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Mazda SKYACTIV Engines Technology

Mazda SKYACTIV Engines

More Power, lower Emissions

There’s something very special about a modern Mazda. It’s the SKYACTIV Technology designed into every car. Built into the chassis, the body, the transmission and all Mazda engines, SKYACTIV innovation can make a real difference. Increased efficiency gives higher power with better fuel consumption. What’s more, you’ll find Mazda SKYACTIV engines produce less CO2 emissions, so you can drive more and reduce the impact on the environment.

Come along to Brayley Mazda to see the benefits of this innovative technology. Get out on the open road and feel the difference by arranging an exclusive test drive today.

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Mazda SKYACTIV Engines


Mazda has developed SKYACTIV Technology to make the most of the internal combustion engine, maximising MPGs and minimising emissions. The latest Mazda SKYACTIV-X combustion engine is the first petrol engine anywhere in the world to make use of compression ignition. The spark-controlled compression ignition system uses a fuel-air mixture that ignites spontaneously when compressed by the piston. In effect, this is a system that brings you the combined advantages of a diesel engine and a petrol engine.


Mazda SKYACTIV Technology features on the exciting Mazda3, the Mazda2, the luxurious Mazda6, the Mazda SUVsCX-5 and the stunning All-new Mazda CX-30 and, of course, the iconic Mazda MX-5.

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SKYACTIV Technology is designed to make car ownership less costly for car owners and less costly to the environment. Unique technologies increase the power efficiency of Mazda engines. But there’s more. Mazda SKYACTIV engines and the supporting technology have also been designed for two of the most important aspects of any car: driving pleasure and performance.

SKYACTIV engines are available for Mazda’s diesel range, SKYACTIV-D, and for petrol cars, SKYACTIV-G, and now the most recent and most efficient petrol version, SKYACTIV-X.

Mazda SKYACTIV Engines


This ultra innovative unit is a 2.0 litre petrol engine with four cylinders. It features unique Spark Plug Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI) technology. The spark ignition of a petrol engine is combined with the compression ignition of a diesel. This results in more power and better economy, and also reduces emissions. You can find SKYACTIV-X on both the Mazda3 and the Mazda CX-30.

Advantages of the SKYACTIV-X engine include:

  • Improves fuel economy by 20 to 30% - expect up to 52.3mpg in the Mazda3 (medium cycle)
  • More available power - 180PS at 6,000 rpm
  • Increases torque by 10 to 30% - an impressive 224Nm at 3,000 rpm
  • Lower CO2 emissions – from just 96g/km (depending on transmission and wheel size)
  • Delivers unparalleled engine response
  • More leeway in choosing gear ratios

The Mazda3 and the CX-30 also benefit from M Hybrid technology. This smart 24V mild hybrid system recovers energy created when braking and slowing down. As a result, it augments engine power and boosts the electrical system, reducing fuel consumption.

Interested to find out more about the latest Mazdas and SKYACTIV engines? Contact your local Brayley Mazda dealer Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex and North London Area. You’re assured of a great welcome, personal attention and expert advice from our helpful team.

Mazda SKYACTIV engines: Powerful efficiency

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