Good: 2015 Mazda2 gets new 1.5 Skyactiv petrol and diesel engines, excellent satnav and very high equipment levels.
Bad: Base price high but mid range prices competitive
Good: Good looking and well engineered. Efficient engines. Excellent steering and handling.
Bad: No DAB radio at launch.
Good: Family friendly seven seater. Sport has remote electric sliding side doors. Economical and light new 1.6 diesel. Compliant suspension astonishingly good on poor road surfaces.
Bad: Folding centre seat not as clever as Ford Grand C-MAX.
Good: Striking new saloon with Skyactiv technology. Low CO2 from 104g/km. Drives as well as it looks.
Bad: Mazda already at full production to satisfy huge demand for CX-5.
Good: Good to drive. Attractive styling. High tech features. Capable engines.
Bad: Expensive next to rivals like the Renault Captur or SsangYong Tivoli.
Good: Economical and efficient. Comfortable ride. Well equipped as standard. Practical and spacious yet compact.
Bad: 2WD diesels on 17-inch wheelsdon't handle as well as the petrol model. Cabin is drab compared to the exterior
Good: A great sports car. Incredibly nimble. Responsive steering. Easy to live with day to day. Comparatively inexpensive to run. Roof is easy to fold down.
Bad: Limited cabin space. Requires special coolant. Roof not electric.
Good: 2015 MX-5 gets more interior space than before. First reports of 1.5 are very positive.
Bad: Styling has divided opinion.
Good: Electrically folding hard top version of the MX-5. Just as good to drive as the standard fabric roof model. Top build quality.
Bad: Not much room in the cabin. Limited boot space. Starting to show its age.
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