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2020 The New Mazda CX-8: A Very Special Edition Ready With More Features
May 12, 2020 webmazdam
The All-New 2020 Mazda CX-8

2020 The New Mazda CX-8: A Very Special Edition Ready With More Features

The All-New 2020 Mazda CX-8

We at Mazda have had the well-loved Mazda CX-8 out on release for some time now. For the years that it has been available to the public, we have released new and improved versions that have contained all the latest innovative technology. As a new year arrives comes the release of the 2020 Mazda CX-8 , and people are curious.

The new 2020 Mazda CX-8 is still holding up its status by not removing any of the amazing features that all the previous versions offered. Instead, the new Mazda CX-8 in Perth focuses on improving or adding to what was already there while not increasing the cost by much.

Mazda CX-8 2020 Price & Specs

Mazda CX-8 2020 Price & Specs

The 2020 Mazda CX-8 comes in four different models and each model comes in both AWD and FWD. The four models are the SPORT, TOURING, GT and the ASAKI. Each has something to offer and all the general features and unique features will be listed here. 

All Models

One thing to note is that most models come in one diesel engine but some models also offer petrol.

The main engine is a 2.2L in-line 4cylinder DOHC S-VT intercooled twin-turbo diesel engine with i-stop. The engines transmission is 6-speed Skyactive-Drive Automatic. 

What’s new about the 2020 variants is that the SPORT and TOURING models also offer 2.5L regular unleaded petrol engines. Producing 252Nm of torque and 140kW of power, same as the diesel engines.

The Mazda CX-8 is one of the safest vehicles and here are some examples of what safety features you will find. Anti-Lock braking, blind-spot monitoring, dynamic stability control, driver attention alert and forward obstruction warning.

Mazda CX-8’s exterior is a large design with a boot that can handle 209L with all seats up, 792L with the back seats down and a whopping 1727L with the back two row of seats down. For the wheels, there are 17inch alloy wheels and a steel spare one as well.



The Mazda CX-8 SPORT is the first on the list and comes in as the most affordable of the bunch. You can find the FWD from $41,490 and its friend the AWD version from $48,490. This is the base model of the group but still offers a bunch of cool features. 

A few distinct features are the reverse camera with rear sensors, Mazda radar cruise control and three-zone climate control. You can also expect a touch screen with satellite navigation as well as USB-audio ports for when you want to play a bunch of music without using data.



Next up on the list is the Mazda CX-8 TOURING which includes some very welcomed additions. Inside now contains leather seats and a one-touch walk-in switch. On top of this comes front parking sensors.

To pick up one of these you would be looking from $46,890 for the FWD and $53,890 for the AWD.


Mazda GT

Going to the upper line is the Mazda CX-8 GT and costs $62,685 for the FWD and $58,685 for the AWD. With this cost, you can find some great extras. This model comes with a sunroof to feel the cool air, some premium Bose speakers to add some additional base for the mini-concert held inside the car. For those shopping trips, this model also comes with a powered tailgate.


Mazda Asaki

Finally, last on the line of Mazda CX-8 model is the ASAKI. At $62,840 for the FWD and $65,840, this is the most packed of the line-up. In addition to everything said before you will find Nappa leather seats, 360degree view monitor and ventilated front seats.

Mazda CX-8 has added new features

Mazda CX-8 has added new features

What makes the 2020 Mazda CX-8 different from the previous versions? There are only a few changes but they do make an impact.

First up is the petrol options for the SPORT and TOURING models. Mazda wanted to give you options so now you can choose your favourite of the two variants. 

On top of this, the Skyactiv-G engine was released and can be found in the new 2020 Mazda CX-8. This technology increases the compression ratio for petrol engines allowing for a %15 increase in fuel efficiency.

As stated in the TOURING model, the new one-touch walk-in technology has made life easier for people who travel in large groups. This allows for more ease and comfort when needing to use the back row.

If this has piqued your curiosity then head over to a local dealership or look online for a 2020 Mazda CX-8 in Perth.

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