2007 Mazda CX-7 Expert Reviews

Our view: 2007 Mazda CX-7

By David Thomas on August 22, 2006

Our view: 2007 Mazda CX-7

By David Thomas on August 22, 2006

Automakers are stemming the tide of anti-SUV sentiment with a new type of family vehicle: the crossover. Built primarily on car frames, crossovers — predictably — offer a more carlike... Read full review

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on May 13, 2006

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on May 13, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sales of crossover vehicles have exploded, making the segment the fastest-growing one -- and posing a question about new each entry: Is it mostly an SUV, a station wagon, a mini... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on May 21, 2006

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on May 21, 2006

The women were unhappy. I had done a "typical man thing." I had acted without consulting them, without giving them a choice, a chance to demur.They were right. I was guilty, although I felt no guil... Read full review


KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on July 1, 2006

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on July 1, 2006

Mazda's CX-7 midsize crossover SUV looks like a tall sedan and handles like a sports car. It populates a market segment that is quickly becoming the next Big Thing, and for good reason.Crossov... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on July 13, 2006

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on July 13, 2006

Television commercials for the 2007 Mazda CX-7 concentrate far more on its sportiness than they do on its utility, which is appropriate, because the CX-7 tries very hard to put some fun into drivin... Read full review

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on July 12, 2006

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on July 12, 2006

ANN ARBOR -- The fact that Mazda has succeeded in creating a genre-bending vehicle that straddles the boundaries between a sports car, a station wagon and an SUV was immediately clear to us as we l... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on September 6, 2006

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on September 6, 2006

Mazda finally has its own sport utility vehicle, not just one either built by Ford or copied from a Ford design.And the all-new 2007 Mazda CX-7 is a worthy entry in the SUV market at a time when sp... Read full review

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on September 17, 2006

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on September 17, 2006

Have to say the arrival of crossovers brings mixed emotions after twice losing out to the bottle blond and being forced to bypass the store offering fine spirits to visiting the facility pedaling a... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on October 23, 2006

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on October 23, 2006

Although crossover SUVs 4 are most often characterized as tall station wagons, with the chassis of cars and the carrying capacity of sport utilities, there is an emerging class that truly blurs the... Read full review

The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on March 9, 2007

The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on March 9, 2007

Mazda, which loves a good catchphrase, calls its all-new 2007 CX-7 "the SUV you never saw coming."The tag fits, because even after it arrived for testing, I was convinced it was more a crossover wi... Read full review

Mother Proof's view

By Kristin Varela on February 12, 2007

Mother Proof's view

By Kristin Varela on February 12, 2007

I don't know too many people who would brag to their friends about going out to buy a Mazda. I'm not really sure why that is, as this is a brand that really deserves a second (and third a... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on July 7, 2007

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on July 7, 2007

With the CX-7, Mazda has called the bluff of those SUV critics who insist they wouldn't consider an SUV until somebody built one that drove and handled like a sporty car, and sold it for a rea... Read full review