Mazda CX-7 is a division of Mazda Motor Corporation, an automobile manufacturing company located in Japan; it is a mid-size crossover SUV. It debuted in the 2006 LA Auto Show. Product assemblage was carried out at the Hiroshima plant (Japan), eventually, it was deemed ready for marketing and mass distribution in the year 2006 as a 2007 model. Moray Callum and Koizumi Iwao (2003) designed the Mazda CX-7 car model. It is available in front-wheel drive and all wheel drive options. An award-winning brand it’s accolades include the 2007 International Car of the Year (Crossover category), RJC Car of the Year (2008) amongst others.
The Mazda CX-7’s designated term as a ‘Soft Roader’ highlighted an active torque split that ensures grip uniformity on a slippery road, a four wheel drive system that is equipped with automatic transmission, anti-lock brakes, dynamic stability control, and traction control. It also exhibits a cool 3.5 inch super twisted nematic (STN) monochrome and 4.1-inch thin-film transistor (TFT) color Multi-Information Display (MID), Bluetooth compatibility and a Blind Spot Monitoring System
Problems with the Mazda CX7 models
Mazda CX-7 owners have reported the following common problems;
- Engine failure
- Turbo malfunction
- Stretched engine timing chain
- EGR valve malfunction