The Mazda2 is a close cousin to the Ford Fiesta, also officially unveiled at the L.A. Auto Show. Mazda promises "dynamic performance" in this car, which is similar to Ford's boasts for the Fiesta. Mazda isn't saying what sort of engine and transmission the Mazda2 will have, yet.
To save weight without compromising safety, the Mazda2 uses a lot of high-strength steel, Mazda says.
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