HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation has
given the Carol, one of its micro-mini vehicles for the Japanese market,
a fresh new look. The Carol has been a popular model with women due to
its charming design and practicality, and this freshened version goes
on sale nationwide at all Mazda Autozam, Mazda and Mazda Anfini dealers
The upgraded Carol features a modified front end, seats and door trim
design, together with improved fuel economy and eco-friendliness. Two
new body colors have also been added as options: Antique Rose Metallic
and Lime Green Metallic.
The target sales volume for the entire Carol model range is 800 units
Mazda Carol X (FWD model with 4-speed automatic transmission)
Main features of the upgraded Carol
||Redesigned front bumper with integrated grille (all
||Separated headlights and turn indicators as part
of its new design (all grades)
||Blacked-out A-pillars and door sashes (X grade)
||Tea-colored material used for seat upholstery and
door trim (all grades)
||The freshened Carol qualifies for Japan’s
Green Tax reductions by being certified SU-LEV (because it emits
75 percent fewer exhaust emissions than the levels prescribed by
Japan’s 2005 emissions standard) and by exceeding the 2010
fuel economy standard by 10-20 percent (all FWD models and the 4WD G II with 5-speed MT).
||Two new colors, Antique Rose Metallic and Lime Green
Metallic, bring the full range of available body colors up to eight.
|Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices
||*Price of the model in the attached
||If the special body color Pearl White is selected,
the price increases by 21,000 yen (with tax).
||A separate recycling fee of 9,370 yen is necessary
in addition to the manufacturer’s suggested retail prices
listed above (with tax).