Test drive: Mazda’s first electric car takes a different route
The MX-30 bucks the trend by focusing on a small, lighter battery and better dynamics instead of a long range
The MX-30 is Mazda’s first electric model, and currently its only one as there are no plug-in hybrids in the line-up yet. Mazda continues to develop its range of cars along a path not quite aligned with others in the market.
The MX-30 maintains that stance by eschewing large and heavy battery packs and a focus on maximum electric range in return for better dynamics and a car designed for urban use.
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