Worse than Toyota, better than Hyundai
Unfortunately, on the new CX-60 model, the Japanese failed to tune the system in a way that would cope with the brilliant ride of the Toyota RAV4 PHEV or the Lexus NX 450h+. For example, the cooperation between the engine and 8-speed gearbox is not always smooth, as there is sometimes a pause after pressing the gas pedal. It’s as if the car doesn’t know which drive to use. However, in comparison with the French or Korean “plugins” Mazda does better. Plus, he has an ace up his sleeve, and it’s a stunning performance. It never occurred to us that 327 horsepower under the hood was not enough during overtaking maneuvers.
What disappointed us was the relatively low fuel consumption and electric range, which is enough to cover about 45 to 50 kilometers in real traffic and cold autumn conditions. Also, after the battery runs out, the on-board computer reports an average consumption in the city of about 11.4 l/100 km. You can find detailed consumption tests in the table.
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