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Mazda CX-7 Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2011 15.5 MPG Highway Percentage 13 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 0 60 30 10 68 15.200
  hills light none 0 40 50 10 68 15.600
  flat light none 30 30 20 20 68 15.700
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 10 43 33 13 68 15.5  
  Averages hills light none 10 43 33 13 68 15.5
With the turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2011 Mazda CX-7 fuel economy has been averaging 15.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (33 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2011 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 161-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills med none 0 15 35 50 75 23.500
2011 4dr SUV 161-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills med none 0 15 35 50 75 23.5  
  Averages hills med none 0 15 35 50 75 23.5
With the 161-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2011 Mazda CX-7 has been averaging 23.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), in the city (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2010 19.3 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light none 0 0 90 10 65 20.573
  flat light hvy 0 5 5 90 62 18.100
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 0 3 48 50 64 19.3  
  Averages hills light light 0 3 48 50 64 19.3
With the turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Mazda CX-7 gas mileage has been averaging 19.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (48 percent), in the city (3 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2010 27.1 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 161-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 100 0 N/A 21.200
  flat lead light 10 10 10 70 65 32.000
  flat light none 0 5 80 15 62 23.300
  flat light light 3 3 0 94 70 32.000
2010 4dr SUV 161-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 3 5 48 45 66 27.1  
  Averages flat med light 3 5 48 45 66 27.1
With the 161-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Mazda CX-7 fuel economy has been averaging 27.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (45 percent), in the city (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2009 22.8 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 70 28.100
  flat light hvy 5 15 55 25 65 21.400
  flat light none 10 5 75 10 60 18.854
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 7 43 45 65 22.8  
  Averages flat light light 5 7 43 45 65 22.8
With the turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Mazda CX-7 has been averaging 22.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (43 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2009 17.3 MPG Highway Percentage 38 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 40 10 40 74 15.600
  flat med none 15 55 20 10 68 15.300
  flat med light 0 70 0 30 62 17.800
  flat med light 0 50 0 50 68 20.200
  flat med light 0 10 0 90 68 20.300
  flat med light 0 70 0 30 62 19.000
  flat med light 10 80 10 0 N/A 13.100
  flat med light 5 25 20 50 74 17.400
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 50 8 38 68 17.3  
  Averages flat med light 5 50 8 38 68 17.3
With the turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Mazda CX-7 gas mileage has been averaging 17.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (38 percent), in the suburbs (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2008 19.8 MPG Highway Percentage 31 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 5 15 10 70 65 16.667
  flat light none 0 0 75 25 62 19.300
  flat light none 0 0 75 25 62 19.400
  flat light none 0 0 75 25 62 19.100
  flat light none 0 0 75 25 62 24.900
  hills med none 23 24 26 27 70 19.600
  flat med none 10 40 20 30 70 19.000
  flat med hvy 25 25 25 25 60 20.388
  flat med hvy 25 25 25 25 75 20.724
  flat light light 0 33 33 33 70 21.122
  flat light none 0 0 75 25 62 17.700
  flat light light 5 15 40 40 70 20.000
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 8 15 46 31 66 19.8  
  Averages flat light none 8 15 46 31 66 19.8
With the turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Mazda CX-7 fuel economy has been averaging 19.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 46 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (31 percent), in the city (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (8 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2008 16.6 MPG Highway Percentage 21 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 80 10 8 2 60 18.000
  flat lead none 20 30 50 0 N/A 11.200
  flat light light 5 5 60 30 70 17.606
  flat light none 0 0 60 40 70 18.158
  flat med light 15 15 10 60 60 17.881
  flat med light 6 11 78 6 62 15.600
  hills light light 15 15 60 10 62 15.200
  flat light none 33 56 0 11 99 18.800
  hills med light 20 50 0 30 60 16.563
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 22 21 36 21 68 16.6  
  Averages flat med light 22 21 36 21 68 16.6
With the turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2008 Mazda CX-7 has been averaging 16.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 36 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (22 percent), in the city (21 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (21 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2007 20.5 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 10 10 30 50 60 21.000
