Many enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the release of the 2017 Mazda CX-7. The new model follows on the heels of the huge success of the outgoing model which was last released in 2012. The new model promises to add more fun with exciting changes that will resonate well with the current generation. Nonetheless, the new model will borrow most features from the outgoing model. The new vehicle will be more comfortable, with new technological features and a better performance. It comes with excellent off-road capabilities and engine performance which could potentially become the best in the whole segment.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Exterior and Interior Design:
The new 2017 Mazda CX-7 crossover will be more interactive than the outgoing model. It comes with new electronic doors that are sensitive to finger touch. However, the most notable exterior change is the rectangular shaped LED headlights which flank the redesigned grille. The front bumper has also been modified. At the back, the vehicle also features a redesigned front bumper and new LED tail lights. The vehicle’s chassis has been specifically redesigned so as to decrease its suspension. Overall, the vehicle features metallic colors which add to its beauty and elegance. The crossover will ride on 18-inch wheels wrapped in MRF tires which enhance its stability.
Sliding inside, you will find a comfortable and cozy interior. The vehicle will be modeled in an American style. According to some sources, the cabin will accommodate 7 passengers with an option for a 5-seat cabin setting. The seats will be upholstered in leather and will feature armrests. The control panel will also be redesigned and will feature a 9.8 –inch touch-screen infotainment system, a Dolby sound system, and a navigation system. Other features will include adaptive cruise control and telescopic steering wheel with optional power steering. For safety, the vehicle will feature ABS, traction and stability control and a host of driving aids. Latest technological features like Bluetooth connectivity, Smartphone integration, and W-Fi will also feature as standard.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Engine and Performance:
Under the hood, the 2017 Mazda CX-7 will be offered in an array of new SkyActive drive-trains. Compared to its competitors, the CX-7 will feature larger engines that go along with their philosophy of “rightsizing” as opposed to needless downsizing. However, despite the size of the engines, they have been excellently designed to improve their fuel economy. That being said, the first engine will be a 2.5 liter turbocharged V6 unit with an intercooler. The second engine will be a 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder unit good. There are also rumors of a diesel as well as a hybrid drive-train. The engines will be paired with either a 6-speed or 7-speed automatic transmission system. The 2017 Mazda CX-7 will be offered in AWD to boost its off-road credibility. Details on its fuel economy, speed and acceleration will be revealed close to its release, so keep coming back for more updates on this model as well as others.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Price and Release Date:
As of this writing, Mazda has not yet released details of the 2017 Mazda CX-7 price or actual release date. However, we anticipate the vehicle to hit dealer showrooms in March 2017. As for the price, the base model will have a starting price of around $ 25,000 while higher trims will much more.