New Mazda SUV launches in late September





New Mazda SUV launches in late September

The SUV range of Mazda continues to grow: Soon, the Mazda CX-30 to drive on the streets. The model is based on the Mazda 3. What the Japanese automaker plans as well for 2019.

Mazda will launch the new compact CX-30 at the end of September. It is based on the Mazda3 and should cost from 24,290 euros, says Mazda. This is the 4.40 meter long SUV with comparable equipment with standard standards such as a head-up display and LED headlights exactly 1,000 euros more expensive than the hatchback from the compact class.

With a wheelbase of 2.66 meters, the CX-30 offers space for five passengers and up to 430 liters of luggage. If you change the rear seat, the trunk volume grows to 1,406 liters.

Mazda CX-30: gasoline and diesel

Under the hood, there is initially a 2.0-liter gasoline engine with mild hybrid and cylinder deactivation or a diesel with 1.8-liter displacement. The gasoline engine makes 122 hp, for the diesel Mazda calls 116 hp. This allows speeds of up to 186 km / h. Mazda’s fuel consumption is 5.1 liters for petrol or 4.4 liters for diesel (116 g / km CO2 each).

At the end of the year, the Japanese want to expand the drive portfolio: Then there is also the new Skyactiv-X petrol engine with 180 hp, which ignites itself like a diesel under certain conditions and is correspondingly economical. In addition, then also four-wheel drive should be available, so Mazda on.