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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 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
4-Door Wagon GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 28 $17,864 $19,555
4-Door Wagon GS 19 27 $17,864 $19,555
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $20,164 $22,140
4-Door Wagon LS 18 26 $20,164 $22,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,481
$17,864
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,695
$19,555
Monthly Payment Estimate
$262 / month
$326 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97 104.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.2 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.9
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 184.4 199.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 108.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - 27.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - 49.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 32.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 80.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 81.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 38.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 46.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 38.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.16 x 0.94 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.1 x 0.5
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 x 1.46 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 38.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.96
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65R14 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T32
Front Tire Size P195/65R14 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T32
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2828 3476
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.62 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 130
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 118 @ 5500 145 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4500 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA 99U
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
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 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.571 1.54
Trans Order Code AT1 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.770 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.698 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.889 2.77
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda 626 Mercury Sable
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Wagon GS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.47 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/A-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 36.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Twin Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 30.0
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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