More Mazda cars available on Motability

There will be special deals for these selected models available for the remainder of 2011, including manual or automatic transmissions for an advanced payment of just £499.

For example, you can now choose a Mazda3 1.6 TS hatchback, which was the Japanese brands best-seller worldwide, with manual or automatic transmission for an advanced payment of just £499.

The Mazda3 offers many standard luxurious features such as a four speed gear box with full manual/automatic modes, alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control air-conditioning, electric front and rear windows and a leather steering wheel with integrated audio controls.

This is accompanied by a combined CO2 emissions fuel cycle of 176g/km.The Mazda3 models start from £14,755.

The other Mazda models, such as the world’s best-selling MX5 roadster sportscar is available for an advanced payment of £499 for the 1.8i SE model and £849 for the 1.8i SE air con.

Some of the Mazda5’s standard features include 16″ alloy wheels; power steering, Radio/Single CD audio system and 6 speakers with MP3 compatibility.The Mazda5 soft-top models start from £17,245 and the roadster models start from £19,245.

Steve Jelliss, Mazda fleet and remarketing director responsible for the motability programme said: “The Mazda MX-5 remains an iconic car in the minds of most British motorists and has always proved popular when offered on the motability programme.

“We have therefore re-introduced the roadster to the autumn programme in response to customer demand.”

The small five-door Mazda2 automatic model continues its no advanced payment availability. Mazda say that the Mazda2 has been the heart of the brands motability programme.

The TS2 model features a powerful 1.5-litre 102ps engine and a four-speed automatic transmission. With this engine it has a 0-62mph capability of 11.9 seconds whilst its C02 rating is a reasonable 146g/km.

Some of the Mazda2’s standard equipment includes alloy wheels and air-conditioning. The Mazda2models start from £10,305.