The new Mazda 2 brings some much needed style and modern tech to the subcompact class. From a distance one can admire its KODO: Soul of Motion design, inside it features a neat euro-inspired dashboard. SkyActiv Technology helps make it a safer, more fuel efficient and better handling car. This attractive subcompact has also won the Japan Car of the Year 2014-2015 Award. For 2020 it receives a mild facelift to keep it looking fresh. For the 2022 model year, the new Premium variant replaces the Elite variant, it gains upgrades like black 16-inch alloy wheels, new LED daytime running lights, side & curtain airbags, and Mazda's i-ACTIVSENSE.Powering the refreshed Mazda 2 is an updated 1.5-liter SkyActiv gasoline mill which now produces 108hp (up by 2) and 141Nm of torque (also up by 2), it's mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission.