2015 Mazda MX-5 2.0-Litre Review

by under Review, performance, Convertible on 30 Nov 2015 10:14:22 PM30 Nov 2015
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In what is a first in Australia for the Mazda MX-5, Mazda has launched the all-new 2015 Mazda MX-5 with a choice of two engines.

Mazda Australia has taken the covers off the more powerful 2.0-litre 2015 Mazda MX-5, just three short months after the releases of the 1.5-litre powered sports car.

The 2.0-litre in-line 4 cylinder petrol (SKYACTIV-G) engine produces 118 kW @ 6,000 rpm and 200 Nm @ 4,600 rpm.

The 2.0-litre Mazda MX-5 is available in either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. Unlike the 1.5-litre Mazda MX-5 the automatic transmission in the 2.0-litre version is a joy to drive. However for pure driving enjoyment its hard to go past the 6-speed manual.

The all-new Mazda MX-5 weighs in at only 1,033kg which is only 24 kilograms heavier than the 1.5-litre model.Mazda claim the fuel consumption is only 6.9L/100km for the manual or 7.1L/100km for the 6-speed auto.

The pricing for the 2.0-litre Mazda MX-5 is:

2.0L Roadster $34,490 
2.0L Roadster $36,490
2.0L Roadster GT $39,550
2.0L Roadster GT $41,550

Mazda Roadster 2.0 litre Standard Specs

  • 17“ alloy wheels (gunmetal)
  • 205/45 tyres

  • LED daytime running lamps
  • Body coloured mirrors LED headlamps
  • Cloth soft-top
  • Black cloth seat trim
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Trip computer
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel, handbrake handle and gear shift knob
  • 7-inch touchscreen display (MZD Connect) Internet radio integration (Pandora®, Stitcher and Aha) Multi-function commander control.
  • AUX & USB

  • Steering wheel audio controls

  • Advanced keyless push button engine start
  • LSD (MT only)

  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Mazda Roadster 2.0 litre  GTStandard Specs:

  • 17“ alloy wheels (bright)
  • 205/45 tyres
  • Headlamps auto on/off
  • LED daytime running lamps
  • Piano black mirrors (heated)
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Black or tan leather seat trim

  • Seat warmers

  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror

  • Climate control air-conditioning
  • 7-inch touchscreen display (MZD Connect) Internet radio integration (Pandora®, StitcherTM and AhaTM)
  • Multi-function commander control Premium Bose audio with nine speakers
  • Satellite navigation
  • Advanced keyless entry

The Mazda MX-5 with both engines is available in dealerships across Australia from this week.

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