Mazda Taking CX-7 off US Plate in 2012

We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Mazda’s old vehicles all look a little bit like their RX-8 sportscar used to. But now that the mighty wankel engined car is no more, there’s no more reason for that. In fact Mazda already has new styling and its own platform in the CX-5.
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And so the decision to cut the slightly bigger but largely outdated CX-7 crossover from the US lineup is justified. By the end of the year, the car will no longer be available, and Mazda did not sound sorry. In fact, through February they’ve only sold 2,600 units in America.

"CX-7 was positioned between where the CX-5 is now and where the CX-9 is, and the only other person in that range was really the Nissan Murano," Robert Davis, executive vice president told Autonews. "Between the size, along with the pricing and launching with a turbo engine, that put us at too many disadvantages to be successful,"
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