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Mazda Launches More than 1,000 Accessories in the UK

Mazda accessories

In an effort to allow customers to further personalise their cars, Mazda has launched a very wide range of accessories for owners in the UK.

Comprising more than 1,000 items, the accessories can be purchased individually or in cleverly bundled packs to make it even easier and cost effective to choose the items you want.

All models

All cars in the Mazda range have an extensive range of accessories from small things like floor mats all the way to more extensive styling or equipment items.

Mazda accessories

For example, families looking to enhance the practicality of the popular Mazda CX-30 and CX-5 SUVs can add roof bars, a tow bar and all weather rubber interior mats, to name just a few items.

To fit with an active lifestyle the Mazda CX-30’s Cycle Pack adds roof bars with cycle attachments and a mini combi bag, while the Travel Pack gives you roof bars and a long roof box  

Practicality

Then the roof box and bike carrier can be combined on the clever roof bar system. Practical items to fit inside include boot mats, door pocket liners, rear seat tablet mounts and even a small fridge.

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With the CX-30 there’s also the option to go for the Design Pack that adds black wing mirror covers and black roof rails, plus front, side and rear trim skirts with a satin chrome insert.

These can be chosen individually and mixed and matched with interior additions like alloy pedals, LED footwell illumination and illuminated scuff plates. Owners can even add Mazda logo projecting puddle lights.

MX-30 too

With accessories available on all Mazda models, even the new all-electric Mazda MX-30 can feature extra personalisation.

Inside the MX-30’s stylish and unique cabin can be added to with alloy pedals and illumination of the scuff plates, door pockets, foot well and floating console, while a roof rack adds extra practicality to Mazda’s first battery electric car.

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As for the MX-5, there is the Performance Pack which adds an Eibach suspension lowering kit and a Bastuck stainless steel exhaust system.

There’s also the opportunity to personalise the look of the MX-5 as the Design Pack adds gloss black rear spoiler, plus front, side and rear air dam skirts, while the Roadster Pack gives owners a silver windscreen surround, silver mirror covers, silver roll bar covers, a clear windbreak and silver cup holder garnishes.

MX-5 Premium Plus Pack

There’s also a range of alloy wheels to change the look of the MX-5, including on 2.0-litre models – standout black BBS wheels.

If it’s the inside you want to enhance, the Premium Plus Pack gives you alloy pedals, LED footwell illumination and luxury mats, plus Alcantara trim on the dashboard, door panels, gear lever sleeve and handbrake. Alternatively all the items included in the packs can be specified individually.

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Mazda’s accessory range also looks out for man’s best friend with a Pet Pack available on the Mazda CX-5. It includes a dog guard and rear boot mat with a rear bumper protection sheet to keep muddy paws under control when getting in and out.

In addition to car specific accessories, the Mazda range includes a huge list of general items including child seats, colour coded key covers and boot covers.

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Mazda6, MX-5 Get Wireless Apple CarPlay for 2021

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Mazda Malaysia today announced that the Mazda6 as well as the MX-5 have been updated for the year 2021 with a few subtle yet key upgrades.

Wireless Apple CarPlay

For the Mazda6, the Apple CarPlay system in the sedan has now been updated to Wireless Apple CarPlay for all variants. Meanwhile, the Mazda6 2.0L SKYACTIV-G Sedan variant now comes equipped with Advanced Keyless Entry and Walkaway door lock features as well as Paddle shifters.  

The Mazda6 2.5L Sedan variant adds unique styling to encourage fans to go against the grain. The 2.5L variant now features 19” Black Metallic Alloy Rims and Gloss Black Outer Door Mirrors for a sportier and more distinctive look. 

Burgundy Red interior

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The interior now has Burgundy Red coloured leather seats. In addition, the dash and door trims have Burgundy Red coloured stitching to help bring the colour scheme together.  

The Mazda6 is currently CBU from Japan and is available in two engine choices; SKYACTIV-G 2.0L & 2.5L.  Both variants are paired with the SKYACTIV-DRIVE 6-Speed Automatic transmission with Manual Shift mode, G-Vectoring Control Plus and front-wheel drive. 

