Mazda unveils all-new CX-50 for US market

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Mazda has unveiled the all-new CX-50 in a virtual event hosted by Mazda North American Operations.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What are the features of the all-new CX-50?

    The all-new CX-50 is touted as an outdoor SUV, so Mazda packed it with a blacked-out grille, black bumpers, wheel arches, and a panoramic moonroof.
  • What are the engine options?

    The Mazda CX-50 is offered with either Skyactiv-G 2.5 naturally aspirated engine or Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo engine. Mazda says that it will also be offered with electrified powertrains in the future.
  • Where will the Mazda CX-50 be manufactured?

    It will be built at the new Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) plant in Huntsville, Alabama.
  • When will it be produced?

    According to Mazda, production will begin in January 2022.
  • “This new Mazda vehicle has been developed for North America, particularly to support the active and outdoor lifestyles of customers in this region. The CX-50 encourages people to immerse themselves in nature without compromising on the premium design and outstanding on-road performance Mazda is known for,” said Mazda North American Operations President and CEO Jeff Guyton.

    The all-new CX-50 will expand Mazda’s lineup while maintaining key attributes expected from Mazda vehicles.

    Outside, the all-new CX-50 marries the brand’s striking Kodo design with an outdoor-capable presence that respectfully interacts with the surroundings.

    The off-road-oriented SUV features a blacked-out grille, black wheel arches, front and rear bumpers, as well as black and silver wheels. A new panoramic moonroof, a first for Mazda, helps the occupants feel more connected to nature.

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    The CX-50 will also debut new color options, such as Zircon Sand exterior paint and an available terracotta interior color.

    Backing its rugged appearance is a capable power plant. The all-new CX-50 will come in either Skyactiv-G 2.5 naturally aspirated engine or Skyactiv-G 2.5 Turbo engine mated to a six-speed automatic tranny.

    In the coming years, the CX-50 will also be offered with electrified powertrains, including a traditional hybrid model.

    Mazda says that the seating materials were inspired by technical, modern outdoor gear and create a welcoming atmosphere fitting for both adventurists and those just starting their journey into an active lifestyle.

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    The all-new Mazda CX-50 will be built at the new Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) plant in Huntsville, Alabama, with production beginning in January 2022.

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