Mazda i-ACTIV AWD® Models Overview

November 19th, 2020 by

Which Mazda Models Offer All-Wheel Drive?

The Mazda brand doesn’t just offer your typical all-wheel-drive system but instead brings i-ACTIV AWD® to its lineup. The i-ACTIV AWD® system is available in all members of the Mazda SUV lineup, as well as the Mazda3. Temecula shoppers who are looking for their next AWD-equipped Mazda model are likely not only wondering which Mazda models offer all-wheel drive, but which trim levels do as well.

This Mazda i-ACTIV AWD® models overview is here to give you a look at which Mazda models will give you a boost of AWD-inspired confidence on your next commute.

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Mazda AWD Models

All Mazda SUV lineups offer i-ACTIV AWD®, meaning you can get an AWD-equipped CX-3, CX-5, CX-9, and CX-30. As of recently, you can also get a Mazda3 Sedan and Mazda3 Hatchback with i-ACTIV AWD®.

  • Mazda3 Hatchback Select, Preferred, Premium, 2.5 Turbo, 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus
  • Mazda3 Sedan Select, Preferred, Premium, 2.5 Turbo, 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus
  • Mazda CX-3 Sport, Touring, Grand Touring
  • Mazda CX-5 Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, Signature
  • Mazda CX-9 Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Signature
  • Mazda CX-30 Select Package, Preferred Package, Premium Package

What is i-ACTIV AWD®?

The i-ACTIV AWD® system takes everything drivers love about a traditional AWD system and steps it up a notch. This predictive AWD system measures not just wheel speed and engine power but keeps track of 27 sensors within the vehicle. These sensors are monitored over 200 times per second and track everything from g-forces to the steering system to drive inputs to the outside temperature to windshield wiper activity.

The i-ACTIV AWD® system monitors the vehicle as a whole to predict what conditions are coming next to stay on top of road control, traction, momentum, and more. i-ACTIV AWD® helps to prevent wheel slippage that most vehicles feel before AWD kicks in by predicting what conditions the vehicle is about to face.

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You can find your next Mazda vehicle equipped with i-ACTIV AWD® here at John Hine Temecula Mazda in Temecula, CA. Whether you are looking for an AWD-equipped CX-3, CX-5, or Mazda3 Hatchback, you can find it here in our inventory and online showroom. Contact a member of our team with any questions.