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By disappointed
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2008 Mazda CX-7 SUV Sport 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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Air compressor locked up at 18000 miles and burned the drive belt up. Gas mileage stinks, don't let the dealership lie about the fuel, you HAVE to use premium gas or it lugs and shifts like crap.


Best Features

handling


Worst Features

reliability,gas mileage and road noise.


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By Jim
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2008 Mazda CX-7 SUV Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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One of the best vehicles I've owned in oner 50 years of driving. Glad to see Ford is using some of this technology. Would buy another Mazda.


Best Features

Manual/Auot trans. GPS system. fun to drive. styling is holding up.


Worst Features

Update to GPS maps. better gas mileage


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Compact SUV that is fun to drive
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By Lurking
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2008 Mazda CX-7 SUV Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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I've enjoyed my first month of owning my new CX-7. It is a beautiful vehicle and it has carried me through 6" of snow and a blinding rainstorm already. I test drove many other vehicles in this category but the Mazda was, by far, the most fun to drive. That consideration was not at the top of my priority list, but it's superiority there outshined some of the smaller disadvantages. One thing I wish I had known was just how poor the gas mileage is. My vehicle is returning 13mpg in the city and about 19 mpg on the highway. I'm not even sure how a 4 cyl engine can possibly return such poor numbers. I recommend the vehicle with the caveat that you must be willing to accept poor gas mileage.


Best Features

The suspension tuning, the Black Cherry color, keyless entry and ignition system, Bose stereo


Worst Features

Better interior carpeting, navigation system with the ability to look up names of shops or restaurants rather than just addresses, better mileage, I'll say that again, Better Gas Mileage!


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Questioning the purchase.
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By cindy
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2008 Mazda CX-7 SUV Touring 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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We just bought this car 2 days ago. We drove quite a few cars and liked how this one took off (on premium gas)! Ultimately chose this one because of the great deal we got. We're mostly pleased with it. What's up with the headlights? (We didn't drive the car after dark until after we'd brought it home.) There's a "line" across your field of vision which "divides" light and dark. It's not as obvious with high beam. Dealer service guy says it's normal. It's very annoying. Seats could be a little more comfortable. Quieter ride would be nice. Better gas mileage, too. Everything else about the car we're happy.


Best Features

Price, fun to drive.


Worst Features

Quieter ride, better gas mileage, correct headlight issue, more comfortable seats, automatic headlights, automatic door locks.


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I love my Mazda CX-7
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By hunt5368
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2008 Mazda CX-7 SUV Sport 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


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I bought this car after an accident in my Nissan Murano. The turbo 4-cylinder engine is surprisingly quick and there is no roll when taking turns. I only wish there were more cubbies for the driver. Its roomy enough to take family trips and compact enough for your daily errands. I would definitely recommend the CX-7.


Best Features

exterior style, interior colors, turbo, gauge cluster style, large cargo area, averaging 23/25 mpg


Worst Features

more cubbies around the driver


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