Here it is, the upcoming Mazda 2 Sedan! Set to make its world debut at the Thailand International Motor Expo 2014 next week with a 1.5 litre SkyActiv-D diesel engine, Mazda has just released these official photos of its answer to the Honda City and Toyota Vios. Do you like what you see?

A lot of people see the Mazda 3 as a smaller Mazda 6, and this 2 Sedan is very much a mini 3. Immediately you’d notice that the car’s proportions is a huge improvement over the outgoing model’s awkward stance. It’s no longer a hatchback with an afterthought boot extension.

In fact, the rear shoulder line flows very nicely into a short, yet pleasantly styled back end with a neatly integrated bootlid spoiler. While it looks more than decent in photos, we’ll defer our judgement until we see it in the flesh. We’ll have more info plus live photos from Thailand next week, so stay tuned.