• SKYACTIV Technology
  • VISION
  • ENGINE SKYACTIV-G SKYACTIV-D
  • TRANSMISSION SKYACTIV-DRIVE SKYACTIV-MT
  • PLATFORM SKYACTIV-BODY SKYACTIV-CHASSIS

PLATFORM

Highly rigid body and chassis that achieve outstanding crash safety performance through comprehensive weight reduction technology

Mazda has always put the highest priority on offering driving pleasure, and is therefore strongly focused on weight. Reducing vehicle weight does not simply boost fuel economy; combined with the innovative engines, it complements the engine’s performance potential, and vastly improves the vehiclersquo;s core performance attributes when driving, turning and stopping. To gain maximum benefit from the complete redesign of its base technologies, Mazda also set itself the challenge of reducing the weight of its vehicles by approximately 100 kilograms through a process of “comprehensive weight reduction,” which was focused mainly on the next-generation body and chassis. This all-inclusive process aimed to achieve a lightweight and highly-rigid body with excellent crash safety performance by pursuing an ideal body structure, adopting new production technologies and substituting new materials.

SKYACTIV-BODY Excellent rigidity supporting Mazda’s fun-to-drive feel, with a lightweight body to achieve outstanding crash safety performance. See Details
SKYACTIV-CHASSIS In pursuit of the ‘oneness between car and driver’ achieved in the MX-5, this lightweight chassis has improved comfort and security, while at the same time delivering Mazda’s hallmark fun-to-drive feel. See Details