So far, the CX-7 has avoided the corporate grin that stretches across the face of the company's smaller Mazda3. However, the crossovers large grill openings still fit in well alongside Mazda's other offerings.
Inside, the CX-7's cabin has been simplified. Gone is the large touch-screen display. It's been replaced with a smaller, cheaper 3.5-inch multi-information display at the top of the dashboard. If you squint, you can just make it out.
This massive bank of buttons and knobs is where you'll interact with the audio sources and climate controls. The display for this system is located at the top of the dashboard, where it can be more clearly seen.
A small information display outputs fuel economy information and, if so equipped, a 2D map for navigation. Next to it is a second monochromatic display that outputs audio source information and climate control data.