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Mazda2 Yozora edition – Click above for high-res image gallery

Canadian buyers can now get a Mazda2 with "2"s all over it, since that's apparently what you've been dying for. The Mazda2 Yozora edition wears a suit of black as well as a rear spoiler, short antenna, chrome pipe and special alloys on winter tires summer tires, with an additional set of steel wheels on winter tires thrown in. And a decal theme that looks like it was designed by John Nash in A Beautiful Mind. Just five hundred will be made at a starting price of $19,280 ($19,178 U.S.). Follow the jump for the details on its "captivating design," or go straight to the gallery of high-res photos below.

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2011 Mazda2 "Yozora" Edition

Limited-Production Version Kicks-off Mazda2 sales in Canada

(Richmond Hill, ON): Mazda Canada Inc. today announced the launch of a special edition of its all-new 2011 Mazda2 subcompact: the Mazda2 Yozora.

Fittingly, the Mazda2 Yozora (yó-zo-ra), which means "night sky" in Japanese, is completely swathed in a brilliant black exterior finish and features a "2" themed decal package on the front driver's side bumper and fender. A unique raised rear spoiler, short stubby antenna, chrome tailpipe and 195/45R16 Toyo Proxes T1R performance tires mounted on special edition 16-inch alloy wheels finished in silver and contrasting black add to the fierce design.

"Yozora" tailgate badge, unique "Yozora Edition" floor mats and 185/55R15 winter tires mounted and balanced on Mazda steel wheels, are also included with the special edition.

The Mazda2 Yozora is based on the entry-level Mazda2 GX trim (paired with either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission), with air conditioning and a Convenience package, which consists of heated door mirrors, remote keyless entry, jackknife key, steering-wheel mounted cruise control and audio controls, two additional speakers, exterior temperature gauge, trip computer, body-coloured door mirrors and handles, and interior silver accents throughout.

"With its captivating design, exceptional value and fun-to-drive attributes, the Mazda2 Yozora will cater to our younger enthusiasts, who value individuality and expression," said Mike Collinson, director of marketing and product strategy, Mazda Canada. "For under $20,000, Yozora offers the most sought-after accessories and customization in one convenient package."

Exclusive to the Canadian market, the Mazda2 Yozora edition has a starting MSRP of $19,280. Only 500 units are being produced and they will be available in dealerships in July 2010.

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      • 5 Years Ago
      apples and oranges but ill take an impreza for 2k less and buy snow tires for a few seasons, k thanks.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I'm aware (spent enough time at McGill), hence the apples to oranges comment referencing the autoblog conversion.

        • 5 Years Ago
        this is canadian prices. impreza would cost you at least 5k more
        • 5 Years Ago
        In Canada a impreza wagon starts at $21K and to get any sort of options you're looking at least $25K. Cars are expensive in the great white north.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I have seen the "active" edition of the 2 and was impressed with how good it looked in person.
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        While it's nice, you definitely don't need all wheel drive in the snow. Having lived in Canada for 15+ years, I still remember most cars in the ditch being 4x4 SUV's, heh.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I remember driving down one of the highways near my home town and seeing a 4X4 Jeep Cherokee balanced perfectly on those 3 foot high concrete dividers (the ones made of long individual blocks). The driver lost control in the snow and due to the sloping ends on the divider ended up sliding his jeep right onto the median where he came to a stop. My RWD RX-7 never had a problem though. Snow tires make all the difference.
        • 5 Years Ago

        my favourite quote; "I don't need winter tires, I have a 4x4"
        --enter ditch
        • 5 Years Ago
        Snow tires - but no all wheel drive? Next!
      • 5 Years Ago
      Fail... times 2.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I'm glad its staying up in Canada. Now can we ship all Acuras up there too?
        • 5 Years Ago
        As long as you guys keep the Scions.
      • 5 Years Ago

      Yeah, I've sent them tips and I'm pretty sure they don't read em. One of the good tips was a 2 week only documentary on Hulu about an entrepreneur that made Hugo famous and wanted to bring Chinese company over to America. Chinese totally screw him over >_>.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Where did you get your currency conversions from? 3 months ago?

      The difference now is about $12 on this car.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I guess you're looking for an in into the conversation or you want us to know that you're on Internet? or maybe you're just bored (as I apparently am)

        Current convertor built into my Apple calculator = 19 175.49
        XE = 19 164.70
        Google = 19 180.27
        • 5 Years Ago
        This is not a comment about the car, but the currency comparisons in the post alerted me to the fact that I had not realized the US dollar had become so worthless.
        • 5 Years Ago
        • 5 Years Ago
        No, I'm correcting a mistake. Our dollar is almost at par of yours and it should stay that way for a long time. That was because our bank regulations prevented the ridiculousness of your situation. We're somewhat proud of that and we(i) don't like to get short changed. We're still paying way more for cars though, which sucks.
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