2017 Mazda CX-5 New Diesel Engine Release Date
For the first time ever in the United States, a diesel engine will be featured in a Mazda model. Beginning in the second half of 2017, Mazda will offer a diesel engine in the all-new 2017 Mazda CX-5. This means the 2017 Mazda CX-5 will now be more fuel efficient than ever before while also performing and handling better than previous models.
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2017 Mazda CX-5 Diesel Engine Specs and Features
The 2017 Mazda CX-5 diesel engine will be the SKYACTIV-D 2.2-liter clean diesel engine. Horsepower and torque numbers are not yet available, though Mazda has said the 2017 CX-5’s diesel engine will offer a torque-rich driving experience. Mazda has also said the 2017 CX-5’s new diesel engine will rev freely to high RPMs. The 2017 Mazda CX-5’s new diesel engine will also make it one of the most fuel efficient vehicles in its class. And anyone afraid the new diesel engine will make too much noise can rest assured knowing the 2017 Mazda CX-5’s new diesel engine will adopt Natural Sound Smoother and Natural Sound Frequency Control, which are proprietary technologies that reduce diesel knock for a quieter and more pleasing sound.
2017 Mazda CX-5 Diesel Engine Release Date
As we mentioned, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 with the diesel engine will be available in the second half of 2017. That’s about all we know so far, so be sure to keep checking our blog and our online inventory to see exactly when it arrives.
“We’re confident this engine offers a smart new option for North American drivers who want both performance and fuel economy.” – Akira Marumoto, Mazda’s Executive Vice President and Representative Director.
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