The CX-7 has been one of the most refined SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles) in the automobile market. It is one of Japanese automobile manufacturing giants, Mazda’s most flagship and flamboyant product which have been the face of this company for a long time since its inception. It is a very popular SUV among the car fans, one of the most effective reasons for this being provision of regular updates. The last generation of this fantastic Mazda SUV made rounds of the automobile markets in 2012 and is still doing the same business. However, the news is that Mazda is already revving up to bring in a newer version of its faithful baby in the form of 2017 Mazda CX-7.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Major Inspiration:
The 2017 Mazda CX-7 is eagerly awaited by fans all across the globe. The last 2012 version of Mazda CX-7 had been very successful and is still in production. Thus, it is being expected that we may just get to see features in this latest version of 2017 CX-7 which will be directly and straightforwardly inspired by 2012 version designs.
This, in particular, is an excellent business strategy, and 2017 version of CX-7 is surely going to achieve a lot more by combining the best from the previous model and incorporating some of its new tricks up its sleeve.
Technologically, this latest 2017 Mazda CX-7 will be quite advanced. Performance levels have been well upgraded. Off road driving capabilities have been enhanced which inspires confidence in the driver’s mind about battling rough terrains with CX-7. Looks are quite better, and one has to give credit to the manufacturers for using great and quality materials in the cosmetic department. Engines have been made quite robust and exciting. Let us now have a deeper insight into the redesign and changes.
2017 Mazda CX-7 – Updates and Tweaks under the Hood:
Mazda CX-7 is quite well-known for packing a lot of raw power under its hood. Its engines have always been a favorite spot for both critics and admirers. The new 2017 Mazda CX-7 will not disappoint costumers when it comes to engine and power. As a matter of fact, we will get to see two options of engines being provided. Customers will be able to pick their choice according to their needs and budget. These two engines for 2017 version of Mazda CX-7 are:
- Top version engine is a 2.5 L V6 unit which has features like an inter cooler and a turbocharger. This engine is quite beefy and will be able to generate comfortably a total of 250 HP as well as 170 lb. ft. of torque.
- This top version engine comes with another lower level choice. This second choice is a less powerful 2.0 L inline four-cylinder engine. It is naturally aspirated and produces a maximum power of 200 HP as well as 150 lb. ft. of torque.
These engines will be mated to either a six-speed or and eight-speed transmission, both of which will be automatically controlled, with AWD. Effective carbon dioxide emission has been lowered and so has been the fuel consumption which although is yet to be exactly tested.
Changes on the Outside:
We know that 2017 Mazda CX-7 is not entirely a new generation of production vehicle, but there will still be enough changes in this SUV. Front facade will be altered to create a beautiful look. Headlamps, responsible for most of the attractiveness, will be sleek and powered by LED lighting technology. The grill design too will have new touch ups.
Bumpers and Body:
As both the headlamp set up and grill design has been modified, front bumper will not be left untouched. It will be merged with this new and effective design of 2017 Mazda CX-7. Lines and curves run around this car’s body giving it a streamlined aerodynamic shape. More detailed information will be revealed with the passage of time.
Superiority Carved Interior Layout, Competitors, Price and Availability:
For starters, 2017 Mazda CX-7 will have seating space for five adult human beings, leaving a lot of space so as to accommodate for head space and leg space. Other than that, we will have a very advanced infotainment system which will have features like cruise control, GPS navigation, parking assist and entertainment facilities inbuilt. Black leather has been used for the premium upholstery design.
The 2017 Mazda CX-7 is going to lock horns with cars from Honda, Toyota and Hyundai. It starts at $30,000 – $40,000 and aims to hit markets by mid-2016.