According to Japanese engineers, in the near future, or rather by the end of 2017, an absolutely new Mazda CX-8 will enter the market. According to the latest information, the Mazda CX-8 will first go to the Japanese, and the American market with a price tag of $ 28,000.
The new Mazda CX-8 is something between the Mazda CX-5 compact 5-seater crossover and the real Mazda CX-9 “ship” that seats up to seven passengers. So the Mazda CX-8 can be considered an elongated version of the Mazda CX-5 or vice versa shortened by the Mazda CX-9 model. On technical characteristics, interior design and body, Mazda CX-8 is still closer to the Mazda CX-9.
Dimensions of the new Mazda
• It is long 4900 mm;
• Width 1840 mm;
• Body height 1730 mm;
• Wheelbase 2930 mm.
Salon crossover will be available to order in 6 and 7 seater version. In the six-seater version will be installed seats for passengers of the first and second row in a separate version. The partition between the seats will be made in the form of a high tunnel with armrests. The third row will also receive two chairs, but without a partition. Seven local version will receive a common sofa in the second row, which can accommodate three passengers.
Front panel decoration
Apparently, the new Mazda CX-8 will receive the design of the front console in most part borrowed from its predecessor Mazda CX-5. Owners of the Mazda CX-8 will get a comfortable and compact multifunction steering wheel, audio system from the legendary manufacturer Bose with 10 speakers, multimedia system MZD Connect, 7-inch color monitor, i-Activsense security system, high-quality interior trim materials.Read also: In the new 2018, the new regulations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia came into force: “On the transport of dangerous goods
Характеристики Mazda CX-8
The basis of the new model will form the platform of the Mazda CX-9 with independent suspension, front struts from MacPherson, behind will be multi-link suspension. Disc brakes on all wheels with electromechanical “parking brake”, electric power steering. Front-wheel drive standard - FWD, additional equipment for connecting all-wheel drive, will make the system i-ACTIV AWD. Engines on the Mazda CX-8 will be installed on the Mazda CX-5. So under the hood of the "eight" will be located a four-cylinder turbodiesel Skyaktiv-G 2.2 in 175 hp. and a torque of 420 Nm. The engine will work in a pair of 6-speed automatic transmission Skyaktiv-Drive. Designers claim that fuel consumption will be about 5.8 liters per 100 kilometers in the combined cycle (highway-city).
The fact that the Mazda CX-8 will also get Skyaktiv-G 2.0 and Skyaktiv-G 2.5 petrol engines with the same Skyaktiv-Drive transmission cannot be ruled out