While it doesn’t offer the third row of seating of its bigger brother the CX-9, the Mazda CX-7 leans into the sport part of Sport Utility Vehicle, with beautiful handling, stylish interior and exterior design, and an available turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-4 engine that gets 40 hp more than the base model.
Still disappointed that the cute CX-7 you saw the other day doesn’t have a V6? We get it—and we’re here to tell you all about V6-sporting alternatives to the CX-7.
Popular alternatives to the CX-7 with a V6
Unfortunately, when it comes to newer SUVs, if you’re looking for a vehicle with a V6 engine, the CX-7 is not really in that class. It’s a 2-row midsize crossover SUV, and most of its competitors have inline-4 or flat-6 engines.
If you’re only looking for a V6 vehicle, you’ll probably want to look at midsize SUVs that have that extra third row. Here are some suggestions for smaller three-row midsize SUVs with V6 engines:
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