 months. The steering is responsive, and the brakes are good, too. Dual front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard. For a marginal rating, it is 2. This provides better protection than a two point lap seat belt.
I was looking for something with good gas milage, small, practical, but still fun to drive and stylish. . The left-hand-drive European model with 1. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.
The recall began April 7, 2017. The Fiesta has also received —and five stars for side impact—in the new tougher testing and ratings system the federal government is applying to 2011 models. The only engine offered in the 2011 Mazda Mazda2 is a 1. Tested vehicle specifications Tested vehicle 2013 Mazda 2 Sport 4-door Weight 2,327 lbs. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag. Important note: The left-hand-drive European model with 1. The tested model of Mazda2 was introduced in Australia at the end of 2007.
Restraints and dummy kinematics Dummy movement was well controlled. I wanted a car with better gas mileage and I got it since I'm averaging at about 34mpg! In other words, the roof must withstand a force of at least 4 times the vehicle's weight before the plate crushes the roof by 5 inches. A good rating requires a strength-to-weight ratio of at least 4. The risk of significant injuries to other body regions is low. Australasian specifications may vary and therefore models sold in Australasia might provide different levels of protection to those described on this page.
An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. Limited slip differentials also help provide a more even distribution of traction forces when the car is on a slippery surface. A three point seat belt is fitted to the centre rear seat. The 2011 Mazda2 makes its way into the small-car category with a big smile and a small engine. They form a cushion between the driver or passenger and the window and stay in place if the car rolls over to protect their head.
Structure The driver space was not maintained well, with maximum intrusion of the lower interior of 20 cm at the lower hinge pillar. Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. The results are presented relative to the average model that year. In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. A full list of safety features and technologies can be viewed within the Technical Report see download link. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.