Five stars for the Mazda 2 at EuroNCAP
The small Mazda won five stars at the latest EuroNCAP test and got 34 points out of 37 which is good news for the well acclaimed model.
This good score is interesting as Mazda focused on reducing weight recently. The Mazda 2 is nearly 100 kilograms lighter than the former model and still achieves the best score like its rivals. For many years, the weight has been justified by car maker as consequence of more equipment and more safety systems. Well, Mazda proved that it is still possible to make a light and safe car.
However if the Mazda 2 offers a high level of safety protection for occupants, the pedestrian safety is not so glorious as the small Mazda scores an average. In a world, it's safer to be in a Mazda than being a pedestrian.