Will Mazda finally, after many years, put a new diesel vehicle on sale in the U.S.? If the announcement the automaker made today at the New York auto show is any indication, deliveries of the Mazda CX-5 diesel will start this summer. It’s been a long, long time since Mazda made the business case to bring a passenger-vehicle diesel to the U.S. market. That was in the early part of this decade—before the Volkswagen diesel crisis. After more than five years of delays Mazda announced today that it’s finally arriving: as the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD with Skyactiv-D 2.2...
2014 Mazda Mazda6: VW TDI Models To Get A Clean-Diesel Rival
Mazda is pushing ahead with its plans to offer a clean-diesel four-cylinder engine that could prove to be a strong rival to the TDI four in some Volkswagen and Audi products. While the 2014 Mazda6 will arrive in its lower-priced form with a 184-horsepower, 2.5-liter version of the four-cylinder...Bengt Halvorson
2012 Mazda3 SkyActiv-G Engine: How Much More Fuel Efficient?
Next year's Mazda3 models will deliver fuel efficiency gains over their 2011 counterparts, the company said today, as it unveiled refreshed versions of its popular compact hatchback and sedan, to go on sale later this fall. The 2012 Mazda3 will offer as an option what Mazda now calls the SkyActiv-G...John Voelcker