The Mazda E2000 van was introduced to the public in 1995. Manufactured in Japan, from the Deluxe LWB model series, the Mazda E2000 van is an economical and affordable option for car drivers who are looking for a van which has a lot of cargo space and is easy to drive.
Price and Warranty
A new E2000 van from Mazda's Deluxe LWB series will cost around £16,250 in 2010. A used E2000 will cost from about £1,950 to £5,850 depending on condition. The standard warranty issued by authorised Mazda dealers will be for about 24 months. This includes a service interval of six-month inspections. The VIN plate is located driver-side front floor and can be used to trace the van back to its original manufacturer. The van has only three seats in its standard models.
Engine and Efficiency
The Mazda E2000 van has an engine size of 2.0 litres. The E2000 series runs on a carburettor fuel system with a tank capacity of 62 litres. Running on inline 4 cylinders, this van supplies an ample amount of torque. The maximum torque peaks with 154 Nm (Newton-Meters) at 2,500rpm. Mazda's E2000 van uses a standard 5-SP manual transmission which utilises rear-wheel drive. The E2000 has a final drive ratio of 4.4444. For fuel, the E2000 uses unleaded gas, and the fuel tank capacity is a little over 13 gallons. You can expect the E2000 van to get around 20 miles to the gallon. The van has a max power output of 63kW at 5,000rpm and has a power to weight ratio of about 23.41:1kW/kg. The bore and stroke is measured at 86 by 86mm and supports a compression ratio of 8.6. The valve gear consists of one single overhead cam. The van also has independent front suspension.
Interior, Brakes and Tires
The interior of a standard E2000 van is cloth. The E2000 is also installed with a standard air-conditioning unit. The standard tires that roll off the assembly line are the 185R14-8PR tire. With these stock tires, the van's total wheel base comes out to be 2,600mm. The front brakes of Mazda's E2000 series vans rely on a ventilated-disc braking unit. The rear brakes are drum brakes, which use the inner part of the wheel as opposed to "clasp" or outside brakes.