It would be difficult to tell at first glance that it is not the same Toyota Yaris, but the Mazda2 Hybrid is the small car, because in addition to the logos, the truly basic car remained in its element, which allowed Mazda to present its first hybrid model. It will go on sale in the spring of 2022 and will be sold in parallel in some markets with the 2 petrol engine currently running.
Its dimensions are unchanged. The car, built on the TNGA-B platform, is a little more than 3.9 meters long, has a 2.5-meter wide wheelbase and a luggage compartment of 286 liters. Crash testing all three trim levels – Pure, Agile and Select – earned a five-star Euro NCAP rating.
Mazda2 not only inherited the LED headlights and on-board mobile phone system from Yaris, but self-charging hybrid So is the powertrain, which always starts in electric mode, and while on the move, the system changes the drive between the electric motor and the 1.5-liter, 3-cylinder petrol. The power of the system is 116 horsepower, it accelerates to 100 in less than 10 seconds, and a top speed of 175 km / h.
This wouldn’t be the first time Toyota’s hybrid models have sneaked into other manufacturers suzuki cross And Swace is just like that.
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