2010 Mazda CX-7 World Premiere in New York
The CX-7 is powered by a 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine that produces a maximum power of 161 hp and 161 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a five-speed automatic transmission, this particular configuration reaches 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg in highway conditions. a 2.3-liter DISI turbo engine that generates 244 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque is available as an option.
"Advanced features utilized in the MZR-series engines include chain-driven dual overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder for deep breathing at high revs and efficient torque delivery at lower revs. Counter-rotating balance shafts located in the oil pan provide a dramatic reduction in the vibration and harshness often found in large-displacement four-cylinder engines, and a forged steel crankshaft ensures excellent long-term durability," Mazda explained.
Inside, the car brings a new steering wheel with controls for the audio system, Bluetooth support, cruise control, a Multi Information Display mounted in the center of the console and providing access to the main features of the car, including trip computer, rear-view camera, navigation and maintenance.
"The CX-7 facelift interior was developed with new materials placed at various locations around the cabin to give an even more premium look and feel," the Japanese automaker added.
The 2010 Mazda CX-7 was officially rolled out at the 2009 Canadian International Auto Show in February and is expected to go on sale in the US this summer.
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