The colour line-up includes Soul Red Crystal, Machine Gray, Snowflake White Pearl, Sonic Silver, Deep Crystal Blue, Jet Black and one newly added colours which is the Polymetal Gray; making a total of 7 colours available.  

Price

2021 mazda6

Selling price for the car starts at RM170,917 for the 2.0 sedan variant inclusive of the 50% Sales Tax Reduction (SST) on CBU models and is valid from now to 30th June 2021.  The Mazda6 2.5L Sedan on the other hand asks for RM207,642. 

The model comes with a 5-Years Manufacturer Warranty + 5-Years Free Maintenance according to manufacturer’s standards inclusive of labour, parts and lubricants. Both Manufacturer Warranty and Free Maintenance have a coverage period of five years and a mileage limit of 100,000km, whichever comes first.

2021 Mazda MX-5

As for the MX-5, Apple CarPlay has now been updated to Wireless Apple CarPlay for both 2.0L AT and MT variants. All other specifications remain unchanged. 

2021 Mazda MX-5

The Mazda MX-5 RF is CBU from Japan and comes standard with a SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter engine, producing 181 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 205 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. Transmission options include a SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.

No mechanical updates

The MX-5’s engine paired with its lightweight physique and agile driving dynamics, provides an outstanding power-to-weight ratio that summons pure joy on any road. Mazda maintains its commitment to captivating driving dynamics while providing the next generation of premium amenities with a striking design.  

The colour line-up includes Soul Red Crystal, Snowflake White Pearl, Machine Gray, Polymetal Gray, Jet Black and the newly added Deep Crystal Blue; making a total of 6 colours available.  

Selling price for the new 2021 Mazda MX-5 RF is RM258,591 for the manual and RM260,527 for the automatic. 

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Mazda Reveals Upgraded e-Skyactiv X Engines

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Mazda today announced that the 2021 Mazda3 and CX-30 models will be getting an upgraded version of its e-Skyactiv X SPCCI (Spark Controlled Compression Ignition) petrol engine in Europe.

The performance of the upgraded e-Skyactiv X unite engine has been improved to generate an extra 6 PS of power and 16 Nm of torque. Torque and output have improved in almost all engine speed ranges, and torque most noticeably under acceleration from low revs. The Mazda3 and CX-30 e-Skyactiv X now delivers 186 PS at 6,000 rpm and maximum torque of 240 Nm at 4,000 rpm.

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A world’s first

Mazda’s new 2.0 litre e-Skyactiv X engine is in fact the world’s first production petrol unit to exploit the benefits of diesel-like compression ignition. Following the introduction of Skyactiv engine technologies in 2012, e-Skyactiv X represents Mazda’s second step towards the development of the ideal internal combustion engine.

The e-Skyactiv X engine also features Mazda’s revolutionary Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI). This new engineering concept allows the engine to switch seamlessly between conventional spark ignition and compression ignition combustion by using a spark to trigger both types of combustion in different ways.

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SPCCI mode

In SPCCI mode, a split injection process creates separate zones of fuel-air mixture inside the combustion chamber. First, a very lean fuel to air mixture is injected into the combustion chamber during the intake stroke, then a zone of atomised fuel is precisely injected directly around the spark plug during the compression stroke.

The small injection of atomised fuel directly around the spark plug builds a richer core. When the spark fires, it ignites this core of fuel and air. This increases pressure in the combustion chamber to the point where the lean mixture rapidly combusts.

Allowing the engine to run for a high percentage of time in a very efficient mode, SPCCI works in almost all ranges of engine operation except during cold starts, initial warm-up phases and at very high load. Under these circumstances, the engine seamlessly switches to normal operation, igniting a conventional stoichiometric air and fuel mixture of 14.7:1.

Improvements in both power and efficiency have been achieved through adjusting e-Skyactiv X’s compression ratio from 16.3:1 to 15.0:1.

mazda e-skyactiv x

Modifications include the optimisation of combustion control, modified pistons, and the updating of the Mazda M Hybrid system software. Fitted as standard, the e-Skyactiv X’s Mazda M Hybrid system further enhances both efficiency and driving comfort.

This not only results in a broader operating band of combustion efficiency, but also effects even higher ignition stability – further minimising the already very low risk of unexpected self-ignition or pre-ignition due to the variability of fuel quality in different markets.

