Has proved to be a great buy
Had the car for 2 years now and could not be happier. Great mileage 6.1 k's per 100 k's average over the 2 years. Comfortable, nippy, great electronics voice activation for phone, navigation, music etc. Cannot say enough about this little beast it is trult phenomenal. Could not be happier.
Purchased in September 2017 at Mandurah Mazda.
Problematic but still reliable
Cheap to run
Bought brand new from mazda dealer
Was absolutely ripped off in terms of price
Fuel gage constantly taking incorrect readings
Bluetooth system is a piece of rubbish... potential to cause an accident more than using the device itself
Seat belt needed to be replaced as it wouldn’t retract
Very happy with this car, got a sedan maxx and for that price it has a lot of amazing features making Sydney driving a lot easier. It handles really well and is strong to accelerate. The only issue I have is my brakes have worn really fast and squeak. Even though I drive a lot I don't find it acceptable.
Great car, so easy to park and doesnt feel cheap to drive in.
Very spacious inside, i was about to move alot of items while moving houses by putting the back sit down.
Around $50 for a fuel tank
Not a fan of the gps due to the images of the map.
Awesome small sedan!
I bought the Mazda2 Maxx Sport Sedan for reverse camera and sensor.
Since it's normally only for 2 passenger, it is good enough (the back seat's space is quite narrow for tall people).
It is economical and easy to park.
I loved the interior design of the sport version - black cloth with red stitch.
I can also fold the back chair down for even bigger boot space, very handy when needed.
I also added GPS, which is an amazing add on.
As my first car, it is good for its value.
Mazda 2 - An awesome car
The best car I have driven. Really smooth and powerful. Very stable and got a comfortable feel. enjoying the luxury of a good car without paying an arm and leg for it. The look is very slick and modern. Thinking of changing my second car to a Mazda too. 100% recommend this car.
Mazda2 Maxx Sedan - great budget buy
Firstly, i chose Soul red... arguably the best auto red around the moment. Still love it a year later.
Initially i found the car a little under powered, however quite quickly adjusted my driving behaviours and found it gets around just fine. This car is very economical to run. I have done some long distance driving - e.g sydney to Canberra - and have got the advertised fuel consumption. It also gets up to speed on the freeway easily and and is comfortable to sit in for long periods as both the driver and passenger. Choosing max was also a goo...
Love my car - zoom zoom
I recently went from a lancer which I had brand new to a demo Maxx 2 sedan - and I wish I had done it sooner, What a great car. Has the nice room of a sedan. Nice interior with a lot of features. Love the reversing camera and sat nav. Great drive too
I love this car!!
Brand new 2017 Maxx model, gorgeous colour and a dream to drive. Plenty of headroom in the front for adults and I am quite tall. The back is really for children or babies. The seats are comfortable. Mine is an automatic and it handles very well and takes off well from stopped. Fuel consumption is very economical. The rear camera is great, an excellent safety feature. I find the i-stop annoying (the engine cuts out and restarts automatically when stopped in traffic) but it might work well when driving in the city. My previous Mazda was reliable, economical and good to drive and this one is a step up.
Mazda 2 sedan
I purchased the sedan as I wanted boot space and ease of accessing the boot that did not involve having to reach my arms far, as required with a hatch. The car size is good. We purchased rear sensors, as did not come with any! This car is easy to drive, including having a small turning circle. The car does not have automatic lights or wiper settings. The head space in the back is an issue for 5' 9" son. Petrol consumption is good. Take off from standing is slow, breaks are reliable / satisfactory.
Great first car
Great first car for my daughter ! Lots of safety features, the reverse camera, anti roll and gps system with screen on the dash is great ! Petrol consumption is great and haven't had any problems mechanically since purchased.Zippy compact sedan easy to get around with and great to park !
The Mazda2 2016 has the smoothest engine I have ever had. Its linear acceleration is awesome. If bored of this kind of acceleration? Hit the Sport button and you are like driving an MX-5 sport car. Power is enough for a NA 1.5-liter engine and very fuel efficient. Currently i am getting 6.9 litres per 100 kilometres city driving. Full freeway driving should get just over 5liters. Going up hill is not an issue. It may not go so fast like a 6-cylinder car going up hill but not struggling. Speed increases as you go up the hill. The only thing I no...ticed is the paint easily get scratched. Other than that, no complain at all. Engine noise is evident when you step hard on the accelerator pedal but the sound is so pleasant. Like a sports car accelerating, not metal noise like most 4-cylinder cars around. Interior is nice. It's like a $40,000 car. Skyactiv technology is great unlike hybrid technology. 14:1 compression ration is awesome plus header exhaust. Like a racing car. Six gears auto transmission is smooth. Knows perfectly when to shift gears. That's all. Thanks.
