Mazda MAZDA3 vs Mazda CX-7 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
MSRP
$20,500
Invoice
$19,609
Average Price Paid
$18,944
297 listings nationwide

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2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV
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2.0 Sedan FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,769
2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,475
6 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Mazdas are fun. All of them. Even the SUVs. But until recently, they weren’t particularly fast. The joy in driving a Mazda derived from the expertly tuned ride and handling qualities t...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
No User Reviews
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.."

Specs

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD
2012 Mazda CX-7
i SV
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 16.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
161 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
161 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
9.7:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.28 in x 3.59 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
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 36.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 29.9 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 150 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 184.3 in
Width 70.7 in 73.7 in
Height 56.9 in 64.8 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2021 Mazda MAZDA3
2.0 Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
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

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