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2002 Mazda 626
2002 Chevrolet Malibu
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4-Door Sedan 4-Cyl Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4-Cyl Automatic LX 22 28 $17,327 $18,785
4-Door Sedan 4-Cyl Manual LX 26 32 $17,327 $18,785
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 20 26 $18,432 $19,985
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual LX 21 27 $18,432 $19,985
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic ES 20 26 $19,949 $21,635
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual ES 21 27 $19,949 $21,635
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $16,250 $17,760
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $18,267 $19,965
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,327
$16,250
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,785
$17,760
Monthly Payment Estimate
$313 / month
$296 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 52.0
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.1 98.9
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 107.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 69.4
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
187.4 190.4
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 56.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.2 17.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.00 x 1.2 8.8 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.94 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 14.3
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 36.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front 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 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2864 3053
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.0 13.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 3000 190 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA LG8
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 5500 170 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.96
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mazda 626 Chevrolet Malibu
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/twin links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/control arm w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut

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