When you have models like CX-3, CX-5 and CX-9 in your lineup, it is clear that anything is missing. Japanese manufacturer already had a model known as CX-7 in its lineup. It was launched in 2006. It was made until 2012. As some kind of a successor, model called CX-5 appeared, despite the fact that it was slightly bit smaller.
Soon after some time of brake, company now plans to reintroduce this model, that will total company’s range of crossovers. According to the most current reports, new model is expected in near future. It was anticipated to come as 2016 year model, but now it looks much more likely that it will come as 2017 Mazda CX-7.
2017 Mazda CX-7 Specs
Considering the fact that this model is not in production for some time, we can say that 2017 Mazda CX-7 will come as all-new model, particularly if we take into consideration that new one will come with just a little bit various characteristics. The primary issue with the original was that it didn’t belong to any class of crossovers exactly. It was somewhere involving compact and mid-size crossovers, and it wasn’t competitive enough in any class. New CX-7 will come improved in every single aspect. Compare to original, it will come somewhat bit bigger, it will probably be closer to mid-size crossover. It will include new platform, which will deliver adequate room for three rows of seats.
According to several reports, we will see each five- and seven-seat configuration in give. New model will come in company’s new “KODO – Soul of Motion” design language and new SkyActive technologies. Quite a few design options will be borrowed from CX-5 and CX-7 models.
2017 Mazda CX-7 Engine
When it is about engines, instead of so-called downsizing, Mazda prefers “rightsizing”, so we will see engines that are slightly massive bigger, compared to competitors. Having said that, final results in fuel economy won’t be reduced for confident. The 2017 Mazda CX-7 will come with company’s new SkyActive engines. Base model will probably be powered by 2.0 liter engine with 155 horses. The more powerful variant will use a 2.5 liter engine, which is good adequate for 184 horsepower. The new Mazda CX-7 might be also out there in diesel variant. This model will use 2.2 liter turbodiesel engine with 173 hp. All engines are going to be readily available with either 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission.
2017 Mazda CX-7 Release Date
The precise date of launch is nevertheless unknown but we expect that 2017 Mazda CX-7 will are available in a year or two. When it is about price tag, base model will expense somewhere in between 45.000 and 50.000 dollars, as outlined by rumors.