Mazda Motor Company marks its 90th anniversary by putting on sale special edition and limited edition versions of its mid-size, tall "high-roof" Biante minivan for the Japanese market. Both the special edition Mazda Biante "i-stop SMART EDITION II" and the limited edition Mazda Biante "i-stop SMART EDITION II NAVI SPECIAL" will be available with the newest technology – i-Stop. The vehicles are on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships throughout Japan.

Smart Edition II is based on Biante 20CS, further improved with Mazda's fuel-saving i-stop system. It also features power dual sliding rear doors, a "nanoe ion" air purification system, an Alleru [Allergy] Buster®*2 air filter that removes allergens and viruses, and seats that are upholstered with an easy-wipe fabric.

The limited edition Biante i-stop SMART EDITION II NAVI SPECIAL is based on the Biante i-stop SMART EDITION II.  It includes an HDD navigation system and a parking assist system at a reasonable price. Production is limited to only 600 units.

Mazda Biante i-stop SMART EDITION II

Base model

Biante 20CS (FWD version with 2.0-liter DOHC engine and 5-speed automatic transmission)

Special features

  • i-stop (engine idling stop)
  • Power dual sliding rear doors
  • Nanoe ion*1 air purification system
  • Alleru [Allergy] Buster®*2 filter
  • Cleanable seats upholstered with easy-wipe fabric
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • *1 "Nanoe" is a trademark of Panasonic Electric Works, Ltd.
    *2 Alleru [Allergy] Buster is a registered trademark of Panasonic Co., Ltd.

Mazda Biante i-stop SMART EDITION II - Limited Edition (600 units)

Base model

Special edition Biante i-stop SMART EDITION II

Special features

(In addition to the special features of the Biante i-stop SMART EDITION II listed above)

  • MAZDA G-BOOK ALPHA-compatible voice-controlled HDD navigation system*3
  • Parking assist system (front, side and rear guide monitors)
  • *3 A TV tuner (dealer option) is necessary to receive terrestrial digital television broadcasts.

Price list:

Model name

Drive

Engine

Transmission

Price (yen)

Tax
reduction

With tax

Without tax

i-stop
SMART EDITION II*

2WD
(FF)

2.0L DISI
(i-stop)

5-speed
EC-AT

2,260,000

2,152,381

75%

i-stop
SMART EDITION II
NAVI SPECIAL

2,333,500

2,222,381

  • A separate recycling fee of 14,590 yen is necessary in addition to the prices listed above.
  • Six exterior body colors are available. If the special body color Crystal White Pearl Mica is selected, the price increases by 31,500 yen (including tax).
  • The special edition version and limited edition version do not include the "flexible hook" that is standard equipment on the 20CS.