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Selected Style FWD 4-Door
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 27 35 $19,485 $21,650
FWD 4-Door S 26 32 $22,725 $25,250
AWD 4-Door ALL4 S 25 31 $24,255 $26,950
FWD 4-Door i SV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door i SV 20 28 $20,921 $21,990
FWD 4-Door i Sport 20 28 $21,687 $22,795
FWD 4-Door s Touring 18 24 $24,582 $26,255
FWD 4-Door s Grand Touring 18 24 $29,620 $31,640
AWD 4-Door s Touring 17 21 $26,173 $27,955
AWD 4-Door s Grand Touring 17 21 $31,209 $33,340
FWD 4-Door i Touring 20 28 $25,104 $26,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,485
$20,921
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,650
$21,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$361 / month
$367 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
8.0
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TCC Rating
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7.4
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TCC's Bottom Line MINI legitimizes the crossover movement with the vibrant, all-the-right-moves Countryman. The 2011 Mazda CX-7 remains a good compromise vehicle for small families—especially if you want a driving experience that's closer to that of a sport sedan and can't be seen in a minivan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 58.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 101.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 55.8
Front Leg Room (in) 40.4 41.7
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 73.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.1
Length, Overall (in) 161.7 184.3
Height, Overall (in) 61.5 64.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 63.9
Wheelbase (in) 102.2 108.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 41.0 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 12.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 29.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 58.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 11.7 X 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 11.9 X 0.7
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.4 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 37.4
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 205/55R17 P215/70HR17
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size 205/55R17 P215/70HR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T155/90D18
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2954 3496
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.8 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 110
Engine
Fuel System EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 4250 161 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/98 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 121 @ 6000 161 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.62
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.29
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79 1.93
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.72 3.86
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name MINI Cooper Countryman Mazda CX-7
Body Style 4 Door Crossover 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.0 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating -
 
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