Mazda introduced a new model – CX-8. In fact, it is just a smaller version of the SUV CX-9, which retained the third-row seat. The car will be available with six and seven seats.Overall length of a car is 4900 mm, width – 1840 mm, height – 1730 mm. Thus, the vehicle turned out to be 175 mm shorter than the 129 mm narrower and 17 millimetres lower than the CX-9.
When the raised seats of the third row Luggage capacity is 239 gallons (nine liters more than the CX-9), and folded – 572 liters (238 litres less than the older model).
The novelty is available with a 190-horsepower (450nm) 2.2 diesel, which is paired with a six-speed “automatic”. The SUV can be both front – and all-wheel drive.
While the model will be sold only in Japan, as the model CX-9 left. On the supply CX-8 in Europe have not yet been reported.