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1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,400
1997 Ford Probe
GT
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,255

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

1997 Ford Probe
GT
No Expert Reviews

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

1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
125
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.)

115
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

55
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...

1997 Ford Probe
GT
65
1997 Ford Probe GTReview:

Could Do With Soft Top — fast on exceleration very quick easy to handle stops on a tanner no repairs has very nice looks an n...

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

25
1997 Ford Probe GTReview:

Id Get It Again — i loved this vehicle however this vehicle brought with it a lot of problems that ended up into proba...

155
1997 Ford Probe GTReview:

Not A Bad Car, Throw In Some Upgrades And It's An Easy Sleeper!! — This car is very under rated! I was very pleased with the performance aspect, handles like a dream. ...

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

Specs

1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
1997 Ford Probe
GT
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
18 MPG
18 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
24 MPG
24 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
Cassette Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 44 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 27.7 in 28.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.4 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 181.5 in 179.5 in
Width 68.9 in 69.8 in
Height 51.6 in 51.6 in
Wheelbase 102.8 in 102.8 in

Available Options

1997 Mazda MX-6
2 Dr LS Coupe
1997 Ford Probe
GT

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