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2015 Ford Fiesta vs. 2014 Mazda Mazda2 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda Mazda2 than the Ford Fiesta, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Fiesta and the Mazda Mazda2 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Ford Fiesta will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda Mazda2, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Fiesta will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mazda Mazda2, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Fiesta and the Mazda Mazda2 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford Fiesta is a little wider than the Mazda Mazda2, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Fiesta, which is slightly longer than the Mazda Mazda2.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Fiesta transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mazda Mazda2.

Handling
The Ford Fiesta has a larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda2, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fiesta is somewhat more powerful than the Mazda Mazda2.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Fiesta and the Mazda Mazda2. The Ford Fiesta has less cargo capacity than the Mazda Mazda2, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Ford Fiesta comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda2.


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2015 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,855 - $21,405

2014 Mazda
Mazda2

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MSRP*: $14,720 - $16,210
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City MPG: 26 - 27 29
Highway MPG: 35 - 38 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $14,299 - $20,603 $14,535 - $16,005

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