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1986 Mazda 626 GT Turbo Coupe Review
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1986 Mazda 626 Gt Turbo — I would recommend this car if you could find one. They're getting hard to find, mine is a sleeper because it has been stored. Now it's back because of the fantastic MPG I'm having fun so far, I have put 200 miles on it. It now it needs a muffler. I want to keep it factory original if possible but its getting hard to find OE parts. I looked at standard 626's but was not impressed until I drove the GT Turbo!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I bought this car new paid 14.000 it has just over 111.000 miles no issues a new paint job it has been in storage 13 years just got it out fun to drive

Cons: after 13 years in storage and 111.000 miles  struts have given out and some plastic trim parts have become brittle it had adjustable struts that are no longer available you can buy adjustable struts that have to be adjusted by hand i miss the auto adjust part

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Love... — now that i have put some more work into this car i find that 96HP can go a long way... especially with a 5 speed! although it needs new shocks and handles like a boat I will love it till the end! PS. Added cup holders!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: fuel efficient and fun

Cons: Rad dosent cool verry well compaired to other cars...

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Good Car, Not Much To Look At — This was the second car that I owned. It wasn't much to look at, but it was fuel injected, and got me from point A to point B. It was moderately comfortable. Power was decent, but not too much. The seats were moderatly comfortable.

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Cons: looks

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1986 Mazda 626 — First car I ever had, and I really liked it despite its problems. My family traded it in to buy a 2004 CR-V. It only had a 3-speed transmission, which meant I couldn't go more than 55 or 60 without feeling like I was breaking it. It handled very well and felt very solid. The downside: for some reason a lot of stuff started to go wrong and had to be replaced before it had 100,000 miles, and it popped and cracked when turning because something else was going out. Bearing plates, I think.

Pros: Handling

Cons: Popping

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1986 Mazda 626 Review
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Mazda 626gt Turbo. An Amazing Performer For The Mid-eighties. — This car was a stealth sport sedan. It had big (for 1986) polished aluminum wheels with performance tires, headlight washers, an aggressive honeycomb grille, and a black and red TURBO badge on the trunk. With a high performance stereo, orange and black gauges, an aggressive stance, and enough torque to break the tires loose with almost no effort, this car was a thrill both around town and on long trips.

Pros: Copious torque, a neat green turbo light that came on under boost, great stereo, comfortable seats, a great bargain compared to other vehicles in its class.

Cons: Torque steer.  Lots and lots of it!

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Reviews From Other Years

2002 Mazda 626 Reviews

Family Car By oscarcsales

like the handling on it. very good on gas and the style on it is great. convenient features like power seats, leather, auto swing air vents. great space for cargo and also second row. very good on gas... Read More

Very Comfortable, Reliable,great Looking By blkbox

My little Mazda is a midsize, front-drive, four-door sedan great for daily driving, and road trips. Sharp steering and handling, simple interior design, a 4 cylinder 2.0L DOHC MPFI 16-valve 4-cyl engi... Read More

2001 Mazda 626 Reviews

This Car Is A Great Buy, You Wont Find Any Better For The Price! By ICAfrost21

Its a good car to buy for the price and the low amount of miles that has been put on it. only a year old brake booster, new belts, new tires, new fuel pump, a year old battery! Exterior is in amazing... Read More

Bam By Jonathan

Great on gas Still kickin' at 120,000+ miles and EVERYTHING STILL WORKS Tinted all around 2" Cat back purrs nicely 12"' sub Pretty cheap to maintain Lots of parts interchangeable with other mazdas/ fo... Read More

2000 Mazda 626 Reviews

626 Should Be 666 By Anthony

I bought the car with 100k miles on it for 4k and it lost a transmission cable which cost $130 to replace and then the engine blew three months after i bought it. this car was a complete waste of mone... Read More

Mazda 626 By Rachael

Bought this car for two grand and have had it almost a year. Haven't had hardly any problems so far. I wrecked it but it was easily fixable and it's used for a daily commuter car. Gas mileage is prett... Read More

1999 Mazda 626 Reviews

Other Than The Fact The Repairs Are Quite Expensive, I Love It. By Mazda1999

As far as the car's acceleration, braking and handling I don't actually know because I'm still doing some repairs to it (head gasket, fuel pump , brakes, etc.). The car did come with a fully equipped ... Read More

3500 By April

it has needed a few repairs, a new o2 sensor, needs a an exhaust pipe weld , a few rust spots the kinda came out of nowhere, ive had to replace the air intake boot....which was a pain in my a**! and i... Read More

1998 Mazda 626 Reviews

Mazda 626 By Tracy

I like the pep it had. LOVED the Moon Roof and ABS option. OK gas mileage. Needed LOTS of maintenance. Expensive car, I will not ever own a Mazda again. It was a good car, but I would never, ever w... Read More

626 By Jeremy

Day 1 = a plan old 98 Mazda 626, a car you see everyday. Last day I had it = Slammed, Mazda Millennium rims 17"s, 20% Tints, 20,000k H.I.D.'s, 2001 rear lights with new emblems and alot more. I tryed ... Read More

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