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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan DX Automatic
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 26 34 $14,481 $15,695
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 26 34 $16,774 $18,595
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 21 26 $21,396 $23,995
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual LX 21 26 $18,666 $20,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 23 31 $14,481 $15,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 31 $16,774 $18,595
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 20 26 $18,666 $20,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 20 26 $21,396 $23,995
4-Door Sedan Custom
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 29 $16,722 $17,885
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 29 $17,586 $19,220
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,481
$16,722
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,695
$17,885
Monthly Payment Estimate
$262 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97 101.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.2 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 184.4 194.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 109.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14 16.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.16 x 0.94 10.3 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 x 1.46 8.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 37.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.04
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65R14 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R14 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2828 3364
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.62 11.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 105
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 118 @ 5500 160 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4500 185 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L82
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 29
Transmission
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.310 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.571 1.57
Trans Order Code AT1 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.770 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.698 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.889 2.92
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda 626 Buick Century
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn Custom
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.47 0.472
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/A-Arms Lower control arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Tri-Link w/
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Twin Links MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut w/
 
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