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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 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
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97 95.9
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
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 37.0
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 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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
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
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.698 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
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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