In September 2017, the Japanese presented a new crossover Mazda CX-8 2018, which is planned to be sold only in the domestic market. The basic information about the model became known in advance, and now it is possible to collect everything together. Judging by the photo of the new Mazda СХ-8 model 2018-2019, the exterior of this SUV is hardly distinguishable from the older brother СХ-9. The key differences between them in the design of the front bumper and glazing – the rear side windows of the cars have different shapes. Каталог Mazda In the interior of the Mazda CX-8 in the new body is placed three rows of seats, and the interior configuration can be six or seven seats. In this case, the steering wheel and the instrument panel are the same as in the “nine”, but the front panel with other ventilation deflectors and the center console are made slightly differently. The car is equipped with a proprietary multimedia system with a 4.6-inch color display, for an extra charge is offered advanced music by Bose. In the finish, depending on the configuration, wooden inserts are used, and the chairs can be upholstered in fabric, or leather (artificial or natural). The overall length of the new Mazda CX-8 is 4,900 millimeters (-156), width – 1,840 (-129), height – 1,730 (-17). The volume of the trunk in the seven-seat version is a modest 239 liters, and with the backs of the third row folded back, the compartment size is increased to 572 liters. Under the hood here is the non-alternative 2.2-liter Skyactiv-D diesel, the output of which was increased from 175 to 190 hp, and the maximum torque – from 420 to 450 Nm. The drive can be front, or full i-Activ AWD, for transmission of traction to the wheels meets the six-band automatic transmission Skyactiv-Drive. The sales of the Mazda CX-8 in Japan started in September at a price of 3,196,800 to 4,190,400 yen, and the first customers will get their cars in mid-December. The equipment includes a set of security systems i-Activsense and a system G-Vectoring Control, familiar to other models of the brand. Supplies of the crossover to the markets of other countries have not yet been planned.