Do not buy CX-7 AWD
By Maavalous on
2009 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Do not buy a Mazda CX-7 with AWD! Mazda has a serious vibration issue in all the Cx-7 AWD models. From 55 to 100 mph (yes, I tested to 100) the car has a vibration in the AWD system. I tried to get it repaired and they tried for a while and gave up. We found four examples and they all vibrated. They now consider the vibration "normal". They refused to replace mine because "it would not eliminate the problem". I tested almost all the CUVs out there... none vibrate like this! Beware! They are not going to fix this!!
Stereo, navigation, looks, handling, performance. If you don't get AWD, the car rocks!
Interior plushness on Grand Touring. Better front seats. Lots of little stuff that is OK but could be better. But the big one is the AWD vibration problem.