Compact model of the Japanese brand in the sedan and hatchback will be released to the local market in December.
New Mazda3 in hatchback and sedan, which osnastit innovative 2.0-liter engine Skyactiv-X will appear on the Japanese market on December 5. The new engine of Skyactiv line-X got a SPCCI ignition system — Spark Plug Controlled Compression Ignition involving ignition of the fuel mixture from compression, like diesel engines. According to the manufacturer, this technology is the engine is more torquey, but economical.
Also the new unit has the acoustic comfort, which is achieved through the encapsulation of the motor. The performance of the power plant reaches 180 horsepower at 6000 rpm and maximum torque is 224 Nm at 3000 rpm.
In addition it is reported that the degree of compression is.15:1. Couple the gasoline engine will be “mild hybrid”, in which the electric power of 6.5 HP and the battery 2.
In Japan, the new sedan will get three versions, as a hatchback or four. The drive is available to choose: front or full. A few units will be 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. Claimed consumption lies in the range from 5.5 to 6.2 liters of fuel per 100 km.