2008 Mazda Cx 7
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Great engine and great handling XUV.

by from Cincinnati, OH on August 19, 2007

Great design. Here's what's missing. 1. Front seats are too short for leg length, leaves about 3 inches of your leg with no support behind your knees. 2. My dealer installed custom leather - beautiful...
Great design. Here's what's missing. 1. Front seats are too short for leg length, leaves about 3 inches of your leg with no support behind your knees. 2. My dealer installed custom leather - beautiful. Standard leather is poor. 3. No outside temperature gauge - you get this in the Mazda3 ??? 4. Body metal is like tin foil dings easily. 5. Gas mileage is horrible. Less than 20 mpg on highway. 6. Bose stereo is not upto par against other Bose cars systems I've owned. What they got right: 1. Engine design - great performance engine 2. Instrument design 3. Body styling. 4. Six speed Manual/Auto Gearbox Nice car - a few things need replacing and the gas mileage is very poor (4 cylinder, turbo engine should get 30-35 on highway).
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Zoom Zoom

by from Minneapolis, MN on June 26, 2014

I've owned my Mazda for 2 years now. I love it and am so glad I bought it. We got a good price and couldn't be happier with this SUV. It has some zip to it with the turbo, has plenty of trunk/hatch sp...
I've owned my Mazda for 2 years now. I love it and am so glad I bought it. We got a good price and couldn't be happier with this SUV. It has some zip to it with the turbo, has plenty of trunk/hatch space and is comfortable. I would recommend it. I have no clue why others have given it bad reviews.
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Mazda is hot!

by from Philadelphia on December 11, 2007

Had the CX7 now for 4 months, love it. A real road car, even tho it is a crossover. Lots of power and roadability, attractive, SIRIUS and Bose together is great.
Had the CX7 now for 4 months, love it. A real road car, even tho it is a crossover. Lots of power and roadability, attractive, SIRIUS and Bose together is great.
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"SO FAR SO GOOD"

by from STATEN ISLAND,NY on September 29, 2007

I just recently leased the 2008 CX-7 Grand Touring and i was most impressed with the power of the four cylinder engine,at first i was sceptical on weather a four cylinder could deliver enough punch,bo...
I just recently leased the 2008 CX-7 Grand Touring and i was most impressed with the power of the four cylinder engine,at first i was sceptical on weather a four cylinder could deliver enough punch,boy was i wrong! The handling of the vehicle was also very surprising does not perform like an suv but like a car, the tech package is also a great option on this vehicle would highly recomend this package. Over all great vehicle for the money,plenty of room,fun to drive, would definitley recomend to all.
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The Best

by from STL on February 6, 2008

Great SUV, Handling is great shows excellent power and interiors are too good not to mention the Bose music system. A fully loaded CX7 is far better then a Acura RDX and even Lexus 350h, If we compar...
Great SUV, Handling is great shows excellent power and interiors are too good not to mention the Bose music system. A fully loaded CX7 is far better then a Acura RDX and even Lexus 350h, If we compare the price of 28K Vs 35 and 49K for fully loaded version of other SUVs
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Good car

by from Mastic beach, new york on April 6, 2017

Nice purchase good for wveryday use with commuting to work. Also great for fun when. Purchase this vehicle u will be happy
Nice purchase good for wveryday use with commuting to work. Also great for fun when. Purchase this vehicle u will be happy
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Greatest car I've ever had!

by from Fairfield County, CT on May 21, 2008

I love this car. It handles wonderfully, has an awesome Bose stereo (upgrade). It's perfect for a small family and stylish as can be. Solid engineering and seating is very comfortable, no matter what ...
I love this car. It handles wonderfully, has an awesome Bose stereo (upgrade). It's perfect for a small family and stylish as can be. Solid engineering and seating is very comfortable, no matter what other reviews may say. The only down-side of this vehicle is the gas mileage - and having to fuel up with high grade gas. I considered selling the vehicle for that reason, but the positive aspects are way too many to trade it in!!!!
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Good sports car for the money!

by from Minnesota on May 8, 2010

I bought a used 2008 CX-7 AWD touring model with 36,000 miles on it.... I have clocked almost 2000 miles and the ride has been smooth so far, even though the engine is little bit louder especially whe...
I bought a used 2008 CX-7 AWD touring model with 36,000 miles on it.... I have clocked almost 2000 miles and the ride has been smooth so far, even though the engine is little bit louder especially when you accelerate, but its understandable due to turbo engine! I was initially worried about gas mileage but I have been getting decent gas mileage, 16 gallon tank last me about 300-330 miles... giving me about low 20's in city and around 23-24 mpg on highway. I do travel a lot so that was my main concern, but I am pretty satisfied with the performance so far. This is my first car... so I had done my homework, drove a lot of other mid-size SUV's, but the feel, look, style, bose stereo, and driving performance was appealing to me and not forgetting the price, its cheaper compared to other mid-size crossover SUVs. The car is also pretty precious.. more leg room and it has a feel of sport car feel... good luck buying!
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Fun, nice car but not for everyone.

by from Houston on December 17, 2008

As I read my fellow CX-7 owner's reviews I get the feeling that many of us purchased this car more due to looks and the ability to boast about having a turbo charged vehicle than anything else. Yes, t...
As I read my fellow CX-7 owner's reviews I get the feeling that many of us purchased this car more due to looks and the ability to boast about having a turbo charged vehicle than anything else. Yes, the styling and presence of this vehicle cannot be denied. Nor can I say that it isn't fun to drive. However, if you are considering this car think about these few things: MPG - it gets at best 20 for me on highway and 17 combined on top of the fact that it needs premium fuel. If you think you are going to get away with less, the dealer will tell you that you can but you lose the whole point of having a turbo charged engine and might as well buy a 6 cylinder something else. Size - the RAV 4 has more cargo space and the CR-V more passenger space. Family use - it is much higher than similar CUV's making it almost impossible for my 3yr old to get in and out of. It suffers from an odd placement, operation or complete absence of buttons - the master window control panel is an all or nothing deal, if the windows are locked, even the driver can't manually open a window. And it also locks out the passenger. There is no master lamp control and no vanity mirror lights. Doors are intended for adults, they are heavy and do not stay open with the force a typical young child would apply. Standard Features - For a vehicle produced in 2008 and not 1998 I would expect it to have MP3 disk playing capabilities (that is $600.00 more for an mp3 changer), an axillary jack and more than one charging outlet. (Hard to decide whether to charge your cell phone or your GPS unit sometimes). Many of these issues are minor but do you really want to deal with them daily for 3-6 years?
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Best car I've ever had

by from Central PA on July 14, 2009

I have had so many cars, its sad to think about sometimes. So, my husband and I decided to lease this mazda cx-7 (grand touring) since I tend to change my mind so quickly. Well, I wish we would have j...
I have had so many cars, its sad to think about sometimes. So, my husband and I decided to lease this mazda cx-7 (grand touring) since I tend to change my mind so quickly. Well, I wish we would have just bought the car. I have never been so content and enjoyed driving a car as much as I love to drive my mazda. Pros: -Love my 18" rims -The exterior look -Bose (upgrade) sounds good -Fun to drive Cons: -Gas mileage (I was already prepared for that... and considering we have a trailblazer, its not too bad) -Premium gas, if it was 20 mpg with regular unleaded, then gas mileage wouldnt be as much of an issue -Tires are expensive to replace
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