(4.7) 9 reviews
MSRP: $636$2,228
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 24-29
Engine: 125-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1998 Mazda 626


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Mazda's familiar 626 underwent a complete redesign last fall, but it takes a close eye to recognize the difference. Whip out the tape measure, however, and you will find that it is bigger in nearly every dimension. The wheelbase is 105.1 inches, and overall length is 186.8, 2.4 inches more than the old car. Most importantly, there is more than enough room inside for four, even five shou... Read full review for the 1998 Mazda 626

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Best car ever

by Wrecked from Indianapolis on May 2, 2014

I wrote a review for this car in 2010 with the name of "Mazdas are cool" or something like that. Four years later it was still the best car that I could've ever owned. I crashed it into a tree going a... Read Full Review

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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