Following Mazda’s Kodo design philosophy, CX-8 has a similar exterior design of CX-9 with the same wheelbase length. However, the overall dimension of CX-8 is slightly smaller. The car is flanked with full LED lighting and adaptive LED headlamps. Visually-appealing design is also supplied for its 19-inch wheels.
Mazda CX-8 has 2 options of seating configurations that differ CX-8 AWD variant from the FWD. The AWD Exclusive comes with a 6-seating configuration bonus the second row composed of two individual seats. On the other hand, the front-wheel-drive model has a 7-seater with a standard bench to accommodate three people on the second row.
In terms of interiors, Mazda CX-8 is wrapped in Deep Red Nappa Leather, making it outstanding from other Mazda cars. A 10-Way Power Adjustability with Memory of the driver’s seat adds more comfort to drivers’ experience.
About safety features, this model gets 6 airbags combined with Mazda's I-ActivSense suite safety system. They includes Radar Cruise Control for the top-sepc variant and a Standard Cruise Control for base variant, Smart City Brake Support, Driver-Attention Alert, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, and Blind-Spot Monitoring with Rear-Cross Traffic Alert.
Apart from that, Mazda CX-8 comes with ABS, stability control, front and rear parking sensors, and last but not least a 360-degree-view camera.
All variants of Mazda CX-8 equip an 8-0-inch infotainment system paired with a 12-speaker Bose sound system. They are able to connect via Bluetooth, Smartphone Mirroring, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. Thanks to I-ACTIVSENSE, CX-8 is perfect with a wide range of tech and convenience features.