Australian launch confirmed, energy figures revealed

UPDATE, April 9, 2022: Mazda has launched extra data for the 2022 CX-60 for the Japanese market, revealing energy figures for its new six-cylinder diesel engine.

Debuting alongside the rear-wheel-drive CX-60, the three.3-litre ‘Skyactiv-D’ straight-six turbocharged diesel will produce 170kW of energy and 500Nm of torque, mated to an eight-speed auto sending energy to a rear-biased all-wheel drive system.

The model’s new eight-speed torque-converter is the only gearbox possibility throughout the complete CX-60 line-up.

That 170kW, 500Nm association is not essentially the most highly effective possibility, nevertheless. An electrified 48V mild-hybrid model of the diesel mill, titled ‘e-Skyactiv-D’, can even be obtainable.

With the help of a 12.4kW electrical motor, the boosted model will produce a mixed 187kW/550Nm. The battery has a capability of 0.33kWh.

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In response to the Japanese marque, the mild-hybrid diesel can full the 0-100km/h dash in 7.3 seconds, on the best way to a prime pace of 220km/h.

Mazda is but to verify specification particulars for its 3.0-litre naturally-aspirated ‘Skyactiv-X’ inline-six petrol engine, nevertheless, it has confirmed the acquainted 138kW/250Nm 2.5-litre 4 – as seen within the 3, 6, CX-30, CX-5 and CX-8 – will open the CX-60 vary.

Full particulars for the CX-60 will be discovered beneath, together with particulars for the plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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UPDATE, March 25, 2022: Mazda has confirmed its new 2023 CX-60 shall be priced from “round $55,000” when it arrives in Australia later this 12 months. Get the total story on the hyperlink beneath.

Snapshot

  • CX-60 debuts new RWD structure, inline-six engines
  • Plug-in hybrid variant additionally revealed with 69km EV vary
  • Longer and wider than well-liked CX-5 SUV

March 9, 2022: Mazda has formally taken the covers of its new CX-60, lastly debuting the Japanese model’s new rear-wheel-drive structure, together with a pair of hotly anticipated six-cylinder engines.

The CX-60 will launch later this 12 months as a two-row, five-seater standing between the CX-5 and CX-8 in Mazda’s native mannequin vary – debuting with advanced styling, and a extra luxurious and highly effective focus.

In addition to together with two massive new inline-six engines – obtainable in naturally-aspirated 3.0-litre petrol and three.3-litre turbo-diesel varieties – the CX-60 turns into Mazda’s first-ever plug-in hybrid, with the PHEV variant boasting energy figures surpassing some other road-going mannequin within the model’s vary.

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Engine and drivetrain

The introduction of the CX-60 is a revolution for Mazda, turning into its first mannequin to be based mostly on the corporate’s new ‘Giant Structure’ platform.

Set to be rolled out throughout its future mannequin vary, the Giant Structure will convey extra risk for rear-wheel drive fashions – such because the Mazda 6 – in addition to a extra modular platform for electrification, permitting the producer so as to add electrified variants of extra autos within the coming years.

The all-important numbers for fanatics – energy figures for these new six-cylinder engines – are nonetheless to be revealed, however we at the very least know the PHEV variant can have some correct kick.

Headline figures for the CX-60’s flagship PHEV variant come courtesy of its 2.5-litre, Skyactiv-G four-cylinder petrol engine, paired up with a 100kW electrical motor and 17.8kWh battery pack to supply a complete system output of 241kW and 500Nm.

These numbers not solely make it essentially the most highly effective PHEV in its class, the CX-60 additionally turns into Mazda’s strongest highway automotive in its historical past, with the electrified drivetrain, eight-speed automated transmission and all-wheel drive system permitting the SUV to finish the 0-100km/h dash in simply 5.8 seconds.

Gasoline consumption is rated at a claimed 1.5 or 1.6L/100km (relying on whether or not the automotive is specced with 18- or 20-inch wheels respectively) whereas Mazda additionally says it could actually obtain an electric-only driving vary of as much as 69 kilometres – when driving within the metropolis with the lighter 18-inch wheels fitted.

