Mazda CX-50 and Next-Gen CX-5 to Receive Hybrid Powertrains

Current Electrified Offerings: Right now, Mazda offers just one electrified vehicle in the United States, the CX-90, which comes with a cool plug-in-hybrid powertrain.

Expansion of Hybrid Lineup: Mazda is excited to announce an expansion of its hybrid lineup, including a new hybrid version of the CX-50 coming later this year.

This exciting news was shared in Mazda's latest first-quarter financial report.

Development History: The CX-50 hybrid was given a little nudge into the spotlight by Mazda's vehicle dynamics engineer, Dave Coleman.

A few years back, Dave shared that it would sport a hybrid system from Toyota. We're all ears for more details on the CX-50 hybrid, expected to drop in June.

Chinese Market Introduction: The hybrid CX-50, also known as the CX-50 HEV, has made its debut in China, sporting a powertrain that it shares with the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

This setup features a friendly combo of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine paired with up to two electric motors.

Future Plans for CX-5: Despite earlier thoughts that Mazda might drop the CX-5 because of its new sibling, the CX-50, it turns out Mazda has some exciting news-

According to their latest financial report, a next-gen CX-5 is actually in the works. And guess what? This upcoming model is going to have a hybrid powertrain, all thanks to Mazda's innovation.

Long-Term Electric Vehicle (EV) Strategy: Looking ahead, Mazda has some exciting plans to expand its electric vehicle lineup!

They're planning to roll out a new EV model in 2027, which will be based on Mazda's very first dedicated electric platform.

The Mazda EZ-6, a cool rear-wheel-drive sedan that's expected to offer an impressive 370 miles of range for the Chinese market, gives us a sneak-

peek of what Mazda has in store for the future of EVs. Although, it's worth noting that the EZ-6 won't be hitting the roads in North America.