The CX-9 is 200 inches long and it is more a full-size SUV than the mid-size, as the company advertises it. Still, the Japanese manufacturer is not offering a vehicle longer than 180 inches (CX-5). Mazda CX-7 was the one to fill this gap, but the carmaker discontinued it in 2012. Now, with the growth of the mid-size class, it is perfect timing for a comeback.
The new Mazda CX-7 could appear as a classic crossover SUV. But, further speculations are analyzing other possibilities. The hottest topic is the hybrid SUV by the carmaker. It could be the CX-7. Still, it is likely to see the CX-5 as a flagship model, introducing such technology to US buyers. Another interesting rumor is mentioning the coupe crossover. This might be the hit if the public accepts this vehicle.
When Will Mazda CX-7 Come Back?
According to rumors, the carmaker is planning to bring back the crossover SUV next year. We still don’t have precise info if the company will launch it as 2021 YM, or fans are going to see the debut of the Mazda CX-7 concept. Either way, it will give us more info about the comeback. At least, enthusiasts are going to get the clarification of the CX-7 future.
Perhaps the best guess is that this model will be available on sale in 2022. The futuresuvs.com has given a contrastive explanation and they probably have the most accurate information when it comes to this model.
According to the www.caranddriver.com, this Mazda SUV will be built together with Toyota FX-4 in the new Toyota and Mazda plant in Alabama.
The hybrid unit is the priority for Mazda. If the company wants to stay competitive, then this kind of a drivetrain is ‘must-have’. Most competitors in both compact and mid-size classes are already out with such systems. Toyota and Honda are already managing to deliver 40+ mpg units for their vehicles. Mazda will hardly top that, but the diesel powerplant the CX-5 offers in some markets is not too far away.
We can hear two kinds of possibilities for the Mazda CX-7 Hybrid. One is that SUV will be based on the petrol engine, and another that diesel will serve as the standard powerplant. Either way, the emission, and mileage will get a boost and Mazda will get a more efficient vehicle.
New Mazda CX-7 Will Be Slotted Between CX-5 and CX-9
This is a no-brainer. Two existing models have a 20-inch gap in the size and that is exactly where Mazda CX-7 should fit. Well, the previous edition was 185 inches long, 5 more than the current CX-5. The CX-9 is more of the full-size model, with an overall length of 200 in.