Appropriate with 220-240V AC chargers, the CX-60’s onboard battery will be charged from empty in 4 hours.

Specifics haven’t but been launched, however the brand new mannequin can even be obtainable from launch with a alternative of two inside combustion engines – a 3.0-litre straight-six Skyactiv-X petrol or a 3.3-litre straight-six Skyactiv-D diesel, each of which is able to characteristic Mazda’s 48-volt mild-hybrid system.

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Options

Whereas particulars on an Australian mannequin will come later, in Europe the automobile is accessible in 4 grades, with the Prime-line opening the CX-60 vary with commonplace gear together with:

Prime-line

Kinematic Posture Management (KPC)
Black honeycomb grille
Black exterior trim
LED headlamps
18-inch wheels gray metallic alloy wheels
Eight physique colors; jet black, deep crystal blue, sonic silver, platinum quartz, arctic white, rhodium white, machine gray and soul crimson crystal
Adjustable steering column with 45mm of rake, 70mm of rake motion
12.3-inch digital sprint
12-inch infotainment display
Eight-speaker audio system
DAB radio
Bluetooth
Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
Satellite tv for pc navigation.

Stepping as much as the Unique-line, patrons are handled to a bunch of apparatus upgrades, reminiscent of:

Unique-line

Piano black grille
Piano black exterior trim
20-inch silver metallic alloy wheels
Sensible keyless entry
Wiper de-icing
Entrance and rear signature illumination
Panoramic roof
Black faux-leather inside trim with titanium piping
Head-up show
Heated steering wheel
10-way energy adjustable entrance seats with heating and air flow
Glove field and entrance footwell illumination.
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The Takumi variant scores extra unique options, from a redesigned entrance finish to new inside supplies:

Takumi

Unique entrance bumper design
Bar sort piano black grille
Entrance signature wings, aspect signatures and glazing surrounds with vivid metallic end
20-inch black metallic diamond-cut machined alloy wheels
White Nappa leather-based inside trim with pure wooden grain and prime quality woven textiles
Maple wooden trim
Rear footwell lighting
Black leather-based wrapped steering wheel with white stitching and energy adjustment
Driver Personalisation System (face recognition used for seat, HUD and door mirror adjustment).

Lastly, the range-topping Homura grade positive aspects distinctive options to set it aside because the flagship of the vary:

Homura

Unique entrance bumper design
Piano black honeycomb grille
Jet black signature wing and aspect signature plating
All-black door mirrors and exhaust
20-inch black metallic alloy wheels
Black inside
White ambient lighting (entrance and rear door trim).
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Dimensions

Coming in to the Mazda vary above the present and well-liked CX-5, the CX-60 measures up at 4745 millimetres in size, 1890mm large, 1680 mm excessive with a 2870mm wheelbase.

The bigger general dimensions permit for it to hold as much as 570 litres within the boot with the second row of seats up, with its capability leaping as much as 1726 litres when the seats are folded flat.

In response to Mazda, CX-60 affords 1504mm of shoulder room within the first row and 1441 within the second row, a rise of 44mm and 50mm respectively over the CX-5.

At its minimal weight, the CX-60 ideas the scales at 1980 kilograms when fitted with 18-inch wheels, bumping as much as 1995kg when the 20-inch alloys are fitted, whereas its most permissible weight stays at 2667kg.

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Security

Mazda is focusing on a five-star ANCAP security score for the CX-60, boosted by the fitment of a centre and rear aspect airbags in addition to a bunch of tech gear, together with however not restricted to:

Blind spot monitoring with rear cross site visitors alert
See-through view
Digital brakeforce distribution
Dynamic stability management
Hill launch help
Hill descent management
Lane maintaining help with steering help
Site visitors signal recognition
Drowsiness detection
Cruise management (i-ACC); now incorporating pace limits from Site visitors Signal Recognition
Car exit warning
Flip throughout site visitors help
Rear emergency brake help with pedestrian detection
Superior sensible metropolis brake help
Emergency lane maintaining.
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Availability

Mazda is ready to roll out the CX-60 in Europe from the center of the 12 months, after manufacturing begins in Japan on March 11, though Australian patrons must wait till later within the 12 months earlier than native pricing and options are revealed.