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1997 Mazda 626
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4-Door Sedan Automatic DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 23 31 $14,481 $15,695
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 26 34 $14,481 $15,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 31 $16,774 $18,595
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 26 34 $16,774 $18,595
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 20 26 $18,666 $20,695
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual LX 21 26 $18,666 $20,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 20 26 $21,396 $23,995
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 21 26 $21,396 $23,995
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 26 37 $13,771 $14,990
4-Door Sedan ES 26 37 $15,369 $16,785
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,481
$13,771
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,695
$14,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$262 / month
$250 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.2 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97 95.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
184.4 186.0
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 54.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
102.8 108.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.9 71.0
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14 15.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
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 7.9 x 1.3
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.16 x 0.94 10.2 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 37.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R14 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2828 2911
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.62 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 510
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 4500 129 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA ECB
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
118 @ 5500 132 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 37
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.310 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.571 2.13
Trans Order Code
AT1 DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.770 2.83
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.698 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.889 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
N/A 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.36
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Base
Vehicle Name
Mazda 626 Dodge Stratus
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 30.1
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 1.22
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Twin Links NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 30.1
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.47 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/A-Arms NA

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