Compare 1997 Mazda MX6 vs 1997 Pontiac Firebird

1997 Mazda MX6
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2-Door Coupe Automatic Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Automatic Base 23 31 $18,011 $20,195
2-Door Coupe Manual Base 26 34 $18,011 $20,195
2-Door Coupe Automatic LS 20 26 $22,109 $24,795
2-Door Coupe Manual LS 21 26 $22,109 $24,795
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2-Door Coupe Firebird
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Firebird 19 30 $15,714 $17,174
2-Door Coupe Formula 17 25 $18,962 $20,724
2-Door Coupe Trans Am 17 25 $20,938 $22,884
2-Door Convertible Firebird 19 30 $21,121 $23,084
2-Door Convertible Formula 17 25 $24,269 $26,524
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 17 25 $26,026 $28,444
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,011
$15,714
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,195
$17,174
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$286 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
34.7 35.3
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.9 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 43.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
27.7 28.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.3 84.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 44.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 57.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.0
Length, Overall (in)
181.5 195.5
Height, Overall (in)
51.6 52.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
102.8 101.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 35.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.9 74.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 60.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 12.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
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 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.16 x 0.94 10.7 x 1.26
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 15.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.8 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 40.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.67
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 42.5
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65R14 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA QEA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R14 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QEA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2700 3274
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.6 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 690
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 4500 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA L36
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
118 @ 5500 200 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 19
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.310 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.571 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.770 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.698 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.889 3.75
Clutch Size (in)
N/A - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.41
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
2-Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX6 Pontiac Firebird
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Salisbury Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 36
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.47 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 46

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