Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Mazda Launches Facelifted MPV In Japan
The discontinued here in the States, Mazda MPV, has received its first facelift in Japan, only two years after the vehicle’s debut in February 2006. Available from today at all Mazda dealerships in Japan, the 2009 MPV has received subtle exterior changes that include new chrome body parts, remodelled upper and lower grilles and bumper, redesigned tail lights and new 18-inch alloy wheels. Inside, the facelifted MPV features newly designed decorative trim and chrome parts.
In terms of mechanical upgrades, Mazda now offers a five-speed automatic transmission as standard equipment on all front-wheel drive (FWD) models with the MZR 2.3L naturally-aspirated engine, while the Japanese carmaker’s engineers also retuned the suspension