Mazda CX-4 Crossover  front viewMazda has finally unleashed its strongly anticipated SUV: the Mazda CX-4 Crossover at the Beijing Motor Show today. With its sexy proportions and visual appearance, the latest addition to Japanese's company's new-generation lineup, has been gathering glances and praises at the event. Of course, the attractive vehicle incorporates the newest SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and KODO—Soul of Motion design.

The goal of the CX-4 is to exceed existing categories and stereotypes with its dynamic design, planted stance and sleek, coupe-like cabin. This also gives the model an outstanding presence. Other features to be are the exceptional functionality and user-friendliness of the technology gadgets, as well as the comfortability of the cabin.

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Beneficial is also the SUV-like ground clearance and the all-wheel drive powertrain under the hood. Speaking of which, it is Mazda's i-ACTIV AWD gasoline engine, which is responsible fro the fantastic fuel consumption measured as low as 6.3 liters per 100 km.

The all-wheel drive capability of the CX-4 is ready to tackle almost any road condition. By the way, its outstanding environmental and safety performance characteristics are due to the Sustainable Zoom-Zoom and a Jinba-ittai driving feel. The excellent handling on the other hand is due to thanks the low center of gravity.

Mazda CX-4 is actually brand's fourth new-generation model in China. It is obvious (judging by VW T-Prime Concept GTE and Renault KOLEOS) that the demand for SUVs in the country is extremely strong, and this is why Mazda is expecting to make a big furor with the CX-4 and expand the brand in this market.

Mazda CX-4 SUV will go on sale in China this June. Here are the specifications of the model:

Overall length mm 4,633
Overall width mm 1,840
Overall height mm 1,535 1,530 1,535
Wheelbase mm 2,700
Ground clearance mm 197 196 194
Drive system FWD i-ACTIV-AWD
Engine SKYACTIV-G 2.0 (2.0-liter gasoline) SKYACTIV-G 2.5 (2.5-liter gasoline)
Transmission SKYACTIV-MT (6-speed manual) SKYACTIV-DRIVE (6-speed automatic)
Fuel consumption (combined)*4 liters/ 100km 6.4 6.3 7.2
Suspension type (front/rear) MacPherson strut/multi-link
Steering Rack and pinion
Brake type (front/rear) Ventilated discs/solid discs
Tires 225/65R17 225/55R19
Equipment i-ACTIVSENSE advanced safety technologies, MZD Connect car connectivity system, auto-hold function, etc.

Source: Mazda