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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan DX Automatic
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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 Base
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.6
Length, Overall (in) 184.4 186.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14 15.7
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.0
Steering
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.5
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R14 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2828 2911
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4
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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Base
Vehicle Name Mazda 626 Dodge Stratus
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 30.1
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 1.22
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent SLA
 
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