Mazda has redesigned its 2.0-liter engine with more power and torque, improved carbon emissions and fuel economy, and renamed it e-SkyActiv X. Debuting in the 2021 Mazda3 and CX-30, it has more low compression ratio from 16.3: 1 to 15.0: 1, optimized combustion management, modified pistons and intake camshaft, and updated software for the mild hybrid system.
With these changes, the e-SkyActiv X develops 186 hp, according to the Japanese automaker. at 6000 rpm and 240 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. This represents an increase of 6 hp. and 16 Nm respectively compared to the previous 2.0-liter unit, as well as a 5-11 g / km reduction in CO2 emissions, depending on model, transmission and trim level.
The AWD GT Sport CX-30 with this transmission is reported to have a CO2 reduction of 11 g / km, while the SE-L Lux model with an entry-level manual transmission is more economical with 6 g / km of CO2 purifier. In addition to the SE-L Lux and GT Sport, the e-SkyActiv X transmission is available for the Sport Lux and GT Tech CX-30 versions with an optional automatic transmission and available all-wheel drive from GT Sport and up.
The 2021 CX-30, which is due to arrive at European dealerships this month, will join the 2021 Mazda3 from April 1, and the e-SkyActiv X engine will also be introduced, delivering a 5-11 g / km reduction in CO2 emissions. in addition to the same improvements in power and torque. The 4-cylinder will be available in the hatchback and sedan classes SE-L Lux, Sport Lux, GT Sport and GT Sport Tech with standard automatic transmission, excluding the entry-level model.
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