The 2017 Mazda CX-5 is set to launch in about a couple of months and we are definitely more than excited about it. However, it appears that Mazda has not yet finished sweetening the pot for us. Apparently, a seven-seat version of the 2017 Mazda CX-5 is being planned by the Japanese automaker and if Japan should have them, so should we right?
2017 Mazda CX-5: The Seven-Seat Version
Here's the deal, Mazda already has the CX-9 capable of providing comfortable seats for seven people but rumor has it that the Japanese automaker is planning to beef up the highly anticipated 2017 CX-5 to do the same. According to report, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 as it is can already be converted into a seven-seater crossover SUV since it has the same size as some of the current models seven-seater models. However, we should probably expect a drawback of it not being as roomy as it should be when it actually arrives.
2017 Mazda CX-5: Japan Gets First Dibs
Since Mazda is a Japanese automaker, it only makes sense that the seven-seater version of the 2017 CX-5 be launched in its domestic market first. According to report, the seven-seater version of the 2017 Mazda CX-5 is set to be delivered before the current calendar year ends. In addition, it will be equipped with the same powertrain as the original version including the 2.2-liter diesel engine that is set to arrive in the U.S. market this coming fall.
2017 Mazda CX-5: An Interesting Concept
Surely, there are many of you out there that have reservations about the 2017 Mazda CX-5 getting a seven-seat version and that is totally understandable. Despite how some people consider the 2017 Mazda CX-5 being as big as the other seven-seat models in the market, the CX-5 is still considered to be quite small in the U.S., hence the reason it belongs to the crossover segment. Still, a seven-seater version of the 2017 Mazda CX-5 is definitely an interesting concept. It sparks curiosity over how the automaker will be able to add two more seats to upcoming 2017 Mazda CX-5.
2017 Mazda CX-5: Will We Also get A Seven-Seater?
As to whether or not the U.S. market will also get a seven-seat version of the 2017 Mazda CX-5, it certainly is a possibility. Reports state that other markets will also get a seven-seater sometime after it launches in Japan. Given the fact that the U.S. is one of the biggest SUV markets, the chances that we will also get a seven-seater are quite big.