The Mazda CX-7 is a midsize crossover sport-utility vehicle made in Hiroshima, Japan. It entered production in 2006 and is still being manufactured as of 2011. The CX-7 is the first midsize SUV Mazda has made since discontinuing the Navajo in 1994.
All four wheels on the Mazda CX-7 use ventilated disc brakes. This vehicle has antilock brakes with stability and traction control. The standard drive on the CX-7 is front wheel drive, and it also has the option for Active Torque Split drive. This drive system uses a computer to distribute the torque between the front and rear wheels. The Mazda CX-7 also has fully independent suspension.
The Mazda CX-7 has the body style of a four-door SUV, and the engine is in the front of the vehicle. The CX-7 has a wheelbase of 108.3 inches, a width of 73.7 inches and a height of 64.8 inches. The curb weight of this vehicle was 3,929 pounds. The length of the Mazda CX-7 was 184.1 inches in made from 2007 to 2009. The length of the CX-7 for models made after 2009 was 184.3 inches.
The standard engine for the 2011 Mazda CX-7 is a 2.5-liter engine producing 161 hp and 161 pound-feet of torque. The current CX-7 also has the option of a 2.3-liter turbocharged engine that produces 244 hp and 258 pound-feet of torque. The standard transmission is a five-speed automatic transmission and the turbocharged engine has a six-speed automatic transmission.