2017 Mazda CX-7 is a long awaited remodel of their previous 2012 model. While Mazda has said nothing about the specifications of this low end SUV, a lot of expectations hang round this car. Car’s drive train will probably see improvements but Mazda won’t make radical changes to the car’s exterior design. Some significant features that are a must have for most modern SUV’s are also missing from 2017 Mazda CX-7. Apart from all these negativity, it has an old school feel to it that will draw many buyers from the older generations. Probable addition of all wheel drive means it is now free to go on off road travels without much jitter.
2017 Mazda CX-7: Engine Specs
A 2.5 litre turbocharged and inter cooled V6 engine generating over 250 hp @5000 rpm and 170 lb -ft of torque @2500 rpm is expected to come with 2017 Mazda CX-7. Some even suggest there will be a 2 litre inline 4 engine generating a lower 200 hp and 150 lb ft of torque. While there will be no significant increase in power output a major reduction in fuel consumption and carbon emission will probably be on the cards.
An Atkinson cycle hybrid model should also be welcome, as car’s slated for future release in Japan is going with that trend being more environment and economy friendly. In cities, it will reduce fuel consumption by a huge margin and on highways power and speed will not be compromised upon. As it can do off road hiking, an all wheel drive should be introduced in place of front wheel drive only.
2017 Mazda CX-7 has no information on what the transmission could be. A 6 speed automatic should be standard, while some even expect an eight speed automatic with a manual mode.
2017 Mazda CX-7: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Interior is simple and straight, no attempts at making it futuristic. It sticks to the old days when buttons were used to tweak the car’s settings. There is no central display control, an odd omission of an indispensable part of most modern cars even in the SUV segment. While there is an audio system, it has to be controlled in the old ways that can turn out to be slow and cumbersome. Many modern purchasers will back from the car for this blunder. There is no navigation system coming standard with the car. Owners will have to purchase one additionally if they require it. Interiors of 2017 Mazda CX-7 is now more spacious, that makes seating capacity increase to 5. Ample legroom and headroom will suffice most passengers.
2017 Mazda CX-7 has nothing to brag about its look. It is overtly simple with no signature designs anywhere, no curve and angular overture. Even headlights may not follow the industry standard of coming fitted with LED’s.
It has features like ABS, roll control, car stabilization and dual front airbags. Steering wheels will be telescopic and tilted, with the option of selecting power steering.
2017 Mazda CX-7: Release Date and Price
2017 Mazda CX-7 should have a price range of under $ 40 000.