Mazda has adopted the playbook of others and shrunk its three-row crossover SUV into two-row type.
On Tuesday, the 2025 Mazda CX-70 debuted, and if it appears to be like acquainted, that is as a result of it’s. The CX-70 is a two-row iteration of the CX-90 together with each its obtainable turbo-6 and plug-in hybrid powertrains.
Slim on particulars and lengthy on advertising and marketing converse, Mazda did not divulged many particulars in regards to the CX-70. The 2-row crossover will go on sale this spring after manufacturing begins in Japan with pricing and trim particulars to be launched within the coming weeks.
The CX-70 will function each the CX-90’s powertrain choices, although it is unclear if energy output will carry over. Within the CX-90 the usual turbo-6 powertrain is rated at both 280 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque or 340 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. A plug-in hybrid powertrain choice pairs a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder and electrical motor for a mixed 323 hp and 363 lb-ft of torque. Turbo fashions are rated to tow as much as 5,000 kilos whereas plug-in hybrids can solely tow as much as 3,500 kilos.
2025 Mazda CX-70 PHEV
From the B-pillars ahead the CX-70 appears to be the identical as the CX-90. It is unclear if the rear seats will function extra legroom or how a lot cargo area will exist behind the second-row seat within the CX-70. The second-row seats can split-fold 60:40.
The CX-70 appears to be like just like the CX-90 with a bit much less magnificence. The brief overhangs and lengthy dash-to-axle ratio carry over, however the shorter proportions result in a much less wagon-like profile. Giant 21-inch wheels fill the wells, although it is unclear if these are commonplace or optionally available.
2025 Mazda CX-70
Mazda stated the CX-70 debuts a handful of recent options for the model together with remote-folding rear seats. The cargo space has been reshaped, and features storage compartments underneath the ground, together with hooks for luggage.
Inside, the CX-90’s dashboard, together with a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster and 10.3-inch infotainment display screen, carry over to the CX-70. Mazda’s baked in Amazon Alexa for voice instructions, which is a brand new function not at present in the CX-90.