2010 Mazda CX-7

midsize SUV / 4-door SUV

2010 Mazda CX-7 4-door SUV
2008 Mazda CX-7 shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Other available safety features

  • Optional blind spot detection

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2007-12 models

Tested vehicle: 2008 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 4-door 4wd

The Mazda CX-7 was introduced in the 2007 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.

The dummy's position in relation to the steering wheel and instrument panel after the crash test indicates that the driver's survival space was maintained well.

A high head acceleration occurred when the dummy's head hit the steering wheel through the airbag.

Intrusion into the driver's space was minimal, and all leg and foot injury measures were low.

Side

Rating applies to 2007-12 models

Tested vehicle: 2008 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 4-door 4wd with standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags

The Mazda CX-7 was introduced in the 2007 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection

View of the vehicle and barrier just after the crash test.

View of the vehicle after the crash with doors removed, showing the side airbags and damage to the occupant compartment.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the driver dummy's head was protected from being hit by hard structures by the side airbags.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the rear passenger dummy’s head was protected by the side airbag.

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2007-12 models

Tested vehicle: 2010 Mazda CX-7 S Touring 4-door 4wd

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 3,896 lbs
Peak force 12,592 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 3.23

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2007-12 models

Seat type: Grand Touring seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry