Mazda is among the top Carmakers from Japan and it has made its presence felt in global automobile scene over the years. It’s SUV and crossovers sold under the CX lineup are quite popular. The industry buzz is that company is currently working on the new model 2019 Mazda CX-7. While the company is mum on the topic, the possibility cannot be overlooked.
The CX 7 was a midsized crossover SUV that was launched by Mazda almost a decade back. However, it was sold for about 5 years and then Mazda decided to cease the production. It was succeeded by the CX-5 which became quite popular and till date sells in good numbers.
2019 Mazda CX-7 exterior design and changes
The 2019 Mazda CX-7 may have design traits of smaller CX-5 and larger CX-9 models. The much-touted Kodo design language may be used to style the car. The curves and sharp lines will merge on the body to give the exterior an athletic look. The car may be also launched in some trims and in exciting metallic hues. Furthermore, the vehicle may get stylish Led lamps and alloy wheels of varying sizes.
Not much is clear about the cabin of the upcoming 2019 Mazda CX-7 but it is definitely going to be spacious. Mazda has improved material quality in cabins of most of its 2018 lineup vehicles and the CX 7 should not be an exception. It may be a 5 seater car with an option for the third row of seats. However, the dashboard will be sleek and seats are expected to be large. There will be several door pockets and bins in the cabin to store gadgets and beverages.
Amenities and safety
The newest model 2019 Mazda CX -7 will be also loaded with amenities and safety features that will be top notch. The SUV will get several airbags with rearview camera, traction and stability control. Advanced safety tech like blind spot monitor and lane departure warning may be offered as an option.
Amenities are likely to include leather-appointed seats, heated steering wheel, ventilated seats, sunroof and ambient lighting. Mazda may also offer premium sound system and navigation. A touch screen based infotainment setup is also expected.
2019 Mazda CX-7 engine rumors
Nothing is known about the exact powertrain that will be used in the new CX 7. However, Mazda may take any of the engines used in the CX lineup and tweak it.
The 2.5-liter SkyActive engine capable of producing 155 horsepower may be used under the hood. It may be paired with a CVT setup. Fuel economy is likely to be good. The second one engine may be a turbocharged engine that will produce around 200 – 250 HP.
2019 Mazda CX-7 price and availability
The price of 2019 Mazda CX-7 crossover is unknown. However, its price should be a tad above that of the new CX-5 model around $30,000 for the base version. Furthermore, the release date may be somewhere in early or mid-2019.
Summing it up
The upcoming 2019 Mazda CX-7 crossover is going to be important for the carmaker. Furthermore, a lot of aspects about the car are still unclear including the engine and release time. Mazda should price the vehicle with care to make it successful.