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SkyActiv-D 6 Spotted In Michigan

Autoblog.com recently spotted what appears to be a Mazda 6 with SkyActiv-D badging sitting at an EPA facility in Michigan, once again fueling hopes that the diesel motor will be cleared for US shores soon. Although it looks like a pre-2018 vehicle, the gingerbread clearly reads Sky-Activ D. The exhaust is also slightly different, thought that could be due to testing. Read more about it here.
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I'll be honest, I'm surprised there are many manufacturers wasting their time developing Diesels when clearly Electric is the future, especially Mazda with their NEW Sky-Active set to hit the market in the next couple of years. I get the better mileage thing but the cost of Diesel and the (slightly) extra cost of the Diesel motor doesn't really make it that much more of a savings. They're usually kinda slow, smell, Diesel isn't always easy to find....

Even the UK is headed away from Diesel.


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