SKYACTIV Technology

What is SKYACTIV Technology?


We intended to create a car that makes no compromises between fuel economy or performance. Like great canine breeds, the Mazda3, Mazda6, Mazda CX-5, All-new Mazda2 and All-new Mazda CX-3 display quick start, agility, strength and endurance. 

Our pedigree is achieved with SKYACTIV Technology, redefining our cars from the ground up, from the engine to the chassis and from the body to transmissions. Our cars are efficient, powerful and feature the world´s best compression ratios in a mass production model. 

Watch the Mazda3 compete against Man’s best friend in four separate stages of a unique course. Whether up against the grace of the Greyhound, the agility of the Collie, the strength of the Mastif, or the dependability of the Labrador, SKYACTIV Technology makes Mazda the champion of a new breed. 

SKYACTIV Technology – for a new breed of cars





Mazda’s ground-breaking new SKYACTIV technology has redefined the efficiency, power and performance of the Mazda range. Much like the greyhound, it is the ultimate sprinter, being aerodynamic and graceful. At Mazda we do things differently by using direct fuel injection techniques and optimized piston positioning. Mazda’s unique ‘i-Stop’ allows drivers to re-start almost instantly while leading to a significant improvement in fuel economy.




Mazda’s SKYACTIV Body is both lightweight and ultra-strong, providing both enhanced fuel economy and outstanding crash protection. From one breed to another, SKYACTIV’s body is a match for the mastiff – well known for both its size and strength befitting its well-proportioned frame.




Mazda’s SKYACTIV Chassis provides ideal balance of precise handling and ride comfort. This brings a direct connection between driver and car, where driving dynamics instil confidence and safety. Comparable to the SKYACTIV Chassis is the collie, eager to please, quick to teach and excels in obedience and agility.  


With a lightweight construction, more Mazda nimbleness and improved stability, the SKYACTIV Chassis has delivered refined, linear handling, world class safety and efficient lightweight design.




SKYACTIV Engines increases torque, provides low C02 emissions, and outstanding fuel consumption. A worthy match for the Labrador, a devoted and obedient companion renowned for it its dependability and ease of training. SKYACTIV-Engines – where performance and economy combine. Discover new benchmarks of performance with highly efficient diesel and gasoline engines.

Featuring award-winning  SKYACTIV Technology


Featuring award-winning SKYACTIV Technology

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Featuring SKYACTIV Technology Up to 72.4mpg¹ and 104g/km¹ CO2

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What Car? Best SUV under £25,000 featuring SKYACTIV Technology

Mazda CX-5

What Car? Best SUV under £25,000 featuring SKYACTIV Technology

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Big engine performance, small engine economy.


Our cars offer a full range of advanced  SKYACTIV Technology and feature our 'KODO – Soul of Motion' design language, built to deliver a no compromise combination of exhilarating driving experience and handling while still achieving outstanding fuel economy and low CO2 emissions. The Mazda3 is built to raise expectations from first sight while the Mazda CX-5 embodies the pure sense of driving pleasure that’s central to our heritage and with the Mazda6; we're celebrating the pleasure of exciting driving experiences and the power of emotionally appealing design.

Model shown may not be to UK specification. Colours and some exterior and/or interior elements may differ on screen from the actual model.

The MPG figures quoted are sourced from official EU-regulated test results obtained through laboratory testing. These are provided for comparability purposes only and may not reflect your actual driving results.