Only One Tire Available for My Mazda CX-7?

Many drivers of some Mazda CX-7 models will find that their Original Equipment 215/70R17 tires only have one replacement option when the time comes for a new set -- the Bridgestone Dueler H/L 400. When you search by size, you'll also see there's a winter tire option available with Bridgestone's Blizzak DM-V1. While these two choices will cover any season for most drivers, some customers will find themselves wanting more options. 

An alternate size for the Mazda CX-7 is 225/65R17. This size is a little wider and just a little shorter, but it's less than 1/2" change on both width and height. Therefore, it will fit on the Original Equipment 17x7" wheel.

The 225/65R17 gives you many more options than 215/70R17, and the following all-season options are worth considering.

Bridgestone Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia

Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology

Firestone Destination
LE 2

Shop by size to view all options available in the 225/65R17 size.


Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by Noel

In earlier post you recommend 235/65/17 as the recommend alternative size to use for Mazda CX-7. Is the 225/65/17 now the new recommend size or will both be good alternatives?
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 by Turk Turkleton

Both of those sizes will work great for the CX-7!
Monday, September 28, 2015 by Valerie

Can you explain the difference between those two sizes (225 verse 235) and which is the better option? Do I need to look at anything else other than size of tire when changing the size on the CX-7?
Thursday, October 8, 2015 by Turk Turkleton

As mentioned in the article, the 225/65-17 is a little wider and just a little shorter than the 215/70-17. If you give us a call, we will be happy to discuss any other specifications of the tires you need!

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