Equipped with exceptional cutting edge technology of Japanese engineering, the 2018 Mazda CX-7 is the latest brand of SUV to be released in markets in the coming year. It has enhanced off-road capabilities and the best engine configuration in the segment.
Emerging highly victorious in various competitive tests, the SUV is expected to be released at a very affordable price, yet capable of competing with the high-level Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape.
2018 Mazda CX-7 – Design Specifications
Made slightly bigger than its outgoing model. The latest release features a more classy and chic exterior equipped with luxurious features. The quality details provided to the exterior has changed its entire appearance. The 19-inch wheels provide an edge to handle extremely rough terrains as well. The improved front end accommodates a new grille, large bumpers and LED headlights. The skeletal system of the car has gone an extraordinary transformation to lift its stamina and lessen the suspension.
The sophisticated seating capacity with sleek leather, a spacious cabin, and storage area are all part of the lush interiors of the SUV. It is designed with the latest enhanced technology and safety features such as rear-view cameras, dual front airbags, forward collision warning and lane departure warning. The Mazda CX-7 also incorporates a premium infotainment system with a unique freestanding touchscreen, along with a quality audio package. Driving assistance features such as cruise control, satellite navigation, start and stop technology are also included.
2018 Mazda CX-7 – Engine Performance
Although the Mazda CX-7 is not going to shine in its own platform. It is said to borrow the highlighting features of the CX-5 architecture. Under the hood, the manufacturer is also said to add a new suspension system which largely improves the cornering and handling of the vehicle.
The engine’s performance has been suitably enhanced for handling fuel efficiently and to reduce the number of carbon emissions. The advancements in the high-quality technology affect the efficiency and the effectiveness of the engine and its transmission.
The two engines present are to be mated to either a 6-speed or an 8-speed automatic transmission. The first engine produces a maximum output of 184 hp and 185 lb feet of torque from a 2.5-liter charged turbo engine and produces much less noise when compared to its counterparts.
The car has quick acceleration, taking it from 0 to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds, earning it top marks in the segment. An additional engine produces about 155 hp and 150 lb feet of torque from a 2.0-liter four cylinder engine. The two engines send power simultaneously to the rear and the front axle. The model incorporates the latest SkyActiv technology.
2018 Mazda CX-7 – Price and Release Date
Although it is still in the initial stage of development, with its release date still to be revealed. The 2018 Mazda CX-7 is expected to hit the markets during the final quarter of 2017 or the second quarter of 2018. Its price range is said to be between 25,000$ – 40,000$ making a very affordable investment.