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2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
No Data Available
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
MSRP
$31,445
Invoice
$30,222
Average Price Paid
$29,987
5,850 listings nationwide

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2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
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2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
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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 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,581
142 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 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

In a segment dominated by some pretty intimidating competitors like the Toyota RAV4, the Honda CR-V, and the Subaru Forester, the Mazda CX-5 has been slowly winning over consumers year...

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

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 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
20
writes:
A great looking car, especially in Eternal Blue. Upscale looking interior and decent performance. Fun to drive...
Handling Ranked 2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Sport AWD worse.
"I was able to test drive the cx-5 on some open roads with curves. I was not given that opportunity on the Forrester."
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Sport AWD worse.
"Front headlight design and styling is sportier."
155
writes:
would never have considered Mazda but was pleasantly surprised. Wow. many safety features that were used. exc...
Handling Ranked 2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD worse.
"no body roll. very quiet interior plenty of power. quick to respond to acceleration. "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD better.
"rav4 has more rear storage than Mazda CX-5. two suit cases fills up the Mazda. "
180
writes:
I’m 5’1” and, while I could reach the gas pedal, it was very uncomfortable. Since I drive long distances, it’s...

Specs

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
187 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
13:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 2.92 in
3.33 in x 2.92 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
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 Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.6 in 41 in
Back Legroom 34.6 in 39.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.2 cu ft 30.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,045 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 187.4 in 179.1 in
Width 69.3 in 83.3 in
Height 55.1 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 106.2 in

Available Options

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD

Exterior Colors

  • DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Machine Gray Metallic Paint
  • SLOWFLAKE White Pearl Mica Paint
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint

Option Packages

  • GT Premium Package
  • Mazda Mobile Start
  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package

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