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2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,405
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,400
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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...

1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe

For its final year in production, Mazda's MX-6 sport coupe was available in two versions. The base (or standard) MX-6 was equipped with a 118-horsepower, 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder...

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.
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
145
Amanda 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

It's Amazing Inside And Out. — It's a Mazda.. What's not to love? It's fun to drive in the city or on the highway, it handles great...

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

125
Cameron 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

If You Want A Fun, Small Fwd Sports-compact, Buy One Of These. If You Want This One, Contact Me. — --Performance: awesome acceleration, shocks a lot of guys in their Civics. Brakes are pretty good, ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

65
Jon 1997 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr LS CoupeReview:

Its A Great All Around Car, Dependable, Durable. Quick. Good Looking. — Performance -Acceleration 6 -10. Small v6 packs a punch, but small engine lacks urgency. Build Qual...

Specs

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
18 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
24 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
165 hp @ 6,000 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
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Displacement
2,500 cc
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
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.6 in 44 in
Back Legroom 34.6 in 27.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.2 cu ft 12.4 cu ft
Exterior
Length 187.4 in 181.5 in
Width 69.3 in 68.9 in
Height 55.1 in 51.6 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 102.8 in

Available Options

2002 Mazda 626
ES V6
1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe

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