Transmission

Mazda says that the e-Skyactiv X engine on the Mazda3 and the CX-30 will be available with either Skyactiv-MT 6-speed manual transmission (6MT) or Skyactiv-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission (6AT). The powertrain line-up features front-wheel-drive (FWD) as standard, with Mazda’s unique i-Activ all-wheel-drive (AWD) optionally available for Mazda3 hatchback variants and the CX-30.

At the moment, the new engines are only destined for Europe and a few selected markets. Whether they will come to Malaysia remains a question, so watch this space for more updates on the new engines.

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Mazda Launches Website for Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles

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Bermaz Motor has officially launched a dedicated website for certified pre-owned Mazdas called Mazda Anshin.

According to Bermaz Motor, the main aim of the website is to offer a one-stop solution platform for customers to sell or buy their Mazda vehicles in a simple, secured and convenient way. 

The Mazda Anshin website caters to Mazda’s pre-owned vehicles (company demo vehicles) and Mazda customers’ used vehicles that have undergone strict inspection and are certified by Mazda.

Every Mazda pre-owned and used vehicle must undergo a comprehensive 111-point inspection at our selected authorized Mazda Service Centres, currently at Glenmarie and Petaling Jaya.

This ensures that the pre-owned and used vehicle is in good condition and certified by Mazda before putting up for sale on the Mazda Anshin Website. This inspection, performed by Mazda certified technicians, takes approximately an hour with a minimal fee of RM200, and you will receive the best Mazda Anshin Certified Valuation and recommend selling price.

Mazda Anshin

To uphold our Mazda Anshin assurances, all pre-owned or used vehicles must comply with our quality standards:

  • Has no major accident damages
  • Has no frame damages
  • Has not been through a flood

Customers looking for value-buy Mazda vehicles can browse through the Mazda Anshin website for the best-in-value, quality and more importantly, selecting vehicles that have passed through the stringent 111-points inspection and accredited with Mazda Anshin Certification.

All Mazda’s pre-owned vehicles come with the remaining manufacturer’s warranty and free service from the vehicle’s first registered date.

The Mazda customer’s used vehicles will be thoroughly inspected prior to putting up for sale.  New customers will be more confident and assured of the best-in-value purchase and have a peaceful ownership! Customers can physically view and test drive the pre-owned vehicles at our selected Mazda Anshin centres at:

Mazda Pre-owned Centre (Glenmarie)
No. 38 & 40, Jalan U1/F ,Accentra Glenmarie
40150 Shah Alam, Selangor
Tel: 603-55698080

Mazda Pre-owned Centre (Kajang)
Lot 1872, Block C&D, Jalan Semenyih
43300 Kajang, Selangor
Tel: 603-87375563

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Mazda CX-30 is 2020 Thailand Car of the Year

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Mazda Motor Corporation’s crossover SUV, Mazda CX-30, has been named Thailand Car of the Year 2020 by the Thai Automotive Journalists Association.

This is the third time in history and the second year running that a Mazda vehicle takes the award after the Mazda3 and CX-3 won the award in 2019 and 2016 respectively.

The CX-30 was chosen as the top pick among seven finalists by a judging panel comprised of over 60 automotive journalists.

Since February 2020, the Thai specification model of the CX-30 has been locally produced at AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

As for the Malaysian market, Bermaz Motor Sdn Bhd, the authorised distributor of Mazda vehicles in Malaysia recently announced that the CX-30 has gone through a minor update for 2020.

The big news is that the entry level Mazda CX-30 Skactiv-G 2.0L 2WD variant (Model Code: DGE4RBL) is now equipped with Power Tailgate as standard.

The liftgate opening is 1,020mm wide, while the height of the flip is a relatively low 731mm, making it easier to load and unload heavy or bulky cargo.

With the update, the price of the aforementioned variant has increased by RM3,110 to RM144,759 on-the-road without insurance, minus SST. The other variants – the CX-30 2.0 2WD High, CX-30 2.0 AWD High, and CX-30 1.8D 2WD High are priced at RM159,109, RM170,459, and RM167,673 respectively (minus SST).

