The upcoming 2017 Mazda CX-7 will feature impressive exterior and interior upgrading. The Mazda CX-7 was introduced into the auto market in 2006. However, its production was discontinued three years later. The automaker offered CX-5 as its virtual successor though it was perceived smaller. It, therefore, failed to attain the expected sales record. The good news is that the vehicle is making a comeback under its original brand of Mazda CX-7. It will be offered for the 2017-year model.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Latest Info:
The 2017 Mazda CX-7 will adopt the luxurious KODO-soul of motion design language, which it shares with the previous models of CX-5 and CX-7. It adopts a more drastic and contemporary styling. The chassis is made using a combination of high-strength steel and lightweight aluminum materials. Its aluminum designing helps in reducing the car’s overall weight hence improved aerodynamic power and fuel efficiency. The new CX-7 is larger than the previous X-5 but smaller than the C-X 9 model. The front end presents new revised grille and bumper with larger air vents for improved engine cooling. You should expect LED technology to be adopted for both the headlights and taillights. The rear ends come sportier with redesigned exhausts system.
The vehicle will adopt the latest Sky Active technologies. The cabin is very spacious, making it capable of seating up to 5 adult persons. There are sufficient legroom and headroom making the Mazda CX-7 a good family car for long-distance destinations travel. Its cargo space is also wide enough with decent styling. The vehicle will use the latest technological features and infotainment system with a wide touch screen display. Some of the standard features include premium air conditioner, smartphone integration, automatic climate control and also satellite navigation. The upcoming 2017 Mazda CX-7 comes with a premium sound system with HD satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, CD/MP3/MP4 player and USB port interface. Among the safety and driver assistance features include adaptive cruise control, ABS system, blind-spot monitoring system, rear parking sensors, safety belts and others.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Engine and Performance:
The new Mazda CX-7 will be fitted with a 2.5-liter turbocharged V6 engine. The powertrain is good for 250 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. The Japanese automaker will also provide an optional 2.0-liter 4-cyliner engine that is rated to produce 200 horsepower. The two engines are fuel efficient and will make it be more accepted compared to other off-roader SUVs. They will be mated to either 6-speed or 8-speed automatic transmission system with a standard front-wheel drive or an optional all-wheel drive system.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Release Date, Price, and Rivals:
There are many expectations that 2017 Mazda CX-7 will be available in the showroom at the end of next year or at beginning of 2017. The car will be offered at a base manufacturer’s suggested retail price of about $ 25,000. It’s higher trim levels will go for up to $35,000. This vehicle will face stiff rivals such as Ford, Toyota, and Honda.