US: Mazda Sold Almost 200 MX-30 In 2021

US: Mazda Sold Almost 200 MX-30 In 2021

01/07/2022

Mazda announced that in 2021, it sold 332,756 cars in the U.S., which is 19.2% more than a year ago. That despite weakening at the end of the year – in December, sales decreased by 83% to 19,422.

Mazda’s first all-electric model, the Mazda MX-30, noted 61 sales in December and a total of 181 in 2021.

Normally, we would say that those are small initial numbers, but in the case of the Mazda MX-30, sales are not expected to grow particularly high as it appears to be a compliance type of car.

Who knows, maybe the Japanese company will manage to sell a few hundred per month in 2022.

The main issue with the Mazda MX-30 is its specs with just 100 miles (161 km) of EPA range, and rather slow acceleration.

A lot will depend on whether there are enough customers willing to make the MX-30 a  second or third car in the family, which appears to be the target.

Meanwhile, we are waiting for a compelling electric car from Mazda.

Gallery: 2022 Mazda MX-30: First Drive

Mazda MX-30 specs (Europe and U.S.):

  • Range:
    up to 100 miles (161 km) EPA
    up to 200 km (124 miles) of WLTP range
  • energy consumption of 19 kWh/100 km (62 miles) WLTP
  • 35.5 kWh battery pack (prismatic cells, total nominal voltage of 355 V)
  • 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 9.7 seconds
  • top speed of 140 km/h (87 mph)
  • front-wheel drive (e-SKYACTIV powertrain)
  • AC synchronous motor: 107 kW (145 PS) peak (80.9 kW continuous) and 271 Nm
  • AC charging using 6.6 kW on-board charger
  • DC fast charging (CCS Combo) 20-80% in about 36 minutes (up to 50 kW)
  • Overall length × overall width × overall height: 4,395mm × 1,795mm × 1,570mm
    Wheelbase 2,655mm
  • curb weight of 1,720–1,750 kg out of total 2,119 kg permissible


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