2017 Wards 10 Best Engines Award

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-9, SKYACTIV-Technology on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at 4:15 pm
2016 mazda cx-9 turbocharged SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine

Mazda’s Turbocharged SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Engine

Mazda announced that its turbocharged SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine, which made its debut in the 2016 Mazda CX-9, has received a 2017 Wards 10 Best Engines award. Mazda’s SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine offers many Mazda and industry first including its innovative Dynamic Pressure Turbo. This system uses a butterfly valve in the engine’s exhaust to create more pressure through a smaller chamber which results in the turbocharged being able to spool up almost instantaneously, providing up to 310 pound-feet of torque for ample flexibility and performance in any situation.  

2016 Mazda CX-9 SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Engine  mazda cx-9 turbocharged SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine

The SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine is the first time Mazda has turbocharged a gasoline SKYACTIV engine. For use in the 2016 CX-9 Mazda engineers focused on real-world performance by studying how SUV drivers would drive in the city and created strong off-the-line acceleration in city traffic. By replacing the heavy V6 engine with the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T in the 2016 CX-9, Mazda was able to eliminate more than 250 pounds and improve EPA-estimated fuel efficiency by 25 percent when compared to the previous model.

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Mazda’s 2017 Wards 10 Best Engines award reinforces their innovation and their focus on creating value for their customers. Customers can learn more about Mazda’s innovative technology, like their all-new SKYACTIV®-Vehicle Dynamics technology through our blog. Find more information on the 2016 Mazda CX-9 as well or see our available inventory of the midsize crossover on our website.

Please contact us if you have any questions on Mazda’s SKYACTIV® technologies or about the 2016 Mazda CX-9. If you would like to schedule a test drive to see how the award-winning SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T performs in the real world you can do so online or by calling us today.

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