1997 Mazda 626 Overview


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3.95 stars

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We Have Owned This Car Longer Than Any Others And It Still Runs Like A Top. by Dialyca
 — This car is reliable. We have had no major problems with it. All it required was basic maintenance throughout the years. It starts fast and runs quiet. It handles well. The air conditioner in it wor... Read More
My Favorite Car. by Amanda
 — this car was awesome. I loved it and i miss it a lot. When i went to pass a car and the passing gear kicked in it sounded like a race car. Lots of leg and head room, which is important cause im really... Read More
The Delivery Car!!! by Ruben
 — this car got me thru high school at that time was the best car i could have and i was greatfull to even have a car at that young age but now that has been more than 2 years the car as creppled and i h... Read More

1997 Mazda 626 Overview

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1997 Mazda 626

The 1997 Mazda 626 did not receive any major changes for the year, as a redesign was on the horizon for the following year.

The 1997 Mazda 626 is available in four trims: the base DX, the midrange LX and LX V6, and the ES. The ES is the high-end version, coming well-equipped with amenities such as power seats and leather upholstery and the V6. The base engine is a 2.0-liter, 118-horsepower four cylinder. The V6 boasts 2.5 liters and 164 horsepower. Fuel economy for the base engine was 23/31, and for the V6 it was 20/26.

Many 1997 Mazda 626 drivers like the car because it handles well, is fun to drive, has a comfortable interior, and gets reasonably good gas mileage. Some owners have had problems with flakey paint, and there is a lot of concern about the automatic transmission, which many say tend to fail at about 75 thousand miles.


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