AutonetMagz – Mazda Motor Corporations has announced that the upcoming Mazda 2/Demio in Japan who already got a new Kodo design styling will be fitted by a newly developed 1.5 liter Diesel engine dubbed the SKYACTIV-D 1.5.
The new 1.5 SKYACTIV have a similar base design of the SKYACTIV 2.2 who has been used in CX-5 models. Its incorporate a low compression ratio to achieve an ideal combustion condition (14.8:1). Another technology embedded is a combustion mode transition control technology, and high dispersion solenoid injectors to minimize cooling loss.
For the cooling system, a water valve control system and water jacket spacers equipped to improve combustion efficiency and reduce mechanical resistance. To enhance the power output, Mazda incorporates a Variable turbine geometry turbocharger with rotation sensorthat delivers plentiful boost pressure from low through to high engine speeds.
Key Specification of Mazda SKYACTIV-D 1.5
|Engine displacement:||1.497 Liters|
|Bore x Stroke:||76.0mm x 82.5 mm|
|Max. output (net):||77kW [105PS]/4,000rpm|
|Max. torque (net):||250Nm [25.5kgf-m]/1,500-2,500rpm|