Premiere of new Mazda CX-90 North American market SUV

Mazda North American Operations, which oversees operations of Mazda Motor Corporation in North America, has unveiled the Mazda CX-90, the company’s new flagship SUV for the North American market.

The CX-90 sits on Mazda’s new Large Product Group platform – Mazda will introduce four models from its Large Product Group: the CX-60 and three-row CX-80 for Europe, Japan and other regions, while the larger Mazda CX-70 and three-row CX-90 will be launched in North America and other regions such as Australia.

Refecting a global market where demand for SUVs is strong, the CX-90’s reveal in North America follows the lauch of the CX-60 PHEV in Europe last year.

The second model in Mazda’s Large Product Group it offers a significant evolution in environmental and safety performance plus greater joy of driving. The CX-90’s launch enhances Mazda’s SUV lineup, enabling the company to meet customer needs and the particularities of each market. The CX-90 also gives a further boost to Mazda’s business and brand.

The CX-90 is a SUV developed with the features that customers in the important North American market demand. This wide-body three-row SUV offers greater comfort, functionality, and safety performance, making driving more enjoyable and travel with several friends and family more pleasant. This new flagship model makes its debut in the United States this spring.

The CX-90 design expresses a feeling of vitality rooted in Mazda’s KODO or “Soul of Motion” design theme. The aesthetic of subtraction or “less is more” produces a simple shape and realizes dynamic and majestic proportions. The interior is an expression of Japanese aesthetic throughout, incorporating the dynamism of light and natural materials in an orderly elegant space.

For the powertrain, Mazda will offer a new turbocharged 3.3-litre inline six-cylinder petrol engine augmented by a 48-volt mild hybrid system as well as a plug-in hybrid system e-Skyactiv PHEV comprising a 2.5-litre in-line four-cylinder petrol engine. In combination with the new rear-biased AWD architecture, the CX-90 offers superior environmental performance combined with driver focused dynamics.

Mazda also focused meticulous attention on creating a comfortable environment for all on board. The interior space has been enlarged around all seats. The third row is designed to seat three* and equipped with its own air conditioning vents. In addition, the CX-90’s enhanced configuration reinforces towing performance, which together other amenities boosts its functionality, enabling the driver and passengers to enjoy a variety of settings and experiences during the drive.

Furthermore, inclusion of See-Through View2, capable of intuitively discerning information necessary for vehicle operation, as well as a large active driving display* support safe vehicle operation and enhance the driver’s peace of mind.

In the UK, the Mazda CX-60 PHEV will be joined by the new Mazda CX-60 e-Skyactiv D 3.3-litre in-line six-cylinder diesel model in March. The 3.0-litre in-line six-cylinder e-Skyactiv X petrol will also join the line-up at a later date.

*Configuration varies according to vehicle grade.