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New Mazda CX-8 and CX-5 add rear-wheel drive, six-cylinder engine.

Mazda will soon launch a range of new models and powertrains in the coming years. This is Mazda’s effort to increase brand strength and competitiveness.

Mazda is planning a series of new small and large cars, key of which will be the successors of the current Mazda CX-5 and CX-8, as reported by Nikkei Asia magazine. in. In addition, these two new SUVs will be equipped with rear-wheel drive with Mazda’s upcoming inline 6-cylinder engine.

Mazda has introduced its new inline 6-cylinder engine, which will be sold in petrol, oil and Skyactiv-X versions. As planned, the production line for a new six-cylinder engine will be started by Mazda in 2022. Several reports have also indicated that, with the launch of the 6-cylinder engine, will be the hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions to catch up with current market trends.

Like many other car manufacturers, the Covid-19 pandemic has had many negative effects on Mazda’s sales. In September 2020, Mazda sales were down 10% year-on-year. Meanwhile, two country rivals Honda and Toyota soon recovered from the pandemic in the second half of 2020.

Mazda has introduced its new inline 6-cylinder engine, which will be sold in petrol, oil and Skyactiv-X versions.

Mazda has also recently confirmed that it will return the engine to a further improvement soon by 2022, along with a range extender for the MX-30 EV. It is estimated that the presence of this range extender will double the range of the Mazda MX-30 EV from 124 miles (~ 200 km) to 248 miles (~ 400 km).

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