An all-new plug-in hybrid system of the 2022 Mazda CX-60 produces up to 323 horsepower, and this makes the model the most powerful series vehicle of the brand to date.
As announced, the Japanese carmaker has unveiled its new Mazda CX-60 flagship crossover with the freshest exterior design, advanced technologies, upscale interior materials (fabric, wood, leather), high efficiency, and hybrid power.
Initially, it will be available only as a plug-in hybrid, other variants will join later, AutoExpress reports. A 2.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine pairs an electric motor to deliver 323 hp in total through an all-wheel-drive system and an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) takes 5.8 seconds. A 17.8-kWh battery pack provides up to 37 miles of electric-only range. The fuel efficiency is 188 mpg; CO2 emissions reach 33 g/km, according to Mazda’s estimates.
- Skyactiv Scalable Architecture
- Kinematic Posture Control system inherited from the Mazda Miata
- Normal, Sport, Off-Road, Towing, EV modes
- Hill Descent Control
- 570 liters (20 cubic feet) of cargo capacity
- 18- and 20-inch wheels
- Facial recognition technology
The available trim levels include Exclusive-Line, Homura, and Takumi
- Physical climate controls
- Click wheel-operated widescreen infotainment display
- Fully digital instrument panel
- Interior cameras to detect driver’s eyes position and adjust seats, mirrors, a steering wheel
- Heated rear seats
- Ambient lighting
- Automatic seat adjustment system
Other Engine Options
In addition to the plug-in hybrid CX-60, Mazda will also offer inline 6-cylinder engines using a 48-volt mild-hybrid technology and compatible with rear- or four-wheel drive: a 3.3-liter diesel available in late 2022, and a 3.0-liter Skyactiv X gasoline engine to be added next year.