A new Mazda compact SUV will make its world debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. The second model in the company’s new-generation line-up features what the company describes as a more mature Kodo design language and Mazda’s new-generation SKYACTIV-Vehicle Architecture. The powertrain lineup showcases the latest SKYACTIV engines, including the company’s revolutionary SPCCI (Spark Plug Controlled Compression Ignition) technology, which has a unique combustion method claimed to combine the free-revving performance of a petrol engine with the superior response of a diesel
The Mazda6 is one of the best kept secrets in motoring, with handsome looks, excellent handling and superb diesel engines. Mazda’s ‘rightsizing’ approach to engine design sees a big 2.2-litre diesel fitted under the bonnet, with clever engineering and weight savings that allows the 148bhp version to return up to 69mpg.
The CX-5 is even better to drive than the Kuga, and it has an equally striking design. Then there’s its excellent 2.2-litre diesel engine, which is a firm favourite amongst owners thanks to its smooth and potent power delivery, that still manages decent fuel economy.
The Mazda3 is one of our favourite hatchbacks, with striking looks and a talented chassis that offers excellent handling, a satisfying gearchange and agile steering. It’s available with a large 2.2-litre diesel engine that still returns 69mpg, despite lusty performance.
Mazda is welcoming the New Year with the announcement of the 2019 Mazda CX-5. Available to order now, the revised CX-5 line up sees the introduction of a new GT Sport Nav+ model grade, along with smaller revisions across the whole CX-5 range.
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Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the all-new Mazda3 will make its world premiere at the Los Angeles Motor Show, open to the public from 30th November to the 9th December. The company says that the all-new Mazda3 “adopts a richer interpretation of Mazda’s KODO design philosophy, which embodies the essence of Japanese aesthetics”.
The new 2018 Mazda6 has been awarded the maximum five star rating by Euro NCAP in its latest series of tests. This is the first Mazda to achieve an overall five star rating under the new, more stringent 2018 Euro NCAP crashworthiness ratings.
Mazda will launch its first Electric Vehicles in 2020 as part of its ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030’ long-term technology development programme. The Japanese company will initially launch two battery EVs – one powered solely by battery, the other pairing a battery with Mazda’s small, lightweight and exceptionally quiet rotary engine as a range-extender.
After its global debut at the New York Motor Show in March, Mazda has announced UK pricing and specification for the 2018 Mazda CX-3. On sale from the 31st August, the updated CX-3 is offered in a simplified eight model line-up that sees the debut of a new SKYACTIV-D 1.8-litre diesel engine, plus a host of technology and interior improvements.