The new Mazda CX-60 2022 plug-in hybrid SUV, unveiled

New Mazda CX-60 first plug-in hybrid offers 37 miles of electric range and up to 188mpg fuel economy; prices from £43,950 Mazda CX-60 has unveiled its new CX-60 line of SUVs, and it’s starting to introduce plug-in hybrids into the Japanese marque’s lineup. It rivals other plug-in hybrid family SUVs like the Hyundai Tucson Ford UGA Toyota RAV4 and Vauxhall Grand land and the Kia Sportage. New The car is available to order now for £43,950 with deliveries starting in the autumn.

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mazda cx 60 plug in hybrid
2023 mazda cx 60
mazda cx 60 plug in hybrid

Mazda hybrid SUV.

With 323bhp and 500Nm of torque, the plug-in CX-60 is the most powerful road car Mazda has ever made. It combines a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with a 134bhp electric motor powered by a 17.8 kWh battery with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. Acceleration from 0-62mph takes just 5.8 seconds—nearly 3 seconds quicker than a modern Tucson plug-in.

Mazda cx 60 hybrid.

mazda cx 60 price
mazda cx 60 price

Mazda also says the CX-60 will be able to restore fuel economy of up to 188mpg while CO2 emissions are between 33 and 37g/km depending on specification. The CX-60 can travel 37 miles on electric power alone and can reach 62 mph in EV mode. Fully charge the 17.8kWh battery from the tablet It will take four hours.

As you might expect, this battery isn’t located under the boot floor. Instead, it’s positioned between the front and rear axles and as low as possible to improve the CX-60’s center of gravity and stability. Mazda’s “Dynamic Attitude Control” system, It also aims to reduce body lean by braking the inside rear wheel when cornering.

Interior and practicality Mazda CX-60

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mazda cx 60 hybrid
mazda hybrid suv
mazda cx 60 hybrid

The interior of the CX-60 features the same cockpit design as the rest of Mazda’s lineup. Just like the all-electric MX-30 you get a steering wheel with physical buttons followed by a large digital driver’s display. You also get physical climate control and a central infotainment screen It’s operated by a rotary dial on the center console not a touchscreen. In terms of practicality, the CX-60 has 5 liters and 570 liters of trunk space more than any competitor.

Specifications of trim levels and standard equipment

mazda cx 60 specs
mazda cx 60 specs

The CX-60 is available in three trim levels: Exclusive-Line Homura and Takumi. Entry-level cars can add a comfort package for £1400. This includes an upgrade from 18-inch to 20-inch alloy wheels and rear electrically adjustable ventilated front seats seat heaters and a “driver personalization system”; this identifies who is driving and adjusts the seat steering wheel and head-up display to their personal preferences.

Mazda cx 60 price.

new mazda cx 60
new mazda cx 60

Upgrading to Homura (£46,700) adds body-coloured wheel arches gloss black mirrors 20-inch alloys ambient interior lighting and heated rear seats. The top-of-the-line Takumi (£48,050) comes with 20-inch machined alloy wheels body-coloured mirrors and chrome exterior trim.

Choosing any of these also allows you to add a panoramic glass roof as well as a £1,000 convenience package that includes privacy glass a 360-degree camera and wireless smartphone charging. The Driver Assistance Package (£1100) adds several extra safety systems.

Mazda CX-80 to follow

mazda cx 60 hybrid
mazda cx 60 hybrid

Following the introduction of the CX-60 Mazda will introduce a larger three-row CX-80 in 2023. A third new electric Mazda is also heading to the UK in the form of a plug-in range-extended version of the MX-30 coupe due later in 2022.

After that Mazda plans to launch three new all-electric vehicles by 2025 all of which will be built on the company’s “Skyactiv EV Scalable Architecture” dedicated electric vehicle platform. Mazda plans to have a fully electrified range by 2030.

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