2016 Mazda CX-9 Scores 35-Percent Improvement in Fuel Efficiency Over Predecessor

Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 by in Mazda Canada

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Torquey, Turbocharged and Efficient SKYACTIV Engine Contributes to CX-9’s 8.3 L/100 km NRCan-Estimated Highway Rating –

RICHMOND HILL, ON, March 2, 2016 /CNW/ – Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) currently expelled Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) estimated fuel economy total for a all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9 midsize, three-row crossover SUV. Certified during 10.5 city/8.3 highway/9.5 total L/100 km, when versed with front-wheel drive, a 2016 CX-9 is among a most-efficient vehicles of a size—and achieves those numbers though carrying to use an extra-cost hybrid or diesel powertrain.

With a thespian 35-percent alleviation in efficiency, CX-9 follows in a footsteps of Mazda’s whole new-generation choice of 2016 cars and crossovers that have adopted efficient, lightweight SKYACTIV Technology. Like a 2016 MX-5 with a 25-percent alleviation in total fuel economy contra a predecessor, CX-9 advantages from combined amenities and some-more flexible doing dynamics, interjection to a scarcely 150 kg weight loss.

“The all-new CX-9 three-row crossover brings a best of a SKYACTIV Technology to a table, and elevates it with polished character and superb interior appointments, while also providing a thespian boost in fuel potency contra a effusive model,” pronounced Vincent Reboul, Director, Marketing. “And nonetheless it has a unsentimental capabilities to be an glorious bland family/utility vehicle, it still maintains a admirably Mazda pushing feel that will set it detached from a shred and interest to a middle driver.”

At a heart of a 2016 CX-9 is a new SKYACTIV-G 2.5T engine, that produces a energy of a V-6 engine though a fuel-efficiency penalty. It uses a dual-valve Dynamic Pressure Turbo to fast beget energy and a cooled empty gas recirculation complement (EGR) to reduce engine temperatures though carrying to supplement additional fuel as many turbocharged engines do. Uncommon in turbocharged, gasoline-powered engines, a cooled EGR doesn’t impact NRCan’s fuel-economy exam numbers, though it does assistance grasp softened real-world potency contra turbocharged engines though cooled EGRs.

CX-9’s engine creates a robust 310 lb-ft of torque from only 2,000 rpm and 227 horsepower during 5,000 rpm regulating 87-octane gasoline (250 horsepower with 93-octane). It comes interconnected with a six-speed SKYACTIV-Drive involuntary transmission. Front-wheel expostulate is standard, and Mazda’s predictive i-ACTIV all-wheel expostulate is optionally available, delivering certainty in any highway conditions. i-ACTIV all-wheel expostulate sends energy where it’s indispensable before a motorist can clarity a detriment in traction by measuring highway and car conditions some-more than 200 times per second around 27 sensors.

Due to a lightweight design, i-ACTIV all-wheel expostulate adds small automatic friction, heading to a stellar fuel-economy numbers. Ratings are as follows:

The 2016 Mazda CX-9 is scheduled to arrive in Canadian Mazda dealerships by June. Final wrapping and pricing will be announced closer to a on-sale date.

Mazda Canada Inc. is obliged for a sales and marketing, patron use and tools support of Mazda vehicles in Canada. Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mazda Canada has a national network of 165 dealerships. For additional information revisit Mazda Canada’s media website during www.media.mazda.ca.

Note: NRCan-estimated fuel economy is formed on a customary five-cycle test. Actual fuel economy will vary.

SOURCE Mazda Canada Inc.

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