Mazda CX-80 to debut in Europe, UK in 2023 – Australia’s plans unclear
Brand new three rows Mazda CX-80 will launch next year, according to Mazda UK.
Based on the company’s new Rear Bias Large Architecture, as the foundation for CX-60 confirmed for our market – as well as like unrevealed CX-70 and CX-90 crossovers – The previously confirmed CX-80 will be a three-row companion to the CX-60 in the same way it is now CX-8 basically a stretch CX-5.
In a media release detailing the UK market’s 3.3-litre inline e-Skyactiv D diesel engine, Mazda’s European and UK divisions confirmed the larger CX-80 will arrive. eyes in that area. throughout 2023.
“In 2023, the company will launch a new model, the Mazda CX-80, which is larger than the Mazda CX-60 and has three rows of seats,” Mazda said in its press release.
No further details have been released, but with DNA shared with the smaller CX-60, we can anticipate a range of electric powertrains for the seven-seat SUV, including petrol engines. and 48V diesel inline-six hybrids, as well as four-cylinder plug-in hybrids.
The CX-80 will likely also be the brand’s new flagship in its home market of Japan, as the CX-8 is currently the biggest offering there as the US focuses on CX-9 too large compared to the domestic market.
So far, only the CX-60 has been confirmed for the Australian market, due in the first half of 2023with a trio of electrified powertrains.
While the CX-70, CX-80 and CX-90 have not been officially confirmed for an Australian launch, it is understandable that the company is looking at all available options. Keep in mind that the CX-8 and CX-9 are currently being sold together in Australia.
CarExpert have reached out to Mazda Australia for further comments and are awaiting a response. Stay tuned for the latest information.
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