Mazda MX-30: the Format does not fit

Mazda power has always been a lot of things differently than other manufacturers. Now bring on the 25. September an electric car on the market, due to its styli

Mazda MX-30: the Format does not fit

Mazda power has always been a lot of things differently than other manufacturers. Now bring on the 25. September an electric car on the market, due to its stylish External and unusual solutions, such as the rear-hinged rear doors for immediate applause is shown. Also, the interior is nicely designed, everything fits, the equipment level is high, so a Head-up Display is fitted as standard. With a length of 4.40 meters and a boot space of 366 litres, the Mazda falls in the compact class, and now the hook: The battery comes in under the ground has a capacity of only 35.5 kWh has not, the range is more than 200 kilometers, the standard according to at least 262.

Boris Schmidt

editor in the Department "technology and Motor".

F. A. Z.

This is too little for a vehicle that is clearly not a city car. Mazda says that the battery did exactly the right size ("right size"), because a more powerful battery will be a burden to the environment, as soon as you make a total statement. Especially the Manufacture of the batteries is a very high burden, and with a large battery is no longer whether it is practically possible, this Start-the disadvantage about the life of balance again.

The electric motor produces 145 HP, which is the maximum limited speed of 140 km/h. The 310-pound battery can be charged with DC current, with up to 50 kW – then it is in about 40 minutes again. At the local outlet Store will take ten to 12 hours. Currently can be charged with AC power only single phase, that is, until a 22-kW Wallbox, the charging process is reduced to four and a half hours (22 divided by 3, because only one of the three phases can be used).

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It will but it worked, and the prospect of a MX, there is 30 with a Range Extender. In the engine room apparently is still enough space for a small Wankel engine and a small gasoline tank. The electricity for the battery come from the compact Wankel build engine, the range would at least double. But this is still music of the future. With the new, generous support of the MX-30 to the Start 23.654 Euro.

Updated Date: 04 July 2020, 10:19

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