The Mazda Demio is a supermini with Front Wheel Drive (FWD) manufactured and marketed globally by Mazda since 1996, currently in its fourth generation.
The Demio is marketed prominently as the Mazda2 and under previous nameplates including Mazda 121, Mazda Metro and Ford Festiva Mini Wagon.
Mazda Demio is a car with almost perfect qualities of an urban compact car. After Demio survived the change of generations, the performance of it were just perfect: when you create this model, Mazda focused on excellent sports driving performance, which is so improved and perfected that it is almost impossible to find a car with similar data. The all-new car was built on the platform dy, which in turn is a modification of the global platform Ford v3, used in the creation of the car Ford Fiesta. Demio of the second generation repeated the success of the previous generation in the domestic market, where he entered the top ten best-selling cars, no less successful was his fate in foreign markets, where the model was also presented under the name Mazda2 car.
The car does not exceed 4-meter length and has a height of 1530 mm, while the dimensions of the cabin (L x W x H) are quite comparable to the higher class: 1800x1410x1290 mm.in this generation, the manufacturer has increased the equipment bar and significantly expanded the list of modifications due to the appearance of all-wheel drive and exclusive versions. The car was produced in three main trim levels: Cozy, Sport and Casual. In the simple version of Casual ("everyday"), which used standard variations of performance, the emphasis was placed on young families with modest incomes. The Sport version stemmed from the demands of young individualists leading an active lifestyle. Well, Cozy, which means "comfortable", "cozy" — were more focused on women, given the special bright colors of the body, cozy and comfortable interior, automatic air conditioning, and as an option was available such an exceptional "thing" as a white awning with electric control on the roof.
The second generation Demio sets a high security bar. The standard set of equipment includes anti-lock braking system (ABS), EBD (electronic distribution of brake forces) and Brake Assist (auxiliary braking), two airbags; belts with load limiters and pre-tensioners, high-strength body with side stiffeners. Additionally, the car can be equipped with side cushions, safety curtains, active head restraints.
The main advantage of Demio, as a representative of the B-class, is still compact in a successful combination with incredible practicality. This maneuverable, convenient car for a small family is great for use in urban environments. Demio of this generation is not inferior in popularity to the previous series, but offer more recent years of production and better technical condition.