1997 Mazda MX-6 Base specs & colors

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1997 Mazda MX-6 Base

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  • alloy wheels w/locks
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EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 14 x 5.5 in
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 4 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 14 x 5.5 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 118 @ 5500
Displacement 2.0L/122
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4500
Engine Type Gas I4
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 23 MPG
Cruising Range - City 356.50 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 480.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 31 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.571
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Type 4
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.889
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.310
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.698
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.770
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.16 x 0.94 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Brake ABS System Not Available
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 15.5 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 34.8 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Front Tire Size P195/65R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15
Rear Tire Size P195/65R14
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 2700 lbs
Front Leg Room 44.0 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Second Head Room 34.7 in
Height, Overall 51.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.9 in
Track Width, Rear 59.1 in
Length, Overall 181.5 in
Track Width, Front 59.1 in
Second Shoulder Room 50.9 in
Passenger Volume 91.3 ft³
Trunk Volume 12.4 ft³
Wheelbase 102.8 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Front Shoulder Room 53.5 in
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Leg Room 27.7 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Min Ground Clearance N/A in
Front Head Room 38.1 in
Intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Independent strut front suspension w/coil springs Standard
14" x 5.5" steel wheels w/full wheel covers Standard
Side window demisters Standard
Independent strut rear suspension w/Twin Trapezoidal Links, coil springs Standard
Dual body-color pwr exterior mirrors Standard
Lockable 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback Standard
Rear window defogger Standard
Dual visor vanity mirrors Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD Standard
Breakerless electronic ignition system Standard
Tilt steering column Standard
2.0L DOHC MFI 16-valve 4-cyl engine Standard
Cruise control w/steering wheel-mounted controls Standard
58 amp/hr battery Standard
Door map pockets Standard
Tachometer Standard
Energy-absorbing steering column/instrument panel Standard
Center console w/covered storage compartment Standard
Automatic transmission shift interlock Standard
Pwr door locks Standard
Tinted glass w/upper windshield sunshade band Standard
Pwr windows Standard
AM/FM stereo system w/auto-reverse cassette, digital clock, (4) speakers Standard
Driver & front passenger air bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Standard
Break-away rearview mirror Standard
City 23/hwy 31 (2.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Pwr-assisted ventilated front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
Reclining front bucket seats w/adjustable driver thigh support Standard
Side-impact door beams Standard
3-point safety belts Standard
80 amp alternator Standard
Energy-absorbing crumple zones Standard
Integrated head restraints Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bar Standard
15.5 gallon fuel tank Standard
Remote releases-inc: fuel door, trunk Standard
Cloth upholstery w/matching door inserts Standard
P195/65R14 all-season SBR tires Standard
Heater/defroster w/4-speed blower, push button controls Standard
Engine-RPM-sensing variable pwr-assist rack & pinion steering Standard

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