2016 Mazda2 Returns 37 MPG Combined


The subcompact 2016 Mazda2 will achieve a combined fuel economy rating of 37 mpg with an automatic transmission. 

According to the EPA, the 2016 Mazda2 will get a fuel economy rating of 31 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway when equipped with the six-speed manual transmission, while the six-speed automatic will return 33 mpg city, 43 mpg highway. Those figures are a significant improvement over the previous Mazda2, which returned a maximum of 29 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.

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In terms of competing in the subcompact segment, the 2016 Mazda2 will be one of the best performers when it comes to fuel economy. The new Mazda2 is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder Skyactiv engine. Specifications haven’t been confirmed, but in the Scion iA, this same powerplant makes 106 hp and 103 lb-ft of torque.

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