Mazda has released performance specifications for the Euro-spec Mazda2, ahead of its launch early next year.

Mazda has released performance specifications for the Euro-spec Mazda2, ahead of its launch early next year.

First up, the entry-level 1.5-liter SKYACTIV-G petrol engine produces 75 PS (55 kW) and 135 Nm (99 lb-ft) of torque. When connected to a five-speed manual, the model will consume 4.7 L/100km (50 mpg US / 60.1 mpg UK) and have CO2 emissions of 110 g/km.

If that's not powerful enough, there's a 1.5-liter SKYACTIV-G petrol engine with 90 PS (66 kW) and 148 Nm (109 lb-ft) of torque. The engine can be connected to either a five-speed manual or an optional six-speed automatic transmission. The manual returns 4.5 L/100km (52.2 mpg US / 62.7 mpg UK), while the automatic averages 4.8 L/100km (49 mpg US / 58.8 mpg UK).

Next up, the 1.5-liter SKYACTIV-G with i-ELOOP produces 115 PS (85 kW) and 148 Nm (109 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to a six-speed manual transmission which enables the model to return 4.9 L/100km (48 mpg US / 57.6 mpg UK) with CO2 emissions of 115 g/km.

Last but not least, there's a 1.5-liter SKYACTIV-D that churns out 105 PS (77 kW) and 220 Nm (162 lb-ft) of torque. When paired to a six-speed manual, it consumes 3.4 L/100km (69.1 mpg US / 83 mpg UK) with CO2 emissions of 89 g/km.

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