1st Gen (2007 – 2012) Mazda CX-7 Problems

The 1st generation of the CX-7 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 10.5. That can be compared against other Mazda generations. Shopping for a Mazda? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2007–2012 CX-7 model years have sent in 131 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (60%) followed by the lights (8%) and the hvac (7%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Mazda model years.

Watch out for the 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2012 3
2011 12
2010 12
2009 5
2008 29
2007 70

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