- SkyActiv-G 2.5 Turbo engine can make 170kW/420Nm
- CX-30 2.5 Turbo has i-Activ all-wheel drive
- New tech, modern design, great driving
IRVINE, California – The Mazda CX-30’s compact profile helps it through tight turns, bold proportions provide space to travel with all essentials, and the automaker’s US wing says the sub-compact crossover is ”an ideal companion”
From now, Mazda US says, the CX-30 range is joined by a turbo version whose AWD has expanded the car’s abilities for travel not only in the city but also the great outdoors. And the fun roads in beween with 170kW / 420Nm with the turbo tap open.
The Corner told you about the new CX back in 2019. You can view the images of the car there.
New i-Activsense safety features include auto braking if a stationary or moving obstacle is encountered when reversing at up to six km/h. Traffic Jan Assist uses cruise control radar and lane definition to stay with traffice at up to
A new support feature, Traffic Jam Assist, enhances Mazda’s radar cruise control in certain situations at up to 60km/h by providing steering input to stay within lane markers and 360° camera coverage watches everything going on around the car.
Further driving aids for the Turbo Mazda include traffic sign recognition and self-adjusting front lights but the main fun benefit is the addition of turbocharging and the CX-30 2.5 Turbo’s silhouette, Mazda US says, ”matches the drive of the engine while continuing to accentuate the engaging experience of a Mazda”.
”The level of craftsmanship in the cabin is,” Mazda says, ”elegant with its seamless blending of materials, such as a frameless auto-dimming rear-view mirror, black upper fascias and chromed finishes.”
Ergonomics have been put into play with the steering-wheel controls, the location of the Bose 12-audio, the proportions of the 21cm display and fully adjustable seats and the whole package rides on 18” black aluminium alloy rims.
The 2021 CX-30 2.5 Turbo is scheduled to go on sale in the US by the end of 2020 – call your local dealer, tell them what you’ve read here, and ask when the Turbo might/will/should reach South Africa.
US prices have still to be announced.