Driving & Engine Technology

Activematic (Sequential Shift Automatic) Transmission

The Mazda Activematic transmissions are engineered to deliver the optimum balance in acceleration, minimal shift lag, ride comfort, quietness and fuel economy. more »

Friction Heat Welding

Mazda has developed the world's first direct spot joining technology to join steel and aluminium. more »

RENESIS Rotary Engine (RX-8)

When developing the RENESIS, Mazda's engineers aimed to retain power output while offering improved fuel economy and reduced emissions. more »


i-ELOOP is a brand new SKYACTIV Technology that is the world's first to store the energy released during braking in capacitors for later use by the vehicle's electrical components. more »


SKYACTIV is the term we have given our suite of innovative next-generation technologies being developed under our long-term vision for sustainability in motoring. more »

Common-Rail Diesel Engine

Common-Rail technology optimises fuel injection to match driving conditions, achieving efficient combustion at all times. more »

Power Retractable Fastback (MX-5 RF)

A total of four roof motors - two on each side of the vehicle - transforms the MX-5 Roadster from coupe to open-top roadster - in just 13 seconds! more »

Reaching for the Sky

Some of Mazda's top engineers talk about the next generation SKYACTIV technology. more »

SKYACTIV-G Petrol Engine

Petrol direct injection is the primary source of power for the SKYACTIV-G four cylinder engines. more »

BT-50 commercialcare disclaimer

** is also available to new BT-50 owners where every scheduled service completed by Mazda specialist technicians for a 3 year/100,000km term (whichever wherever occurs first) will cost no more than $200 (incl. GST) per service for models built after 1 November 2012. *** 3,350kg applies to earlier models.

* whichever occurs first