The first mid-size Mazda CX-7 crossover was presented at the Auto Show in Los Angeles, 2006. Production and sale of the car began later in the same year. Especially for the Mazda CX-7 has created a new platform, which used individual components from other models of the company. Overall length of the crossover is 4680 mm, width – 1870, height – 1 645. The amount of luggage – 455 liters (774 liters with the rear seats folded), the clearance of Mazda CX-7 is equal to 208 millimeters.
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Packaging and prices Mazda CX-July 2013.
|2.5 2WD AT5 Touring||$26,100||2.5 petrol (163 hp)||Automatic (5)||front|
|2.3 Turbo 4WD AT6 Touring||$29,900||2.3 petrol (238 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
|2.3 Turbo AT6 Sport||$32,400||2.3 petrol (238 hp)||Automatic (6)||full|
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While working on the design of Mazda CX 7, the company’s specialists have tried to combine the advantages and benefits of different classes. High ground clearance and short overhangs provide a good crossover geometry throughput. Located far ahead of the driver’s windshield and gravitating to-volume layout provides spacious and roomy interior. Large angle of the windscreen, a comparatively low roofline and high window-sill line silhouette makes Mazda CX-7 more dynamic.
In the exterior restyling crossover you can see all the same “inflated” wheel arches, narrow slit the top of the false radiator grille and massive stern. The most notable change in the exterior has become a new front bumper with the high side members grille and integrated fog lights in them. Salon Mazda CX-7 looks in sports, it is dominated mostly correct forms.
The only stand out against this background element is edging block scales and indicators in the instrument panel, made up of two semi-ellipse, interconnected at an angle. The base is a 2.5-liter engine with 163 hp and develops a maximum torque of 205 Nm, which is transmitted to the front wheels via a 5-speed automatic transmission.
This engine is mounted in a pair with a six-speed automatic transmission, the transmission time all-wheel drive. Fuel consumption Mazda CX 7 with a 2.5-liter engine of the combined cycle of 9.4 liters per hundred kilometers in the city of crossover consumes 12.4 liters, and on the highway – 7.5 liters per hundred.
The choice of complete sets for Mazda CX7 is not rich, buyers are offered only two versions – Touring and Sport, the latter is only available for cars with 2.3-liter turbocharged engine. Price Mazda CX-7 2013 the available options is USD 23000. For this money, buyers will get a car with six airbags, ABS, stability, climate control, power windows, standard audio system with MP3, heated seats, cruise control, foglights and 17-inch alloy wheels.
The top modification Mazda CX 7 Sport equipment is estimated at $32,400. This crossover is additionally equipped with a Bose audio system with 9 speakers and a CD-changer, rear view camera, leather upholstery, rain sensors and tracking tire pressure, xenon optics and 19-inch wheels. The main competitors and classmates Mazda CX-7 is the new BMW X3, Chevrolet Captiva, Mitsubishi Outlander XL, Citroen C-Crosser, Hyundai ix35, Nissan X-Trail, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 150 and the Volkswagen Tiguan 2011.