Mazda CX-7 Update Coming
The new Mazda CX-7
23rd August, 2009
Mazda Australia will later this year add two new engines
to its updated CX-7 range.
On sale in November, the refreshed CX-7 range will 'adopt' the 2.5 litre naturally-aspirated and 2.2
litre turbo-diesel engines already used in the Mazda 6. By doing so, Mazda recognises the diverse needs
of Australian SUV buyers, becoming the only country where all three powertrains are offered.
Mazda’s refreshed SUV will be available in a choice of three powertrains, three transmissions, two
drivetrains and four feature-packed grades.
The newly adopted front-wheel-drive CX-7 Classic utilises the naturally aspirated 2.5 litre engine
and is matched to a 5-speed Activematic transmission. The inline-four, DOHC, 16-valve configuration
delivers maximum power of 120 kW at 6,000 rpm and maximum torque of 205 Nm at 2,000 rpm. Fuel economy
is 9.4 litres per 100 km.
The new CX-7 Diesel Sports with 2.2 litre turbo-diesel engine boasts maximum power of 127 kW at
3,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 2,000 rpm. Power is delivered via a 6-speed manual
transmission and transferred to the road through Mazda’s Active Torque Split All-Wheel-Drive system.
The fuel consumption is 7.6 litres per 100 km.
Carried over in the refreshed Mazda CX-7 range and available in the CX-7 Classic Sports and CX-7
Luxury Sports is the 2.3-litre Direct Injection Spark Ignition turbo engine producing 175 kW of power
and 350 Nm of torque. Matched to a 6-speed Activematic transmission, it also utilises the Active
Torque Split All-Wheel-Drive system.
All models in the Mazda CX-7 range will feature updated styling and revised features details of
which will be reported by Next Car in the near future.
The coming range
CX-7 5-sp Activematic Classic
CX-7 6-sp Activematic Classic Sports
CX-7 6-sp Activematic Luxury Sports
CX-7 6-sp Manual Diesel Sports