Excellent First Car
Very good first car with a broad range of technology. It drives quite well, but it does tend to rev a bit high (something you'll get use too) Quite fuel efficient, I ranged about 500 - 600 km on one tank, lasting me about 2 weeks (don't be a lead foot and you wont have high fuel consumption)
If you do want to speed up faster, then it does tend to rev really high and loud. Interior quality is probably a 7 out of 10. Still a bit too much plastic, but it feels premium.
So far no major problems, just the air con can have a wet laundry smell whe...
Mazda 2 maxx sport 2016 model (auto)
I bought another mazda because i have a cx5 for almost 1.5 years with no problems. Bad choice. Unlike the cx5 wwhich is built in japan the mazdA 2 is built in thailand. When i bought the car brand new it has problems already. The istop was not working since we bought it new. But we spoke to mazda about the issue and seems to be working now. In my experience the istop is pointless. But we need it to work if we ever need to sell it. Then the new buyer will be like why isnt the istop working!!.
The second issue i had was when you park the car a...fter driving and you put the car on park and handbrake up. There would be a glitch where the mzd lcd infotainment system screen would remain on. It would not turn off. The only way to fix this was turn on the car again and change thr gears up and down then park the car again. In my opinion since the car is new and the car parts hasnt been moved/used much and is still stiff so to speak. The gear change would not lock properly in park, so i would push harder than normal when i move the gear to park. Just recently it stopped. Car seems to be ok for now when i turn off the car. The third issue i had is the car would stall or lose power when driving the car uphill. Loses power lets say going uphill on your driveway or garage. At low speeds going uphill to park the car etc.. at thr moment i havent experienced losing power going up the freeway or entering the freeway uphill, maybe due to the speed and power i am accelerating the car. Whereas the driveway you are not driving 100km. Servicing is expensive same as a cx5 or bigger car in the mazda range. Petrol im getting is about 7ltrs /100km. Freeway is about 6.5/7km per 100km not much difference. The car has done 3000kms. My recommendation is get a cx3 since its the same car as a mazda2. The cx3 is made in japan. Also it is similarly priced to the mazda 2 about $2000 more. This is my experience. Would i buy a mazda in the future? Probably not. Most likely a toyota.
Mazda 2 is a great car but Skyactive automatic transmission shifts into higher gears to early.
Have done 7000ks. Generally a very good car but auto transmission shifts into 5th & 6th too early (5th at about 50km/h and 6th at just over 60km/h) resulting in the little engine lugging at only 1,100rpm, at these speeds. It will shift down (a bit reluctantly) if you put your foot down but performance feels apathetic when cruising around with a light foot. Sports mode is too much the other way and is too aggressive for normal driving. Can appreciate car is designed this way for economy but if it shifted into 5th and 6th at slightly higher speeds or had a setting between "normal" and "sports", it would feel peppier and much nicer to drive.
Great little car!
I just purchased my car and have had nothing but smooth sailing since. It's consistent and is quite responsive when needed. It handles great too! The interior is simple but nice, and enough space for passengers and gear. I haven't sat in the back yet... cause im driving but it does seem a bit cramped. Ehhh. Overall I'm happy with this city commuter.
Absolutely LOVE my Mazda 2 Maxx
I purchased my brand new 2015 Mazda 2 Maxx a couple of months ago and I absolutely love it! It drives very smoothly, has GREAT fuel economy, lots of power and it looks so sleek and nice. I haven't experienced any faults at all with this car and I doubt I ever will. The only flaw that I can possibly think of is that the leg room in the back is slightly cramped but only if you have tall people in the back. Other than that, it is the perfect car and I love my little mazda. I would recommend it to anyone!
*EDIT* I unfortunately no longer have th...is 2015 Mazda 2 Maxx as it was written off in February 2016. When deciding on what car i should buy next, I just had to go with a 2016 Mazda 2 Maxx ;) I honestly couldn't think of any other kind of car that I would want to drive, so the choice was pretty easy. Its also worthy of noting that these cars are incredibly safe. When I had my accident, my two front airbags went off immediately protecting me from any serious impact. 10/10!
VERY disappointed by Mazda. Made in Thailand - Not as good as its predecessor.
Ok First things first, this car is made in Thailand. I was given this car as a loan car for 2 weeks until my CX-5 was being repaired after an accident. I can tell you the difference between the 2 is striking (also the difference between the old generation Mazda 2). The Mazda 2 rattles, the gear box is sluggish and does not know when to change gears and the engine does not produce power smoothly, as I accelerate a jerking response is being felt especially on acceleration. The i-stop completely sucks (but that applies to all new mazdas).
Ther...e are a number of rattles and creaks around the cabin and the plastics are hard all around, typical Thailand manufacturing, the difference with the CX-5 is astonishing and contrasts the Japanese vs Thailand quality of built. Some positives, handling is superb, engine is zippy and braking is responsive and obviously it looks very good!!. However I would recommend the Renault Clio (which looks just as good) over this any day! Mazda really did not put much effort in the latest iteration of the '2' and it seems 'rushed' and poorly built. The previous generation mazda 2 was made in Japan, if you have driven it you will feel the difference.
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