2008 Mazda CX-7 User Reviews

2008 Mazda CX-7 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 8 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"style" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"turbo" 2 reviews

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2008 Mazda CX-7 Sport Review
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Very powerfull and great handling SUV.  Bose stereo is super.

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Ride is a little harsh due to still suspension for handling.  Only two seats.

RebelLonghorn
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Low Cost High Quality Suv. Not Fancy But Typical Long Term Mazda. — Looks better than the mid size Lexus SUV and costs $10,000 less. Mine has 148,000 and still runs like a top on the original set of brakes. Bigger than my Toyota Corolas but just as reliable and twice as fast. This car will cruise at 75 all day long and will get about 24mpg. Not great but acceptable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2008 Mazda CX-7 Touring AWD Review
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Great driving car and handles the road great

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Wish the front window wasn't so big sometimes

cars4u2
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Great Family Car — I love the heated leather seats, the AWD is great for the rain or the snow. Plenty of cargo room for road trips with the family and the car is just good looking all around. Great design and very dependable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sporty, stylish and tons of room. Handles well in the snow/ice without snow tires.

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Not the best on MPG but decent when compared to other SUVs of it's size.

ktang
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Love My Car. — Really happy with my car. It's a perfect size with tons of cargo space for my job. Sits at a nice height, not being too big/tall. Great handling, drives like a car. Have had it for about a year and a half and really enjoyed it. Never put snow tires on and it handled fine in the bad winter weather. Very comfortable sitting in the front and the back seats. Easy to drive with almost no blind spots. Could be better on gas!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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turbo!

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gas mileage

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Family Crossover With Sport Sedan Heart — i love driving this car, for a crossover you would never be able to tell your driving something so big, its nimble, has a decent amount of power, gas mileage is terrible but worth the price epa estimated 17-23 mpg.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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it looks good it drive well

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lack of auto gearbox

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My Lovely Mazda — my car is brillant it handles brilliantly and the 2.3 litre turbo engine gives decent power and torgue the handling is amazing and the ownership costs i paid 11,800 pounds for my car and the car is fun to drive

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2008 Mazda CX-7 Sport Review
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looks good and comfy seats

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gas mileage is bad

edsel12
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Love This Car But Gas Mileage Was Horrible — nice looking car but a very low gas mileage. my average mileage with 25%city/75% highway was 16mpg. turbo was nice but not quick enough for my taste. the 2008 was nice because you could use regular or premium gas.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2008 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring Review
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Same engine as Madzaspeed3

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Using premium back when it was $5.00 a gallon.

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Performance Oriented Family Hauler. — Awesome acceleration, braking and handling. Expensive repair costs. Interior & exterior styling was awesome. Good gas mileage. This car was definitely fun to drive. Gotta say Zoom Zoom! A 2.3 Liter Turbo Charged Engine with inter cooler. There was a lot of possibilities for this cross-over.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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The fun factor of it

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people would want to race you all the time

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Can't Beat The Way This Car Handles It Compares To The R8 But Cost Only A Fraction Of It. — This car is RAW with few creature comforts witch focuses more on handling and performance. Hitting the twisties won't dissapoint you just feeling the way it grips makes you thing that the tires are melting on the road. This car truly is a drivers car and a true Rally legend.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2008 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring Review
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nice

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nothing

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Nice — Great car, nice equiped, good acceleration, excellent brakes, no need for repairs yet, looks very very very very good, great awesome well finished and shiny interior, a super duper trooper fun vehicle to drive around the city and into the country

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looks

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4 cylinder turbo too noisy

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Great Car — its a great looking car, but need 's a V6 engine rather than a 4 turbo. too delicate in accidents.mileage is okay for a 4 turbo. eats tires fast. a little too noisy for my liking but then it a 4 cylinder what can yu expect.

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2011 Mazda CX-7 Reviews

Great Family Car By a1challenged

It rides ok, it has pretty good ground clearance which it allows it to go over some objects. Not an off road vehicle though. It get's ok gas mileage on long distances, and gets around 350 mi between ... Read More

Great Reliable Suv By mitch1b

This is the second CX-7 I have owned, the first a 2009 was fantastic and this one is even better. It is great in the snow and handles very well. Just a fun and reliable car to drive on a daily basis. ... Read More

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2010 Mazda CX-7 Reviews

Not A Bad Vehicle By Mike

Our 1st import, still learning my way around it. Mazda builds good, reliable vehicles. Silver is easy to keep clean. Oil changes might be a pain in the ass. This is my wife's daily driver that I maint... Read More

Cx-7 By Ada_Fry

I have now had my CX-7 for over a year now- my gas mileage got even better after about 12,000 miles. I average about 28mpg on the highway. I still love my car! The only thing that I would change is th... Read More

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2009 Mazda CX-7 Reviews

Cuv For The Cool Guys By bobbyt559

Performance oriented car. I currently have a HKS RS Intake w/ Corksport TID, HKS SSQV IV BOV, and CP-E 3" Dual Cat back installed, Feels like a bigger Mazdaspeed 6. I bought this car for its interior... Read More

Impressive Performance By RockyBrightrwell

I love everything from my CX-7. To begin the style is aggressive as well as elegant, even though, I am not entirely sure how did Mazda incorporated both words in one sentece. Performance, I drove many... Read More

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2007 Mazda CX-7 Reviews

Great Looking Design Suv, Affordable Used, Discontinued Model Shame On Mazda. By Marc30044

I bought the car as the 3rd driver. It was certtified for 3 years so I paid some extra on it, was not cheap but when you want some warranty you buy new or with a certified plan. The gas mileage is not... Read More

Excellent, Reliable, Good-looking Crossover/suv By Pedro

Loved this car, would definitely at least look at the new CX-5 or the CX-9 as a new car. Had never had a Mazda before, but every time I went to the dealer (only for routine maintenance, mind you), I w... Read More

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