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Mazda CX-30 Named Thailand Car of the Year 2020

HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation’s crossover SUV, Mazda CX-30, has been named Thailand Car of the Year 2020 by the Thai Automotive Journalists Association. This is the third time in history and the second year running that a Mazda vehicle takes the award after the Mazda3 and CX-3 won the award in 2019 and 2016 respectively.

The CX-30 was chosen as the top pick among seven finalists by a judging panel comprised of over 60 automotive journalists.

The CX-30 is a compact crossover that combines the bold proportions of an SUV with elegant styling that embodies Mazda’s Kodo design language. The vehicle is brought to life through reflections of the surroundings on its body that beautifully change according to the vehicle’s movement, location and the season.

Furthermore, the CX-30 enriches time spent with loved ones with its cabin that comfortably sits four adults and offers a high level of quietness, as well as the vehicle’s high-quality interior that has been refined down to the smallest details.

Since February 2020, the Thai specification model of the CX-30 has been locally produced at AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Mazda continues its commitment to become a brand that creates special bonds with customers and enriches their lives by offering a car ownership experience that focuses on the pure essence of cars—the joy of driving.

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Mazda’s “Kodo: Soul of Motion” Design Turns 10

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Exactly 10 years ago, Mazda stole the limelight at the 2010 Los Angeles International Motor Show with the unveiling of the stunning Shinari concept car, as it was like no other Mazda we’ve seen before.

Mazda Kodo Shinari

It was also the day Mazda’s “Kodo – Soul of Motion” design philosophy began its journey. As much as it feels like it was only yesterday, it has already been 10 years since we set eyes on the Kodo design.   

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Kodo was first unveiled in 2010 with Shinari, Mazda’s stunning four-door sports coupe concept which gave the world vision of an animal ready to pounce, foreshadowing an exciting future for Mazda design.

Mazda Kodo

The following year, Mazda teased the world with another example of Kodo Design with Minagi, a compact crossover SUV concept which later evolved into the award-winning Mazda CX-5

The first Kodo Designs were strongly inspired by the image of a cheetah about to pounce. Mazda designers closely observed how these powerful mammals used their entire body as a spring to convert pent-up energy into highly controlled motion.

Launched in 2012, the Mazda CX-5 was the first production vehicle to embody the Kodo Design, combining go-anywhere muscularity, hold-all functionality and appealing dynamism in equal measure. 

Following closely in the footsteps of the Shinari and Minagi concepts, the Takeri and Hazumi concepts carried the same expression of motion that focused on the strength, beauty and tension found in the instantaneous movement seen in animals.

Mazda Kodo CX-30

The Mazda Takeri offered a new level of strength and allure to the future of Mazda’s saloon styling, while the Hazumi concept (meaning to ‘bound’ or ‘spring up’ in Japanese) used Kodo Design to characterise the personality of a small but vigorous animal bursting with energy for Mazda’s next generation B-segment car. 

A turning point for Kodo Design was reached with the two awe-inspiring concept cars, RX-Vision and Vision Coupe, evoking a powerful and emotional design with as few elements as possible.

Launched in 2019, the latest generation Mazda3, which was inspired by the Kai Concept and was the first vehicle to showcase the latest evolution in the company’s ground-breaking Kodo Design – a more mature rendition targeting greater styling prestige through the elegance and rigor of a minimalist, less-is-more aesthetic inspired by the purest traditions of Japanese art and the beauty of space between objects. 

The most recent addition to Mazda’s current global line-up, the Mazda MX-30, breaks new ground for Kodo Design. Though retaining the beautiful, hand-crafted forms of Mazda’s design philosophy, the styling of the Mazda MX-30 represents an exploration of a more modern aesthetic which focuses on the futuristic values and lifestyles that are beginning to emerge.

Mazda Kodo Mazda3

While other Kodo models focussed on surface reflections, Mazda’s first fully-electric vehicle expresses Kodo Design in a more utilitarian way.

Since its inception ten years ago, Mazda’s Kodo Design philosophy has been the driving force behind multiple award-winning styling across the world. Both the RX-Vision and the Vision Coupe have being named the “Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year” and the revamped Mazda MX-5 won the “World Car Design Award” in 2015.

More recently, the Mazda CX-30 and the new MX-30 have won a Red Dot Award 2020 in the “Product Design” category, while the Mazda3 was named World Car Design of the year in the distinguished 2020 World Car Awards. 

Over the last ten years, Kodo Design has not just been confined to automotive design. In order to fulfil the promise of creating designs with a soul, the design team set up a process that combines creativity, craftsmanship and cooperation to explore the boundaries of Kodo Design.

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Mazda CX-30 Conquers Kazakhstan

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As much as urban SUVs claim to be sporty, active, rugged and what not, not all of them are actually as capable as they claim to be.

More often than not, these crossovers are just jacked up versions of another sedan or hatchback in the brand’s portfolio that were built to function in urban surroundings and maybe an itsy bitsy bit of gravel and uneven surfaces.

Mazda CX-30 Kazakhstan

However, there are also some models that are more capable than we think, such as the Mazda CX-30, thanks to the i-Activ all-wheel drive system.

Mazda CX-30 Kazakhstan

The CX-30 and its all-wheel drive system was just put to the test as the SUV was driven from Eastern Kazakhstan to the border of China through more than 800 km of some truly challenging surroundings.

Mazda CX-30 kazakhstan

Carried out earlier this year before Covid-19 travel restrictions, this latest Mazda expedition follows the unique 2018 Siberian media drive, when Mazda became the first manufacturer to cross Lake Baikal in Siberia with standard production cars, creating a new route across its frozen surface in CX-5s again highlighting the ability of Mazda’s i-Activ all-wheel drive system.

Check out the video to see how the CX-30 conquered the expedition:

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In its centenary year, Mazda’s latest challenging drive event has seen the Mazda CX-30 and its all-wheel drive system put to the test with a 520-mile drive across Eastern Kazakhstan to the border of China, taking in sections of the legendary Silk Road trading route to experience the barren beauty of remote central Asia.

Carried out earlier this year before Covid-19 travel restrictions, this latest Mazda expedition follows the unique 2018 Siberian media drive, when Mazda became the first manufacturer to cross Lake Baikal in Siberia with standard production cars, creating a new route across its frozen surface in CX-5s again highlighting the ability of Mazda’s i-Activ all-wheel drive system.

Mazda’s love of using a drive to challenge man and machine is as strong today as it was in 1936 when a group of pioneers set out to demonstrate the durability of Mazda’s first vehicle – a three-wheeled open truck called the Mazda Go. An early example of Mazda’s willingness to take on an ambitious drive, five Mazda-Go models (type KC and DC) set out from the southernmost tip of Japan’s main island chain, and showcased the Mazda Go over 1,680miles of dusty, muddy and backbone-rattling trails, arriving in Tokyo 25 days later. The publicity significantly boosted sales and raised the company’s profile, something Mazda would aim to repeat with later heroic drives.

In 1977 to promote the first-generation Mazda 323, a pair of 323 hatchbacks made the 9,320-mile journey from Hiroshima to their European premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Incredibly at the height of the Cold War, the two 323s drove through the Soviet Union, tackling poor roads and tough conditions to highlight the all-new hatchback’s reliability even before it went on sale. The famous 1977 expedition was echoed in 1990 when six Mazda vehicles (626s, 323s and E2200 vans) drove from Hiroshima to Mazda’s German headquarters in Leverkusen, this time through the dissolving Soviet Union. While in 2013, several third-generation Mazda3s repeated the factory to Frankfurt Motor Show excursion, driving through Russia, Belarus and Poland. 

Inspired by these challenging drives and public vehicle tests, today’s Mazda Epic Drive media events, allow journalists to experience challenging roads, amazing scenery and unique adventure from behind the wheel of a Mazda. Whether it’s lapping Iceland in an MX-5, savouring the twisting tarmac and volcanic beauty of the mid-Atlantic Azores in a Mazda2 or exploring the wonders of extreme road engineering through the tunnels, bridges and mountain passes in Norway – the modern Mazda epic drive delivers incredible journeys to media, at the same time as highlighting the driver-focused engineering that Mazda is known for.

