Mazda B platform
This is the first showing of Mazda's SS (self-stabilizing) rear suspension. The two lower parallel links of the rear strut are designed to induce toe-in on the rear tire on the outer side of the curve (eg. right turn - left rear tire).
The SS suspension was updated.
- 1985-1989 Mazda Familia
- 1985-1989 Mazda 323
- 1987-1992 Ford Laser (hatchback)
- 1987-1990 Mercury Tracer
The Mazda BG was shared with Ford, which called it CT120.
- 1989- Eunos 100 (hatchback)
- 1989-1993 Mazda Familia (sedan)
- 1989-1993 Mazda Familia (hatchback)
- 1989-1993 Mazda Familia Astina (hatchback)
- 1989-1993 Ford Laser Coupe (coupe)
- 1989-1993 Ford Laser Sedan (sedan)
- 1991-2002 Ford Escort
- 1991-1999 Mercury Tracer
- 1998-2003 Ford Escort ZX2
- 1989-1994 Ford/Mercury Capri
- 1994-1997 Mazda Familia (sedan)
- 1994-1997 Mazda Familia (hatchback)
- 1994-1997 Mazda Familia Neo (hatchback)
- 1994-1997 Ford Laser (hatchback)
- 1994-1997 Ford Laser Sedan (sedan)
The BJ platform was updated with a lower moment of roll for improved steering, better chassis rigidity, and new engines and transmissions.
- 1998-2002 Mazda Familia (sedan)
- 1998-2002 Mazda Familia (hatchback)
- 1998-2002 Mazda Familia S-Wagon (station wagon)
- 1998-1999 Ford Laser Lidea (sedan)
- 1998-1999 Ford Laser Lidea Wagon (station wagon)
- 1999-2002 Mazda 323 (sedan)
- 1999-2002 Mazda Protegé (sedan)
- 1999-2002 Mazda Protegé5 (station wagon)
The BK platform was jointly engineered by Mazda, Volvo and Ford. Ford calls this chassis the C1.
The next-generation B platform from Mazda is named B2E by Ford. The Ford models will be assembled in the newly-expanded Ford plant in Cuautitlan, Mexico, among others.
- 2010 Ford Fiesta (B409)
- 2010 Five-door Ford crossover (B474)
- 2011 Small Ford minivan (B475)