Mazda AZ Offroad SUV
|Body style||2-door SUV 2-door convertible|
|Layout||Front engine, rear-wheel drive / four-wheel drive|
|Engine||658 cc K6A I3 (JB23) 1,298 cc G13BB I4 (JB33) 1,328 cc M13A I4 (JB43) 1,461 cc K9K TD I4 (JB53)|
|Transmission||5-speed manual 4-speed automatic|
|Wheelbase||2,030 mm (80 in)|
|Length||3,295–3,645 mm (129.7–143.5 in)|
|Width||1,395–1,600 mm (54.9–63 in)|
|Height||1,655–1,715 mm (65.2–67.5 in)|
The Mazda AZ-Offroad is a Mini Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) designed by Suzuki. Introduced in 1998, it is based on the Suzuki Jimny, The AZ in the name refers to Autozam, Mazda's ill-fated small car marque.
The AZ-Offroad was introduced in October, 1998 as a 1999 model. The engine is a turbocharged 660 cc DOHC Suzuki K6A. All wheel drive is standard and an automatic transmission is optional. The AZ continues to be sold in Japan.