2012 Mazda Mazda2 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Crystal White Pearl
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,196 - $8,032
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
28 City / 34 HWY
Horsepower
100
Seats
5

How 2012 Mazda Mazda2 Ranks In Its Class

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#8
  By Owner Reviews
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#1
  By Price
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#11
  By Experts
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#10
  By MPG

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.5 Overall Score
Performance 3.8Comfort 3.3Styling 3.8Value 3.3

Editor's Overview

Sharp handling dynamics, good fuel economy and a modest price tag are among the Mazda Mazda2's core charms. Though it has plenty of personality, some buyers may be put off by a lack of navigation and Bluetooth options or the Mazda2's reliance on dated 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmission choices.

Mazda Mazda2 Models & Trims

Sport $6,196 - $7,855
Horsepower: 100 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0 (in.) - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Touring $6,319 - $8,032
Horsepower: 100 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.29
1 star
0%

Mazda always is making there car model up to date I also like how they take t.

I do like how it has automatic window opening my car also came with a spare of tire I like how sooth it ride it also had seat heater and also it comes in this cute candy apple red color it also has camera in the back so I could see when oncoming traffic is coming I also like how Mazda has its signature car carpet.

Sonia T
Helpful

Great car, but parts are expensive.

My Mazda2 is reliable, fuel efficient, and fun to drive. The spirited green color really stands out, and because of the car's small size the 100 horsepower engine feels a lot stronger. My only real complaint is that replacement parts are more expensive and harder to find than those for other Mazda models.

Cassandra L
Helpful

Efficient, economical, reliable.

Good gas mileage. Great turning radius. Not very powerful engine (hard to go up steep hills). Wiper fluid runs out more quickly than i'd like. Have never had electrical or engine problems, only routine maintenance needed. Does not have Bluetooth or jack to plug phone into speakers, which I would like.

Laura Y
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Compare Models & Key Features

Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$6,196 - $7,855
$6,319 - $8,032

Horsepower

Horsepower
100 (hp)
100 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5 DOHC 16
1.5 DOHC 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.6 (in.)
42.6 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 (in.)
39.1 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33 (in.)
33 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 (in.)
37 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Standard

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P185/55R15
P185/55R15

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98 (in.)
98 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
32.2 (ft.)
32.2 (ft.)

Length

Length
155.5 (in.)
155.5 (in.)

Width

Width
66.7 (in.)
66.7 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2306 - 2359 (.lbs)
2306 - 2359 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
100 (hp)
100 (hp)

Torque

Torque
98 (ft. lbs.)
98 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
11.3 (gal.)
11.3 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
32 (mpg)
32 (mpg)

City

City
29 (mpg)
29 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
35 (mpg)
35 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

Crash Test Ratings Currently Not Available

Safety Features

  • Anti-lock brake system -inc: electronic brakeforce distribution, brake override system
  • Dynamic stability control *
  • Traction control system *
  • Driver & front passenger air bags w/passenger sensor
  • Front side-impact air bags
  • Front/rear side curtain air bags
  • All seating position 3-point seat belts
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Second row LATCH child seat tether anchors
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Triple-H body construction
  • Crushable brake & accelerator pedal assembly

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

‌Overall
Mechanical
Powertrain Quality
Body & Interior Design
‌Features
Among the best
Among the best
Among the best
Among the best

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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