New 2018 Mazda CX 7 Engine, Price, Review
After a short discontinuation, Mazda will send their 2018 Mazda CX 7 back to the market. At the first time, they planned to make its first appearance back in 2006 for its market, and it was presented at 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show. It was ready for sale as a 2007 model, and since 1994, it was their first mid-size SUV to offer. However, something went wrong. The sales were not high because the size issue that made it had no good competitiveness in both midsize and compact category. The turbocharged model also provided with poor fuel economy. Now, they are ready to fix everything such as a more efficient engine and more interior space.
As you know, the new 2018 Mazda CX 7 will be the sign of its comeback after few years we did not see it, and it is normal if the fans are still anticipating its latest offering as a completely new model on the market. We found some initial reports mentioned that the company would offer it with something different with slight redesign compared to the previous model. It would not belong to crossover segment, but it will sit somewhere between the mid-size crossover and the compact crossover. It does not have any significant competitors. This car is also larger than the predecessor.
2018 Mazda CX 7 Interior
With the support of new platform, the interior will get some positive things. First, it will be more spacious than before with three-row seating arrangement. Several reports also mentioned that the new crossover might get both five seats and seven-seat configuration so you can pick what you need. The new KODO Soul of Motion design language will be presented. Several design elements will be borrowed from Korea Concept model as well as a CX-5 model. 2018 Mazda CX 7 is all that you need, especially for its latest SkyActive technology.
2018 Mazda CX 7 Engine
So far, they do not downsize the engine, but they provide more engine options to make it more than the rivals. First, you can go with 2.0-liter unit for the base model with the output about 200 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. Second, it has 2.5 unit to work about 250 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. The last option will be 2.2-liter turbo diesel in diesel variant to generate about 173 hp. Those engines are available with either auto or manual six-speed transmission unit. If you have a big concern about the fuel economy of 2018 Mazda CX 7, we need a little time to reveal them all.
2018 Mazda CX 7 Release Date and Price
2018 Mazda CX 7 is important to come out on the market somewhere in 2017 with the base model about $40,000 to $45,000. It will be the strong rival for Honda Pilot and Ford Explorer.