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Sneak Peak: New Mazda CX-8 Crossover

Sneak Peak: New Mazda CX-8 Crossover

 Mazda has revealed a sneak peak of its upcoming crossover SUV, CX-8.

The new-generation model, which will go on sale in Japan later this year, will serve at the flagship of the brand’s SUV line-up in Japan.

“It's a new kind of crossover SUV for people who both appreciate quality and need to seat more than five”, according to Mazda.

Mazda designers have worked to add a new dimension of maturity to the KODO-Soul of Motion design theme, aiming for “an enduring edgy look that will continue to excite customers for many years to come”.

In a press release this week, Mazda said it will “will continue advancing its lineup to offer all customers both driving pleasure and outstanding environmental and safety performance.”

Key specifications for Mazda CX-8

External dimensions

(Overall length x width x height) 4,900mm x 1,840mm x 1,730mm

Wheelbase: 2,930mm

Engine: SKYACTIV-D 2.2 new-generation clean diesel engine

Transmission: SKYACTIV-DRIVE 6-Speed automatic transmission

Seating capacity: 6/7

Note: Dimensions were measured in-house.