After the announcements of the complete new Mazda CX-8 model comes the news that the manufacturer is currently working to bring back the popular Mazda CX-7. According to numerous speculations, the new 2021 Mazda CX-7 will introduce its comeback with a more stylish look.
The manufacturer discontinued this mid-size SUV in late 2012, and after success with all Mazda CX models and primarily to the new Kodo design, we will see some amplification in the following year.
2021 Mazda CX-7 New Styling
The newest crossover 2021 Mazda CX-7 will be an attractive crossover that will slot between smaller CX-5 and larger CX-9. As on all models in the CX series, the manufacturer will use the same Kodo design language on the CX-7 model. However, at this moment, there is only a teaser image available, and everything else about this SUV is predictions and speculations. According to the latest reports, the new 2021 Mazda CX-7 will be 190 inches long, and its wheelbase measures 110-inches.
Design-wise, the CX-7 will offer the same styling as its siblings. We must add that all the latest Mazda models are using a similar styling language because of the Kodo language. That means that we can expect traditional and familiar grille and high designed front fascia.
Interior Design and Changes
The interior of this model will be definitively trendy and modern. Mazda is well known in the world as one of the best manufactures in this department. So, we can assume that CX-7 will be stylish and spacious inside. Lots of features and cues will be taken from models CX-5 and CX-9. It is good because both models provide one of the best cabins in this segment.
The standard model will include a mix of features as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, SiriusXM radio, Bluetooth, wireless charging, navigation. Reserved package that is also available on the mentioned above models will make the road to the new CX-7. Grand Touring model is the most equipped and most expensive trim that will also be offered with more luxury.
2021 Mazda CX-7 Under the Hood
The 2021 Mazda CX-7 will probably be available with two engine options. The main unit that will power this SUV is a 2.5-liter powertrain that delivers 225 hp and 310 lb-ft. This type of engine from some reports will be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. As before, we can expect front wheels as standard on all models.
The next alternative is a diesel engine. The SkyActive-D unit will be probably offered as optional powertrain. This model consists of a 2.2-liter powertrain that can produce 175 hp and 310 pound-feet of torque. However, we are still waiting for officials to confirm these rumors and bring some ratings.
Price and Release Date
It is tough to predict the price of the new 2021 Mazda CX-7 at this moment. From some reports, the upcoming Mazda CX-7 will sit in the price range somewhere between CX-5 and CX-9 models.
Mazda CX-5 starts at $25,000, while the bigger one $33,000. So, the new mid-size Mazda CX-7 could be priced around $30,000 or even more. Mazda`s new mid-size SUV will definitively shake the market with its release sometime in 2020.