This is a sensible family car. But it’s fun too, and that makes all the difference! Mazda have aimed for the balance between a ‘drivers car’ and an MPV and in pretty much every respect they have achieved it with the TS2.
Marketed as a five seater, there is the option of having an additional two seats in the rear, making seven in total, as well as the option of motorised rear sliding doors, making this an excellent MPV. It should be noted that the middle seat in the 5 seat configuration is not ideal for long journeys, but early reports from satisfied users indicate that this is hardly a problem, especially when the two optional extra seats come into play.
The 2.0 litre petrol engine is a new development for Mazda and features sequential valve timing, which we’re told enhances the combustion efficiency of the engine delivering more [...]