Equipment levels were Li-S, Li, and Gi for the 1. Mazda New Zealand again assembled a range of four-door sedan and five-door hatchback models, supplemented by the newly available wagon, and imported the coupe and a top five-door version, both with electronically controlled rear-wheel steering. Australian vehicles were almost always equipped with the 2. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. It was the first and only rotary-engined car ever to be assembled in the country and was made as both a sedan, with manual or automatic transmission and a manual-only coupé. The one fault that car had was lack of power. The sleek Mazda was equipped with power windows even the rear quarter windows that are normally fixed in a coupe were power operated! This facelift included a restyled front end lengthened by 110 mm and a redesigned dashboard.
It wasn't rusty but a seam on the muffler was separating and the tech felt it would be best to replace everything behind the cat so I did. The cockpit was well laid out and all the features easy to use and all the materials were of high quality. Both were slightly narrower than the export 626 saloons and hatchbacks to meet Japanese tax restrictions. . Originally sold new in Canada the reason for the Odometer and Trip Odometer being in Kilometers This car has spent the majority of its life in Arizona.
The body is very straight and clean with a few blemishes:1 on the roof above the right door where the original owners had a Thule rack mounted2 maybe 3 very small dimples from door dings 1 small area at the bottom front edge of the left front bumperMost recently when going through a car wash, the left drip rail molding was damaged so I removed it. Some models were available with a new 2. The Deluxe model added cloth-inserted seats, push button radio, bumper rubber inserts, rubber body side protection mouldings, intermittent wipers, chrome wheel rings, map reading lights, and seat back map pockets. North American 626's were again built by AutoAlliance International in , and had an entirely different body and differing engine options from 626's sold in the rest of the world. Still the car included larger wheels and four-wheel disc brakes.
But I needed the money to finance my trip to Japan. These include: raised turn signal side markers vs the A-Spec flush mounted side markers, small fog lights with silver bezels vs the A-Spec full fitting fog lights, different interior cloth patterns, projector headlamps glass lenses , a 1. In the first quarter of 1986 the range was facelifted: the taillights were revised and the hatchback and coupé received new, larger bumpers. The car was built on the front-engine, front-wheel drive layout and featured a modest 1. The Capella Van version, for commercial use only, actually continued in production until April 1999. The final Mazda 626 rolled off the Flat Rock, Michigan assembly plant on 30 August 2002 but in Colombia they were still being produced until 2006. The four-door sedan offered plenty of room for five people, but the reduction in sales and poor reviews in 1999 brought a halt to its long production three years later.
It was powered by valve displacing either 1. It was released in three distinct variants worldwide, known as A-spec, E-spec, and J-spec, which relates to their destined markets — U. On the plus side it was very good on gas and very smooth with the exception of the computer controlled carburetor that sometimes had poor performance under some conditions. Other changes included redesigned tail-lights, a revised dash, new trim and improved dynamics. It was built on the designed for the upscale and.
Mechanically identical to the and its hatchback platform mate, the , these cars shared the 1988—1992 and 1993—1997 platforms. The one thing I know the car needs is steering rack boots, which I have but have not had time to install so they will go with the car along with various extra parts such as Tune Up components, Rear Brake Shoes, Rear Brake Hardware Kits and New Brake Hoses. Early models had two slightly different frontal treatments, one with a more pronounced sloping to denote some models, particularly on the Japanese domestic market. Five-speed manuals and four-speed automatics were offered, with a few export markets also receiving a four-speed manual. Bilkatalogen 1999 Swedish edition of German Auto Katalog in Swedish. It was, however, offered in the rest of Europe and this and later generations were particularly popular in Germany. It was based on a series of futuristic sports compact concept cars of the early 1980s.
In addition to the 1. Great fit, efficient performance, and robust style are the defining characteristics of Airtex's original equipment equivalent fuel pump. This system was only available in the five-door and the coupé. The 626 was facelifted in November 1980, with the update bringing flush-fitting headlamps and a new insert. It was available as a four-door sedan in three trim levels Standard, Deluxe and Super Deluxe and as a two-door Super Deluxe hardtop. The interior is almost showroom and when you open the doors it is stunning.
It was a standard car for its time, having a similar rectangular body that most family cars of the time used. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. The slightly reduced width dimension of this series was due to the fact that the Japanese Government taxes exterior dimensions and engine displacement that exceed. The carpet show little if any wear. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. Four-wheel drive was introduced in July 1987 for some versions, although it was never made available in the coupé nor in the North American market.
This car was introduced in 1994 as the new sedan. The 626 was again magazine's for a second time in 1992. However, as most car reviews attested, it is a bland vehicle with softer handling and fewer features than the 1993—1997 version. I worked with both Autocheck and Carfax and got the error corrected. The headliner is perfect as are the sun visors. In Japan, the Capella came with 1. Ford's Telstar received similar changes.