I was really hoping for the SkyActiv 2 engine when the next gen is released, but it looks like the Diesel will be the stop gap for 2-3 more years.I really hope so. I'm excited to see what the 6 will be like with some of the tech and improvements in the CX-9. Fingers crossed for SkyActiv 2 engines.
Not a stop gap, the SA2 will be released first in the 3....I was really hoping for the SkyActiv 2 engine when the next gen is released, but it looks like the Diesel will be the stop gap for 2-3 more years.
We will see the diesel at the end of 2017 in the CX-5I don't think the US is going to get any new diesels anytime soon, VW ruined the public's perception of diesel engines. It's likely not worth Mazda's time and effort to certify the engines to US standards.
Im thinking we will see the diesel in the 6 sometime in 2018...6 will probably get diesel in the next US gen. Looks like it will take a couple more years
So, why not get the wagon here? There are actually a lot of us that would prefer a wagon - not all of us care for the SUV craze, and the driving experience of the wagon is like a sedan with the utility of a mid-size suv.Please just bring the diesel wagon 6!
When it comes to cars, Americans can hold a terrible grudge. Say the word DIESEL and images such as Oldsmobile and Peugot will come to mind. That was over 30yrs ago. What's funny is that people seem to gravitate to diesel pickups with hardly any hesitation despite their demons (Ford NaviStar, 1st gen GM Duramax, etc) yet diesel cars get much more scrutiny.I love the idea but North America is a very hostile place right now for a small diesel. I hope they can get this done without any emissions "scandals" like the other big producers of diesels. VW is stopping selling then here too. Tough times to bring them here, I feel Mazda is about 15yrs too late.