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2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
No Data Available
2018 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring Reserve Sedan FWD
MSRP
$31,700
Invoice
$29,939
Average Price Paid
$29,518
975 listings nationwide

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2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
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2018 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring Reserve Sedan 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
3 listings nationwide

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2018 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring Reserve Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,160
34 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...

2018 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring Reserve Sedan FWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

Mazda is faced with unique challenges because it operates without the benefit of an upscale brother brand. When a Toyota buyer wants a little extra, she can look to Lexus. Nissan has I...

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

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

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
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

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2002 Mazda 626 ES V6Review:

Nice Car Hard Shock Absorbers — One of the best mazdas

2018 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring Reserve Sedan FWD
90
writes:
Near luxury car that wont kill your budget
Handling Ranked 2018 Honda Accord better.
"Sport trim has no equal in the class. Can give a gti a run for your money and haul people on a trip comfortably"
Value Ranked 2018 Honda Accord worse.
"With Napa leather and 360 camera available for under 36k and the fit and finish to rival a luxury car this should be top of your list for a near luxury experience."
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writes:
Good
10
writes:
Good looking and roomy. Not great acceleration, but nimble and grea t cornering with active suspension.

Specs

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
2018 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring Reserve Sedan FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 16.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
250 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
310 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
10.5:1
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 -- 4 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 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 42.2 in
Back Legroom 34.6 in 38.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.2 cu ft 14.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 992 lbs
Exterior
Length 187.4 in 191.5 in
Width 69.3 in 72.4 in
Height 55.1 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
2018 Mazda MAZDA6
Grand Touring Reserve Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Reflex Mica
  • Deep Crystal Blue
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Titanium Flash Mica

Option Packages

  • Mazda Mobile Start
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint Charge

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