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2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
No Data Available
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$23,500
Invoice
$21,831
Average Price Paid
$21,093
5,242 listings nationwide

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2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
No Data Available
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,405
6 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,839
41 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6

The 2002 Mazda 626 only saw minimal changes for the model year, including new interior and exterior color choices. This would be the last year for the 626. Though it was Mazda's top-se...

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

The tenth-generation Civic has been out since 2016, and for 2019, Honda makes only minor tweaks to this compact car's winning formula of style, value, and performance. Lots of cars are...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
writes:
Dependable good car for the money.
writes:
I have a 2001 626 lx I4 like the car allot v6 would have been nice bit 4cyl will hold its own handles great
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2002 Mazda 626 ES V6Review:

A Good Family Car — A good drive to own, completely packed with all functionality and practicality. But it lacks initia...

Primary Use: Family transportation

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
10
writes:
Clean, sporty, hi tech, well built. Young persons vehicle tho...
writes:
Power Ranked 2018 Honda Accord 2.0T Sport FWD better.
"The 2.0T is noticeably more powerful, although the 1.5T in the civic is definitely adequate. I much prefer the 10-speed auto in the 2-liter accord vs the CVT in the 1.5-liter accords and civic."
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Mazda MAZDA3 better.
"Cleaner design, does not have ugly Honda chrome bar and the huge fake vents that only Honda designers seem to love."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Mazda MAZDA3 better.
"It just looks so much better both exterior and interior wise."

Specs

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 2.92 in
3.33 in x 2.92 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.6 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 34.6 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.2 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Exterior
Length 187.4 in 182.3 in
Width 69.3 in 70.8 in
Height 55.1 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red

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