  flat lead hvy 15 65 15 5 75 15.500
  flat light hvy 10 10 50 30 60 20.500
  flat light none 10 30 10 50 50 22.000
  hills v.lt hvy 0 0 5 95 65 31.316
  flat med none 0 100 0 0 N/A 17.600
  flat light hvy 0 5 0 95 70 25.800
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 70 17.700
  mtns light hvy 0 0 0 100 80 20.898
  flat med hvy 10 15 25 50 65 18.600
  flat med light 0 5 40 55 60 21.500
  flat med light 20 40 10 30 75 17.000
  flat med hvy 0 0 40 60 90 19.333
  flat med none 10 30 30 30 60 21.000
  flat v.lt light 5 15 10 70 70 24.700
  flat light hvy 10 10 30 50 60 22.000
  flat light light 5 40 30 25 60 20.000
  flat v.lt light 10 40 10 40 70 21.500
  flat med none 20 10 40 30 60 20.200
  flat med light 5 15 30 50 70 19.200
  flat med hvy 23 23 24 29 80 21.000
  flat med none 10 10 40 40 60 22.200
  flat light light 38 0 4 58 75 22.000
  flat light none 10 30 30 30 65 22.100
  flat med hvy 24 24 24 29 80 19.000
  flat light light 10 25 35 30 65 20.400
  flat med none 20 10 40 30 60 21.100
  flat med hvy 10 30 50 10 68 14.700
  flat med none 9 45 27 18 60 19.000
  flat light none 5 80 10 5 60 17.000
  flat med light 63 25 13 0 N/A 18.400
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 12 24 23 42 67 20.5  
  Averages flat light light 12 24 23 42 67 20.5
With the turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Mazda CX-7 gas mileage has been averaging 20.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 42 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (24 percent), in the suburbs (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (12 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Mazda CX-7 Mazda CX-7 2007 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 0 25 75 75 17.100
  flat med light 0 0 60 40 60 14.500
  flat med none 0 0 60 40 60 13.000
  flat light light 1 0 7 93 65 21.400
  flat med light 30 20 20 30 70 17.800
  flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 19.800
  flat med light 10 3 39 49 65 18.400
  flat med hvy 0 0 80 20 60 19.800
  flat lead none 5 24 24 48 80 16.000
  flat lead none 10 10 40 40 80 23.000
  flat med hvy 0 15 40 45 70 18.000
  flat light light 0 10 25 65 70 18.500
  flat med hvy 50 5 5 40 65 21.050
  flat med none 0 95 0 5 60 20.122
  flat med hvy 0 95 0 5 60 19.333
  flat med none 15 10 30 45 60 19.000
  flat light light 10 20 10 60 70 20.000
  flat med hvy 18 55 9 18 70 13.333
  flat med none 100 0 0 0 N/A 17.188
  flat med none 10 10 20 60 60 18.000
  flat light light 10 0 10 80 70 22.000
  flat med light 20 20 5 55 70 21.000
  flat lead light 10 20 15 55 75 18.500
  flat light none 20 10 25 45 70 15.315
  flat med none 10 10 20 60 65 21.000
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 13 17 27 43 67 18.5  
  Averages flat med light 13 17 27 43 67 18.5
With the turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2007 Mazda CX-7 fuel economy has been averaging 18.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Mazda CX-7s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), in the city (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Mazda CX-7 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2007 Mazda CX-7

2007 Mazda CX-7 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
reasonable
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
bad fuel economy, I guess thats why 2006-2008 models do have a trip computer but the trip computer was not able. 2009 to present all have same trip computer that provides MPG,distance to empty and somewhat of an improved gas mileage.
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Plenty of performance when needed yet 23 mpg on highway
2007 Mazda CX-7 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Gas milage could be better. 19/22.
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
With european fuel prices you can drain your wallet refuelling this car. However when you compare with other having 260 HP it is still not so bad
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very poor fuel performance around town. Good improvement on long journeys
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
My Toyota Rav4 fuel economy was much better. Sometimes I have regrets getting 16MPG
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Low compared to other crossovers, due to turbo. HOwever, actual results have been higher than expected - 22/highway. (owner 8 months)
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
FWD gets 18 city 22 highway on premium, can find others that are better but with lower performance
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Seriously dimishes at Western US Highway speeds (avg 75+ mph = 16mpg; average 70 mph = 22mpg
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Premium fuel, gas mileage not as good for a smaller engine.
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Averaged 15 MPG in the city. I would have expected closer to 20 MPG out of this vehicle.
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Fuel economy not as good as many competitors in this class, combined with premium fuel requirements.
 

Mazda CX-7 Gas Mileage (MPG)

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