Mazda 626 vs Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,405
1 vehicle

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2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,140
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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...

2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible

When MAZDASPEED, Mazda's in-house motorsports and specialty-car tuning division, set out to create a high-performance Miata, it focused on five areas -- the Miata's performance, handli...

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

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
GuruCNT7F writes:
Dependable good car for the money.
Kelly 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
GuruFWZG1 writes:
Very reliable as long as the proper maintenance is done.
2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
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Gary-Martha writes:
Awesome car to drive is the only description
GuruSC45R writes:
Amazing under appreciated classic. Invest a small amount in easy to install upgrades, and it will amaze you e...
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drjasa 2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata 2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo ConvertibleReview:

Funonwheels — these mazdaspeeds are an underappreciated treasure, only made for 2 years, makes my previous miata l...

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

Specs

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
178 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
166 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
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Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 2.92 in
3.33 in x 2.92 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Standard
Cassette Player Optional Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 43.6 in 42.8 in
Back Legroom 34.6 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.2 cu ft 5.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 419 lbs
Exterior
Length 187.4 in 155.7 in
Width 69.3 in 66.1 in
Height 55.1 in 48 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 89.2 in

Available Options

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
2005 Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
2 Dr Grand Touring Turbo Convertible

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