Mazda is so far holding true to its word of rolling out crossover upon crossover in the next few years or so. One of those was the CX-60, the most powerful road-going Mazda to date.
Now, this punchy crossover has finally made its way to our market. Sure, Bermaz Auto Philippines did take its time, but the CX-60’s already looking like it’s worth the wait. We reckon a lot of you are eager to learn more about this new Mazda, so let’s get right to it.
In this article, we’ll run down everything you need to know about the new Mazda CX-60.
Variants and prices
Let’s go straight to the prices. Mazda is offering two variants of the CX-60 in our market, with the lower variant stickering for P2.79 million and the other priced just P100,000 higher. Check out the price list below.
Mazda CX-60 2023 prices
- Mazda CX-60 3.3L AWD HEV Turbo – P2,790,000
- Mazda CX-60 3.3L AWD HEV Turbo-D Sport – P2,890,000
Each purchase of a brand-new CX-60 comes with a three-year bumper-to-bumper warranty. These prices also include Mazda’s five-year free service plan that covers periodic maintenance service expenses at either six-month or 10,000km intervals for up to five years or 100,000km, whichever comes first.
OTHER STORIES YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:
Car blocks driveway, gets sarcastic printed note taped onto its window in return
The revived Mitsubishi Colt is a Renault with a Japanese twist
The CX-60 measures 4,745mm long, 1,890mm wide, and 1,680mm tall with a 2,870mm wheelbase. Ground clearance is listed at 175mm. 20-inch aluminum alloy wheels underneath come as standard.
As far as design goes, the CX-60 is styled similarly as its crossover stablemates. The grille with the vertical slats gets that signature Mazda look with the chrome outline flanked directly by sleek headlamps. No plastic cladding can be found here, as the lower lip features a clean look.
This classy finish is carried over to the sides and the rear. Here at the back, meanwhile, you get taillights that match the headlamps up front.
Color options here come aplenty, as the CX-60 can be had in Rhodium White Premium, Soul Red Crystal, Machine Gray, Platinum Quartz, Sonic Silver, Deep Crystal Blue, or Jet Black.
Inside, the CX-60 is as opulent as any Mazda can get. The lower variant gets black Nappa leather inside the cabin, while the higher trim gets an even more premium-looking tan Nappa leather with quilted leganu suede accents. The seats for each variant also match their interior trimmings.
More leather can be found on the steering wheel, the shifter, and the wide armrest on the center console. Graphite trim and gunmetal accents match the tan interior, while aluminum trim and silver accents are paired with the black-laden cabin.
OTHER STORIES YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:
Unrealistic car financing 101: How these dubious programs work
The all-new Lexus GX is a rugged-looking off-road machine
Engine and specs
The all-new Mazda CX-60 can be had with either of the two 3.3-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engines available. One is powered by gasoline and churns out 280hp from 5,000-6,000rpm and 450Nm of torque at 2,000-3,500rpm while the other runs on diesel and is capable of 251hp at 3,750rpm and 550Nm of torque between 1,500-2,400rpm.
Both powertrains are complemented by a 48V mild-hybrid system ith a 0.33kWh lithium-ion battery built to improve performance and reduce fuel consumption. The engines are also both mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox with a rear-biased i-Activ AWD drivetrain.
Other standard mechanical bits include the double wishbone and multi-link suspension setups up front and out back, respectively, as well as the ventilated disc brakes all around. The CX-60 also gets a 58-liter fuel tank.
As with most Mazda crossovers, the CX-60 also comes with a bucketload of extra tech. Inside you get a Mazda Connect system with a 12.3-inch LCD display that supports wired Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay connectivity. This head unit produces sound through the 12-speaker Bose sound system and is paired with a 12.3-inch LCD instrument cluster. This is further complemented by a 10.4-inch head-up display for the driver.
In addition to the massive panoramic sunroof, the Mazda CX-60 also comes with a driver personalization system, which enables multiple drivers to save their preferred vehicle settings via different profiles and select them via the infotainment system. Settings include the climate control settings and the driver seat position. Using facial recognition, the vehicle is also able to detect upon startup which driver is behind the wheel and will select the profiles automatically.
Of course, the crossover also comes with a host of safety and driver-assist features. The suite includes rear cross-traffic alert with rear cross brake support, Mazda Radar Cruise Control, forward collision warning with autonomous emergency braking, lane-departure warning with lane-keep assist, and driver-attention alert. Multiple drive modes are also available for both variants.
Looking to learn more about the Mazda CX-60? Check out our Launch Pad feature here.
More photos of the 2023 Mazda CX-60: