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2018 Mazda CX-7 Review

The 2018 Mazda CX-7 is designed as a mid-size luxury crossover, which is expected to be launched soon in the market. When compared to the outgoing model from the same company, this vehicle will have many refinements and upgradations.

Along with the implementation of technical innovation, the vehicle will have better off-road capabilities and a powerful engine and better performance.

2018 Mazda CX-7 front

2018 Mazda CX-7 Redesign

As mentioned above, the new 2018 Mazda CX-7 has many new features in the exterior and the interior, making it all the more fascinating. The changes that have been made are quite notable. In the exterior, the sporty look and appearance have been enhanced as the front grille has been redesigned in a rectangular shape. For a more aerodynamic shape, the roof has been inclined. The automatic xenon headlights in the vehicle add to the glamour quotient for sure. Special mention also needs to be made of the automatic rain-sensing wipers. The vehicle comes equipped with strong 18-inch alloy wheels.

After the exterior, the interior of the 2018 Mazda CX-7 needs to be discussed. The cabin of the vehicle is comfortable and spacious. There is abundant leg space and headspace in the vehicle so that passengers can travel comfortably even during long trips. There is also additional cargo space in the crossover.

The vehicle is equipped with latest technological gadgets and devices. Some prominent ones include tilt and telescopic steering wheel, 9.8 inches infotainment system, excellent audio system, satellite navigation, height adjustable driver’s seat, climate control features, connectivity features etc. the seats are extremely comfortable and made from high-quality leather.


The newie Mazda CX-7 is also packed with highly advanced safety features. Some notable features among them include parking sensors, stability control, seatbelts, airbags, anti-lock brakes, rollover protection system, emergency trunk release, lane departure warning, rearview camera etc.

2018 Mazda CX-7 interior

2018 Mazda CX-7 Engine

There are mixed reviews regarding the engine variants that might be present in 2018 Mazda CX-7. For instance, one can be a 2.5-liter Turbo V-6 engine, which has the capability of producing 184 HP of energy and 185 pounds-feet of torque.

SkyActiv technology is expected to be used in the new engine. The second option available is a 2.2 liter, 4-cylinder engine, which can generate about 173 HP of energy. It is expected that both the engines will be coupled with 6 or 8-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Mazda CX-7 rear

2018 Mazda CX-7 Price and Availability

The new Mazda CX-7 will come within a price range of $31,000 – $35,000 for the base model. However, for the higher trims, the price might reach up to almost $40,000.

The fixed dates of availability have not yet been announced for the 2018 Mazda CX-7. However, it is being estimated that the vehicle will be available in the middle of this year.

Summing it up

Once launched, the Mazda CX-7 is expected to provide stiff competition to the likes of other mid-size crossovers. It will lock horn with Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Kia Sportage, Subaru Forester, Chevrolet Equinox etc. The vehicle is expected to sell in good numbers and capture the target market without any hassles.

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