Used 2012 Mazda CX-7 SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2012 Mazda CX-7 SUV Crossover

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 Pros Fantastic exterior styling is appealing to a wide range of consumers.

 Pros Affordable price, especially for all you get.

 Pros Super fuel-economy, even in the all-wheel drive mode.

 Pros Controlled ride even holds its composure on turns.

 Pros Comfortable seating for five in a stylish cabin.

 Pros Small turning circle makes parking and maneuvering a breeze.

 Pros Three-spoke steering wheel is reminiscent of the Miata.

 Pros Turbocharged engine offers impressive acceleration.

 Pros Plenty of packages and options to choose from for personalization.

 Cons Navigation display is small hard to see and obviously cheap.

 Cons Audio controls are difficult to use.

 Cons Less cargo space than some main competitors.

 Cons Although roomy there is less leg room for rear seat passengers than some competition.

 Cons Base engine offers extremely slow acceleration.

 Cons All-wheel drive is only available on supercharged engine models.

 Cons Scored poorly in roof strength crash tests.

 Cons Takes 131 feet to stop from 60 mph, which is significantly longer than average.

 Cons Ride is smooth, but may feel a bit firm to some.

 Cons Transmission calibration often makes the delivery of power feel abrupt.