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Your Diesel Mazda CX-5 has Finally Arrived

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Your Diesel Mazda CX-5 has Finally Arrived

Your wait for the 2.2-liter Skyactiv-D diesel engine in the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is almost over. The long-awaited engine is coming to the United States as an option for the crossover’s Signature trim. It provides a decent 168 horsepower and a much more impressive 290 lb.-ft of torque.

This isn’t exactly a new engine, so most of the kinks should be worked out by now. Mazda claims that not only is the Skyactiv-D efficient, it has sporty characteristics, so it fits with the brand’s image. Considering it comes paired with i-Activ all-wheel drive, that certainly doesn’t hurt.

Of course, not everyone is excited for a new diesel-powered Mazda. Memories of the Dieselgate scandal still linger, so it will be telling to see how Mazda fares with this move in North America. Chevrolet and others haven’t done well with diesel-powered small cars, but that doesn’t necessarily mean shoppers won’t take to the option for the Mazda CX-5.

The 2.2-liter Skyactiv-D diesel engine will arrive in Mazda CX-5s at dealers this summer. You can pre-order one on Mazda’s website, if you prefer.

Mazda says it’s also working on a diesel version of the Mazda6 sedan, which also would feature all-wheel drive. There’s no word on a timetable for that release.

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