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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV
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2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
MSRP
$30,355
Invoice
$29,481
Average Price Paid
$30,334
99 listings nationwide

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2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV
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Carbon Edition AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,840
5 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,097
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV
Rob Feeman Review:

A bit of a misfit in Mazda's lineup, the CX-7 will disappear after 201...

The Good: The 2012 Mazda CX-7 crossover vehicle delivers one of the most spirite...

The Bad: Currently in its last year of production, the CX-7 receives no new fea...

2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 is a competitive compact SUV for buyers looking to satisfy the needs of the typical family. For the 2021 model year, Mazda has enhanced the model’s tech and discont...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 4
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV
Joyce writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Toyota Avalon worse.
"I dont, senior, dont want payments.."
Value Ranked 2020 Toyota Avalon worse.
"Have 08 cx7, excellent but having problem after 12yrs, love my cx7..stop making them in2012, if still did , I would get brand new one.."
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
10
Rockone writes:
Dont get me wrong it drove fine space was soso compared to the seltos

Specs

2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.4 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
161 hp @ 6,000 RPM
187 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
13:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in 41 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 39.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.9 cu ft 30.9 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 150 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.3 in 179.1 in
Width 73.7 in 83.3 in
Height 64.8 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 106.2 in

Available Options

2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry Mica
  • Brilliant Black
  • Copper Red Mica
  • Crystal White Pearl Mica
  • Liquid Silver Metallic
  • Stormy Blue Mica

Option Packages

  • Overhead Style DVD Entertainment System
  • Rearview Camera Mirror
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • POLYMETAL Gray

Option Packages

  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
  • Rear Parking Sensors

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