Mazda is popular world wide for its wide range of sports cars and the company is also famous for its Rotary engine which powers the popular car Mazda RX8. There are a few other popular models from Mazda that include Mazda Miata and Mazda MX5.
According to speculations, it is believed that the company intends to launch a small car named Mazda 2 in the country. Mazda 2 is a new hatchback that will come with ample space and offer good fuel economy. The other details have not yet been revealed by the company. However, Mr. Takashi Yamanouchi, President and CEO, Mazda Motor Corporation, said that they have a long line up of the small cars and the sedans, which are affordable and economical as liked by the Indian customers. The manufacturer is yet to take a decision on whether the cars will come in India through JV or will have their own subsidiary.
At the present stage, the Indian auto market is ruled by brands like Chevrolet Beat Diesel, Maruti Swift in the hatch back segment and the all new Maruti Swift Dzire, and Ford Fiesta among other sedans.