Mazda has produced more than one million cars with SKYACTIV engines

April 22, 2014 at 9:16 pm

In Mazda Company reported that recently the production of cars with engines SKYACTIV exceeded the one million mark. To be more precise, from November 2011 to the start of production of the crossover Mazda CX- 5, which were first installed such motors for April 2014 was released on 1040 thousand cars.

2014 Mazda CX Pic

2014 Mazda CX Pic


Today the family of SKYACTIV engines are included in the power line Mazda CX-5 and Mazda3 models families and Mazda6. The automaker plans to issue another five models with these engines for the next two years. For the sedan and hatchback Mazda3 available gasoline engines SKYACTIV-G a capacity of 120 and 150 hp sedan Mazda6 – SKYACTIV-G to return 150 and 192 hp, while the CX-5 crossover, moreover-and even diesel (SKYACTIV-D) to return 175 hp.

Image of SKYACTIV

Image of SKYACTIV

Initially it was assumed that the engines will be able to compete with SKYACTIV hybrid propulsion systems. That did not happen, because hybrids still more economical, but turbocharged petrol and diesel engines are superior. SKYACTIV engines easier, more economical and more environmentally friendly counterparts. In addition, they have quite an outstanding compression ratio – 14,0:1.

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