Like the 2018 crossing of Lake Baikal with CX-5s, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 Epic Drive in Kazakhstan allowed for the perfect demonstration of Mazda’s i-Activ all-wheel drive system. Featuring Mazda’s new-generation Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture, the CX-30’s evolved generation of i-Activ AWD works in harmony with G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus) to control torque distribution between the front and rear wheels, to deliver an even more engaging driving experience.

Thanks to newly developed control system and new technologies to reduce friction, Mazda’s i-Activ AWD system delivers a refined and stable ride in any driving situation while also achieving real-world fuel economy almost on a par with a front-wheel drive vehicle. Mazda’s evolved four-wheel drive system adds ‘four-wheel vertical load’ detection and works in harmony with GVC (G-Vectoring Control) to control torque distribution between the front and rear wheels, enhancing traction and grip regardless of the driving scenario. It also significantly reduces overall mechanical loss and contributes to improved fuel economy.

Newly adopted friction-reducing technologies include a rubber damper inside the power take-off unit that greatly reduces fluctuations in input torque sent to the rear-wheel-drive unit, and a new setting that applies a slight difference in the deceleration ratio between the power take-off and rear differential. By quickly adjusting torque distribution only when necessary, the system features positive response and enhanced real-world fuel economy. The rear differential reduces mechanical loss by adopting ball bearings and the use of low-viscosity oil, along with a design that stores oil in the upper part and supplies just the necessary amount where and when required. Acting in combination, these measures increase the precision of the AWD control unit while significantly reducing overall mechanical losses.

At the beginning of a turn, the AWD system will maintain the existing front/rear torque distribution to prioritise better turning response through the GVC unit’s engine torque control. After the initial turn-in, the AWD system gradually increases the amount of torque sent to the rear wheels to realise neutral steering and more stable vehicle motion. Harmonisation with GVC also substantially improves rear torque response and linearity with respect to the driver’s accelerator inputs. When accelerating, more torque is distributed to the rear wheels, and more to the front wheels when decelerating, maximising the traction performance of all four tyres. It also improves controllability, so the vehicle responds faithfully to the driver’s intentions when engaging in active steering.

An all-wheel drive system designed to deliver real-world flexibility, the 520-mile Kazakhstan Epic Drive route offered a real mix of driving conditions to put it and the CX-30 to the test – from city streets to modern dual carriageways, to rutted tarmac and off-road gravel tracks this drive had it all.  

Starting in Almaty – Kazakhstan’s biggest city located on a plateau in the shadow of the mountainous Trans lli Alatau range in Southern Kazakhstan close to the border with Kyrgyzstan – the CX-30s left the modern heart of the city taking on ruthless traffic jams on the way out of the sprawling city and onto the modern A3 highway heading towards the Aityn Emel National Park. Here the CX-30s headed away from tarmac roads onto gravel roads for a dusty and challenging drive to the famous Singing Dune. While not an outright off-road SUV, the CX-30’s AWD system ensured excellent traction on the low grip Kazak National Park roads.

From the stunning 150m Singing Dune – named due to the way the winds and moving sands create an eerie almost chorus like sound-  the route headed back out of the sub-desert plains with their roaming camels to the town of Zharkent, which is just a stone’s throw from the Chinese border at the South Eastern edge of this vast country. On day two the Kazakhstan Epic Drive route took the cars south towards the Charyn Canyon and more challenging gravel roads through a series of incredible canyons that look strangely familiar to the wilds of Nevada yet sit in the heart of remote central Asia. After this the route headed west back towards Almaty skirting the vast Kapshagay Reservoir.

The Mazda CX-30s completed the Kazakhstan Epic Drive with ease, proving the adaptability of Mazda’s latest SUV and the abilities of the i-Activ AWD system. To experience the Mazda MX-30 Kazakhstan Epic Drive virtually, the full experience can be seen in this incredible film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRMcETWSSqo&feature=youtu.be

Exclusively matched with the 180ps Skyactiv-X engine and offered with a choice of automatic or manual transmissions, all-wheel drive CX-30s are available in Sport Lux, GT Sport and GT Sport Tech trim, while Mazda’s i-Activ AWD system is also available on GT Sport Tech Skyactiv-X Mazda3 hatchback, again with a choice of transmission. Step up to the Mazda CX-5 and all-wheel drive is offered matched to the 184ps Skyactiv-D engine in both Sport and GT Sport models.

