After the redesign of the three-row CX-9 in 2016 and new generation of the Mazda CX-5, rumor has surfaced that brand has more options for its crossover SUV lineup. Particularly, with the growing demand for the SUV vehicles brands growing their provide with the new models. Mazda might do the same and the name of the rumored model will noise familiar. The new addition to Mazda’s crossover SUV collection may apparently be the 2018 Mazda CX-7. The same title was used for Mazda’s vehicle which was stopped in 2012 and made the room for the now super-popular CX-5. With the size that has been approximately the compact and mid-size category, not too great fuel economy and inefficient interior space, the sales of this model were mediocre. But, the new model promises to resolve all its drawbacks and be aggressive in the SUV market.
2018 MAZDA CX-7: DESIGN
What we realize about the 2018 Mazda CX-7 is coming from the unofficial options and we do not have an evidence from the company about this model. Based on the car industry speculations the new CX-7 might arrive on the stretched version of the CX-5 platform which has been adjusted for the new generation of Mazda’s compact crossover. The CX-5 is among segment’s smallest examples and the CX-7 must be a more relaxed provide from the Mazda. It should obviously be smaller than the CX-9 but we do not understand how much.
On the other hand, the exterior of the model must not the be the surprise as it may pull an creativity from Mazda’s Koeru concept. It should mean that model will adopt brand’s newest KODO design form which may make this model effective and elegant in the same time. The model could have slim headlights and Mazda’s trademark grille on its front side. Dynamic body sculpting may also increase its appearance and options also indicating that this model might get a sportier profile with the fastback roofline. The rear area includes Koeru encouraged taillights and sporty rear bumper.
Inside, the model must imitate the design seen on Mazda’s most models especially on the newest CX-5 and CX-9. It are certain to get Mazda’s relaxed chairs and material upholstery in the base trim. All models should also provide Mazda’s latest infotainment system with the smartphone compatibility and a top of dash mounted center screen.
Upgrades may include the leather upholstery, advanced speakers, beautiful cut decorations larger wheels, power and hot chairs, and so on.
If Mazda may introduction this model, it’ll, of course, get productive safety functions like the lane departure caution, blind-spot monitoring, ahead collision caution with computerized disaster braking, etc. Several brands made much of these functions common but the current CX-5 provide them in the upper cut stage and that could also be with the new CX-7 as well.
2018 MAZDA CX-7: POWERTRAINS
When it comes to the powertrain options, rumors indicating that Mazda will not reinvent the wheel however it’ll pick the engine options from its recent elements bin. One choice could be a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine which motivates the new CX-5 with 187 hp and torque of 185 pound-feet. The new CX-5 also offers the diesel engine option and maybe it’s accessible with the CX-7 as well. A 2.2-liter turbodiesel could offer more than 180 horsepower and healthy torque. But, it could be nice that this model gets a 2.5-liter turbo engine from the CX-9 which can produce 250 hp.
A 6-speed computerized must be essential like in Mazda’s different stated models. This smooth transmission system may deliver power to the standard front-wheel drive. As an choice, the 2018 Mazda CX-7 may offer the four-wheel drive.
2018 MAZDA CX-7: POSSIBLE ARRIVAL, PRICE
Mazda hasn’t stated on the rumors about the 2018 Mazda CX-7 so far. According for some options, we ought to assume it toward mid-2018. The price must come from upper 20, 000 range.