In recent months, there have been a lot of rumors that the 2021 Mazda CX 5 will replace its mid-size Mazda 6 2021 sedan with a new rear wheel drive platform powered by an inline-six engine.
These blowing rumors clearly created a stir for fans, who were very happy to learn about the new RWD sedan. As we know, creating new architecture and design is not cheap, so we don’t expect Mazda 6 to be the only model based on this Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) platform.
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Mazda CX 5 Replaced by Mazda CX 50
According to leaked information obtained from several media such as Coche Spias, this new architectural technology can also be used as a replacement for the latest generation of Mazda CX 5.
The Mazda CX 5 is by far the best-selling car of Mazda, so much that it exceeds the entire company’s portfolio sales. Mazda does not want to make any mistakes with the Mazda CX 5, but according to this new information, the company’s most popular crossover can be better with the steps to be taken.
Reportedly, the Mazda CX 5 This third generation model is expected to arrive in 2022 or at the end of 2021, which will make sense since the second generation of the Mazda CX 5 arrived several years ago.
Interestingly, the name Mazda CX 5 will be replaced by the new Mazda CX 50. , which will be more compatible with the recently released Mazda CX 30 crossover.
New Mazda CX 50 Powertrains
SkyActiv-G 2.5 Liter
From some of the information leaked outlining the engine used by the Mazda CX 50 in the form of a 2.5 liter SkyActiv-G with a 48 volt hybrid-light system that produces power of 187 horsepower, which can act as a basic engine.
SkyActiv-D 2.2 Liter
Also available are SkyActiv-D diesel engines with a capacity of 2.2 liters and 3.3 liters also mentioned but are likely to be exclusive to the automotive market outside the United States.
SkyActive-G 2.5 Turbocharged
Not only that, the Mazda CX 50 replaces the Mazda CX 5 also carries a choice of 2.5-liter turbocharged SkyActiv-G engine which produces 226 horsepower like the engine currently found in a higher trim version than the Mazda CX 5.
SkyActive-X 3.0 Liter Hybrid
But the leak also includes information about the engine that will be a capacity of 3.0-liter SkyActiv-X 48-volt lightweight-new hybrid engine produces power of 281 horsepower.
Mazda has proposed the name ‘Mazda CX 50’ as a replacement for the old generation of Mazda CX 5 with the European Union Intellectual Property Office, which can signal the truth of this latest information.