Archive for the ‘SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY’ Category

Mazda teases potential for new crossover SUV with a potentially new engine

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
A teaser photo of what could be a new Mazda crossover SUV.

Is Mazda going to redesign the Mazda CX-3?

The next four to six weeks could be among the most interesting time periods in the automaker’s recent history. When the Chicago Auto Show opens later this week, Mazda will be showing off the 30th Anniversary Edition of one of its most popular models, the Mazda MX-5 Miata. However, in March, the big time European motor shows begin and there are signs the manufacturer is poised to make another splash with one of its crossover SUVs. So, is Mazda going to redesign the Mazda CX-3? File this under the category of ‘Strong Maybe.’ They have released a teaser image showing what could be the rear lights of a redesigned Mazda CX-3. Let’s take a look at what we know so far, and what we might be seeing in the near future. (more…)

Mazda teases possible diesel engine for future models

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
A stock photo of a Mazda engine.

Is Mazda making a diesel engine?

When most people think of diesel engines, they see mental images of big rigs lumbering down the road with black smoke billowing out of the stacks. Mazda isn’t a stranger to defying the status quo when it comes to developing advanced engine technology. In fact, there are rumors floating around the internet that Mazda may be flirting with the idea of bringing its rotary engine back into production, but we digress. So, is Mazda making a diesel engine? Yes, they are. However, there are still some unanswered questions about as to when it will appear and on which models will feature a diesel engine. Let’s take a look at what we know to this point. (more…)

Mazda employs turbochargers to lineup to increase performance and efficiency

Monday, September 17th, 2018
A front left quarter photo of the 2018 Mazda6 sedan.

How is Mazda turbocharging technology different?

A turbocharger has long been associated with high-performance cars. By increasing the amount of air and fuel that can be burned by an engine allows for a noticeable increase in horsepower and torque. A lot of automakers, including Mazda, have been adapting this technology to smaller and more efficient engines. This has allowed modern vehicles to not only produce more power but also do so without compromising fuel efficiency. If you’re curious about how Mazda turbocharging technology is different than other automakers, the video embedded below makes things very easy to understand. There are several new Mazda models that use this feature. You can schedule a test drive today with a Gorman McCracken Mazda product expert by calling, 903-686-9319. (more…)

Mazda Introduces New Efficiency Technology to SKYACTIV-G Engines

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Cylinder-Deactivation in White Lettering on Background Image of Engine Parts

Cylinder-Deactivation Technology Functionality and Information

With the release of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the reveal of the 2018 Mazda6, Mazda has introduced new technologies into its engine equipment called cylinder-deactivation technology. This new equipment helps to make Mazda vehicles more efficient and increases fuel economy. But, how does this system work? Read on to find out about cylinder-deactivation technology functionality and information.


What Changes did the 2018 Mazda3 Introduce for its new Model Year?

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
2018 Mazda3 Rear End View in Red

2018 Mazda3 vs 2017 Mazda3 Comparison

The Mazda3 is an iconic midsize sedan. Always innovative and always fun to drive, the Mazda3 has a following in the automotive market, and it’s easy to see why. With the introduction of a new model year, we’re taking a closer look at what changes took place for 2018. Take a look at our 2018 Mazda3 vs 2017 Mazda3 comparison to see what updates and upgrades were introduced for 2018.


What Trim Levels Does the 2018 Mazda CX-5 Offer?

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Rear End Close up of 2018 Mazda CX-5 in Red

2018 Mazda CX-5 Model Grade Features and Specs

The new 2018 Mazda CX-5 has a whole host of updates for the new model year. Featuring new technologies, an improved powertrain, and a new trim level lineup, the CX-5 has plenty of beneficial features to offer drivers. Today, we’re going to take a look at the 2018 Mazda CX-5 model grade features and specs so you can see which version of this midsize crossover is right for you.