SkyActiv-X, a new generation cutting-edge engine system, is applied in the new Mazda 3 series, and the first batch is expected to be delivered in European this autumn. Released together also full details of the power technology explanation.
Some worry that a soaring servicing price after the join of such advanced. Eiji Nakai, Mazda’s powertrain manager, clarified that not like the case of a traditional gasoline engine, the new engine does not require extra repair and maintain the process. Thus the make will not charge more from the owners.
The new ignition process in 2.0L four-cylinder SkyActiv-X engine, namely Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI), realized the combination of spark-controlled ignition and compression ignition, supporting such perplexing technology is a pressure sensor adding to each cylinder and the engine computer for analyzing purpose.
Costs are increased in building up the new ignition system, yet the costs boost the engine to a total power of 177 hp and a torque of 224 cow-metres. And it's a striking point that fuel efficiency is significantly improved by 20-30 percent. In the six-speed manual precursor, the SkyActiv-X engine delivered a combined fuel economy of 5.4 litres per 100km in the WLTP test.
Mazda has devoted itself to providing owners with high cost-effective cars in the long run. The official respond represents a pledge to reassure the worried customers and also strengthen the attractiveness of the upcoming cars.