2023 Mazda CX-5 gets Inline-6 Power Moving Up-Market

2023 Mazda CX-5 – The following CX-5 is sure to have large shoes to fill as the model currently in production produces some of the highest numbers of sales seen in the vehicle market in the past. It has been the most popular SUV in Australia for many numbers many years however the crown has been recently taken away with Toyota RAV4.

2023 Mazda CX-5 Inline-6 Power
2023 Mazda CX-5 Inline-6 Power

2023 Mazda CX-5 Rumors

The new generation CX-5 will likely be based on Mazda’s forthcoming rear-wheel drive “longitudinal” architecture which will also support the i-Activ AWD. This design is expected to be used in the coming Mazda6 also. The company has previously announced it was working on new Skyactiv-X inline-six and inline-six Skyactiv D engines in working to go along with this platform.

2023 Mazda CX-5 Inline-6 Power Specs
2023 Mazda CX-5 Inline-6 Power Specs

There aren’t a lot of vehicle models that are currently available that seem to be a good fit for the new trends, besides CX-9 and Mazda6. Mazda6 as well as the CX-9. However, we’ve heard that it is expected to include CX-5 as well as the CX-8 as well if it is renewed. It’s believed that Mazda plans to make the future CX-5 towards a more premium look and, in that regard, an improved rear-drive base and the smooth inline-six engine is a good way to go about this. We’ve witnessed Mazda take a similar approach with the new Mazda3 which is positioned slightly more expensive than its smaller car competitors or even the predecessor.

2023 Mazda CX-5 Released

There is the possibility of a CX-50 that is coming up. It’s expected to debut as a stylish coupe variant of the upcoming CX-5. Also, this would appear to be in perfect sync with a shift in the market’s upper end. For instance, Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Mercedes GLC are all available in coupe form. Audi Q5, BMW X3 as well as Mercedes GLC are all offered in coupe form in addition (Q5 Sportback, BMW X4, GLC Coupe).

2023 Mazda CX-5 Inline-6 Power Redesign
2023 Mazda CX-5 Inline-6 Power Redesign

The official timings aren’t confirmed yet, however it is believed that Mazda will launch the next-generation CX-5 in 2023 or so. The model currently in production could remain in production for a while but, without doubt, with slight changes in the future.