Across, the Mazda CX-30 and Mazda CX-5 SUV range, and with the flagship GT Sport Tech Mazda3 hatchback, Mazda’s i-Activ all-wheel drive offers the security and reassurance of four-wheel drive grip combined with fuel-efficiency and improved driver engagement wherever you drive.

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Recall Alert: Mazda2, Mazda3, Mazda6, CX-3, CX-5, CX-9 – Fuel Pump Issues

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Mazda Corporation has announced a product recall to replace its fuel delivery module (fuel pump) as a precautionary measure.

A total of 19,685 units of Mazda vehicles in Malaysia that were manufactured between year 2017 and 2019 are affected in the product recall. The models affected are:

  • Mazda2 – 2,028 units
  • Mazda3 – 1,441 units
  • Mazda6 – 13 units
  • Mazda CX-3 – 381 units
  • Mazda CX-5 – 15,780 units
  • Mazda CX-9 – 42 units

Bermaz Motor also mentioned that all year 2020 production models are not affected in this product recall.

This product recall is necessary as a preventive measure to address the possibility of loss of engine power or vehicle stalling caused by the fuel pump module.

Affected customers will be informed via notification letters and mobile SMS, which will include details of the product recall. Upon receipt of notification to replace the fuel pump, Bermaz Motor urges all affected customers to contact any Bermaz authorized service centres to make an appointment.

The replacement of the affected fuel pump is free of charge and all costs related to this replacement activity will be borne by Bermaz Motor.

The duration of repair service is estimated to take approximately 1.5 hours or slightly longer depending on the model and the service centre workload at the time of appointment. The replacement stocks will be available in stages.

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Mazda CX-30 2.0L 2WD Now Gets Powered Tailgate as Standard

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Bermaz Motor Sdn Bhd, the authorised distributor of Mazda vehicles in Malaysia recently announced that the CX-30 has gone through a minor update for 2020.

The big news is that the entry level Mazda CX-30 Skactiv-G 2.0L 2WD variant (Model Code: DGE4RBL) is now equipped with Power Tailgate as standard.

The liftgate opening is 1,020mm wide, while the height of the flip is a relatively low 731mm, making it easier to load and unload heavy or bulky cargo.

With the update, the price of the aforementioned variant has increased by RM3,110 to RM144,759 on-the-road without insurance, minus SST. The other variants on the other hand, remain as they are.

To know more about the CX-30, read the launch article here.

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Mazda Launches CX-3 Limited Edition – RM141k

In conjunction with Mazda’s 100th anniversary, Bermaz Motor Sdn Bhd, the authorised distributor of Mazda vehicles in Malaysia has introduced the CX-3 Limited Edition to commemorate the occasion.

Developed by Bermaz’s MazdaSports Division, the limited edition CX-3 features various enhancements such as a unique bodykit which comprises two-tone body paint with a Piano Black roof, a front lip spoiler, a rear spoiler, Gunmetal design 18-inch alloy wheels, brushed aluminium exhaust tips, and Mazda 100th Anniversary Badges.

Inside, the theme extends to the seats, steering wheel, armrest, and the gear knob that feature a unique dark gray suede finish to match the dashboard and door trims.

Complementing the package is the Black limited edition carpet mats, and a JBL Basspro Hub 11-inch subwoofer.  

Other functional enhancements include a front strut tower brace that covers the engine as well as lower front, mid and rear chassis bars for a sportier driving experience.

Power still comes courtesy of the same naturally aspirated 2.0-litre 4-cylinder SkyActiv-G petrol engine that produces 156 PS and 206 Nm of torque, which is paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Limited to just 25 units, the Limited Edition package costs RM 14,500 on top of the stock CX-3 which now asks for RM126,829 (minus SST).

According to Bermaz, the Limited Edition package also comes with a 1-Year Mazda Genuine Accessory Warranty based on the period of fitment at the time of new vehicle purchase.

The limited edition CX-3 is now open for reservation and orders can be placed at any of the Mazda outlets.

As this a unique production build model, expected delivery is by the end July 2020 and will come exclusively in the Snowflake White Pearl colour.

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