Thursday, April 16, 2009

2009 New York - 2010 Mazda CX-7

The 2010 Mazda CX-7 has finally made its stateside debut after being unveiled at the Canadian and Geneva Motor Show. Today at the 2009 New York Auto Show, Mazda announced that the new 2010 CX-7 will go on sale in the U.S. in the late summer of 2009.

Buyers will have the choice of picking between two powertrain options for the five-passenger SUV. The base entry level 2010 CX-7 will be powered by a 2.5L inline 4-cylinder unit making 161-hp and a maximum torque of 161 lb-ft. It will be mated to a 5-speed automatic and a front-wheel-drive system and will achieve an estimated 21/28 mpg (city/highway).

For those seeking more power, Mazda will also offer a 2.3L DISI turbo-charged unit making 244-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. It will be offered with a choice of front-wheel-drive or Mazda’s Active Torque-Split all-whee-drive system.

Pricing and availability details will be announced closer to the launch date.

Follow the jump for the press release and the high-res image gallery.

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Courtesy : egmcartech