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Boasting a well-constructed interior and solid mechanicals, the Mazda2 is a barebones subcompact hatch that drives bigger than it is. Wearing familiar Mazda switchgear the 2 is easy to get familiar with and features everything you need, like a steering wheel and gear select, but lacks some of the luxuries you don't, like satellite radio or navigation. Kia and Hyundai have shown it's possible to offer the big boy toys in entry level economy cars so it's a bit of a letdown to see the littlest Mazda max out on an AM/FM/CD audio system with an auxiliary input. Of course adding all those gadgets would impose on the value proposition the car makes with its $14,720 starting MSRP. Though the 2 is a five-door, the rear entrance leads to relatively tight back seats and a 60/40 split folding bench that doesn't offer a ton of cargo space compared to other competitors in the segment. What it lacks in luxury it makes up for in drivability. The 100 horses under the hood by no means get you where you're going terribly quickly, but spirited handling and strong build quality make for a solid feel throughout the cabin.