Mazda CX-8: A feature-packed 7-seater SUV

Mazda CX-8: A feature-packed 7-seater SUV

The seven-seater Mazda CX-8 hit the Malaysian shores in 2019 for the first time and since then it is quite popular among driving enthusiasts for its stunning looks and long features list. Inside out, the SUV hosts hi-tech and premium features that are pretty enough to entice the customers. If you are among the prospective buyers looking to put down some real money on the seven-seater Mazda CX-8, you have come to the right place. Here, we have listed the Mazda CX-8 features in detail, have a look.

Mazda CX-8 rear

Mazda CX-8 exterior features

Mazda CX-8 boasting the brand’s Kodo design language is one of the best-looking models in its segment. Its exterior features include:

  • Wide chrome front grille with horizontal slats
  • Sleek auto-levelling LED headlights with built-in LED daytime running lights
  • Chiseled bumper
  • 19-inch alloys wrapped with 225/55 profile tyres
  • Dual chrome-tipped exhaust pipes
  • LED tail lights
  • Front and rear fog lights
  • Powered tailgate
  • Roof rails
  • Rear spoiler

Mazda CX-8 side

Mazda CX-8 interior features

The inviting and peaceful cabin of the Mazda SUV hosts a bucketload of creature comforts, depending on the variant. These are:

  • 4.6 inch Colour TFT LCD Multi Info Display
  • Active Driving Display projected onto the windscreen in full colour
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio control, cruise control, and Bluetooth hand-free
  • Three seating configurations catering to the needs of different customers - 6 Seater With 2nd Row Console, 6 Seater With Captain Seats, 7 Seater layout

Mazda CX-8 interior

  • Engine start/stop button
  • Mazda Connect infotainment system with a 7-inch touch screen display mated to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Three-zone automatic climate control that enables driver and passenger to set their temperature. The rear seat feature a separate automatic system
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with heating, cooling, and memory function
  • Power windows
  • Electronic parking brake with auto-hold
  • Leather seat upholstery 
  • Lots of storage points, including cup holders on either side of the last row, cubby holes, and bottle/cup holders in front and middle rows
  • Bose audio system with 6 speakers

Mazda CX-8 interior

  • Rearview mirror with auto-dimming
  • Keyless entry 
  • Selectable drive modes
  • Map lights, cabin lights, and cargo area lights
  • 209 litres of boot space 

Mazda CX-8 cargo

Mazda CX-8 safety features

Mazda CX-8 specs sheet has several active and passive safety features. The list includes 6 SRS airbags, ABS with EBD, traction control, dynamic stability control, emergency stop signal, hill launch assist, and ISOFIX child mounts. Also part of the kit is a full suite of the brand's i-Activsense advanced safety technologies, designed to help the driver recognize potential hazards, and avoid collisions. The pack comprises:

  • Adaptive Front Lighting system: As the car turns in a corner, the headlights pivot in the direction of the turn to improve visibility.
  • Adaptive LED headlights: This system is a combination of 3 technologies - Glare-free High Beam, Wide-range Low Beams, and Highway Mode, which together increases visibility at night
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert: This system detects the vehicles on the blind spots through sensors and alerts the driver during a lane change or reversing.
  • Driver Attention Alert: It activates at speeds above 65 kmph and starts learning the driver’s activities. It alerts the driver before fatigue becomes a factor.
  • Smart City Brake Support: This system automatically applies the brakes when it detects a danger of collision.
  • Lane Departure Warning System: It monitors road markings and gives a warning when the driver strays from the lane at the time driving over 65 kmph.
  • Lane Keep Assist System: Paired with LDWS, this system performs minor steering corrections to re-center the vehicle in its lane

Mazda Cx-8 side

Mazda CX-8 performance features

Mazda offers the CX-8 in four trims - 2.5G 2WD Mid, 2.5G 2WD Mid Plus, 2.5G 2WD High, and 2.2D 4WD High. The first three are powered by a naturally-aspirated 2.5-litre SkyActiv-G mill generating maximum power of 192 hp and a peak torque of 258 Nm. However, the last one gets its energy from a 2.2-litre turbocharged diesel unit generating 188 hp and 450 Nm. 

All the variants are paired with the same six-speed automatic gearbox with torque being vectored to all four corners through an AWD system. 

In the end, we conclude the Mazda CX-8 is a feature-packed SUV that proudly holds its position among the attractive 7-seater SUVs available in the Malaysian market. The Mazda CX-8 price starts at RM 172,000 and goes all the way to RM 205,000.

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Mazda CX-8
RM 172,000 - RM 205,000 Emi Starts : RM 1,787

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