The Mazda Company has released the news of the upcoming 2017 Mazda CX-7. The new crossover will be more interactive than its predecessor and will promise more fun and exciting changes. The vehicle will also come with an improved power train that shall make it suitable to be used both on and off the road. The 2017 Mazda CX-7 will certainly try to attract an older generation of customers. In the following review, we take a first look at interior, exterior, engine, price and release date.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Body and Design:
The upcoming model will come with new electronic doors which will be sensitive to finger touch, nevertheless, the most notable change in exterior will be rectangular shaped headlights that will be powered by the LED lamps. These head lamps shall improve the vehicle’s attractiveness and shall also be useful in enhancing visibility particularly while driving at night. The upcoming model will have a familiar face, with a voluminous chrome grille flanked by twin air intakes that are almost as large. The ride on this vehicle equipped with adaptive suspension very nice and controlled, even with 18-inch alloy wheels that will be wrapped in MRF tires. At the back, upcoming 2017 Mazda CX-7 will feature a redesigned bumper and new taillights powered by LED. In general, entire fascia is full of sharp and eye-pleasing angles, particularly around the grille and headlights.
According to Mazda, this vehicle is going to be quite impressive from the inside. The cabin will be able to accommodate up to 5 passengers and all of them can enjoy in long drives thanks to the fine leather. Also, the control panel will be redesigned and it is going to receive a large 9.8 –inch touchscreen infotainment system, a navigation system as well as a Dolby sound system. Other interior features are a telescopic steering wheel, adaptive cruise control, Smartphone integration, Wi-Fi, USB ports, etc. We can expect a lot of safety systems as well, and some of them are stability control, traction control, ABS, airbags, seatbelts, etc. The air-conditioning controls are intuitive to use and the navigation works rather well.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Sky Active Engine:
Under the hood, we can expect very good Sky Active drive-trains and compared to its competitors, upcoming 2017 Mazda CX-7 will have larger engines. The first option is a 2.5 liter turbocharged V6 engine with intercooler and 250 hp while the second option is a 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder engine that will have 200 hp. Also, there are rumors of a hybrid and diesel engines. These two engines will be mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission system as standard or 8-speed automatic with a manual mode, and as we wrote in the intro, drive type will be AWD. There is no official data about fuel consumption, speed, and acceleration.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Price and Release Date:
Upcoming model will have the starting price of about $25.000 while the release date will be probably in the beginning of 2017.