The Mazda Demio is now officially known as Mazda2 in the Japanese market. For 2019, the Mazda2 receives much needed updates to match competitors’ subcompact models. Sales for the 2019 Mazda2 will begin near mid-September.

The Mazda2 is the entry model to the world of Zoom-zoom. Its exterior styling aims to impart an elegance that moves people emotionally. A glance at the Mazda2 entails a sculpted form that is simple yet rich, enhancing the model’s freshness and presence on the road. New for 2019, the Mazda2 appears wider and more planted with the 16-inch alloy wheels in high-gloss paint. There’s the XD ProActive S Package option, reserved for the Japanese market only,

Inside, the Mazda2 is all about comfort. The cabin is inviting and encourages an all day drive or ride. The cabin is crafted to suit a diversity of lifestyles with carefully chosen materials and colors that balance quality and playfulness. In-cabin quietness has been improved based on research into human hearing, resulting in lower noise levels and quietness. An auto dimming rear view mirror provides easy view in broad daylight, while the Mazda Connect makes connecting your Apple products or Android smartphones a breeze.

Mazda2’s shared Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture

The Mazda2 is the second model to uphold Mazda’s Skyactiv Vehicke Architecture. The architecture is applied in areas such as the seats and suspension.  Suspension is new to enhance smooth vehicle movement and a comfy ride. Meantime, the ergonomic front seats make driving easier and ensure front passenger comfort. In other words, the car’s a lot more stable compared to the previous generation. The driver’s seat is adjustable up to six positions and there’s a memory function.With  Active Driving Display, the driver gets to see all the car’s important  settings and data.

With the advent of GVC plus (G-Vectoring Control Plus), the Mazda2 gets  reinforced zoom-zoom feeling even at high speeds. Furthermore, an enhanced lineup of features that support safety, peace of mind and a high-quality driving experience are available. Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC)3 now comes with Stop & Go functionality without Auto Hold, Adaptive LED Headlights (ALH) with 20 individually controlled LED arrays, Lane-keep Assist System (LAS) and i-Eloop brake energy regeneration system.

The 2019 Mazda2 retails from 1,544,400 – 1,620,000 yen.