Mazda 626 / MX-6 (from 1982 to 1991, the year of issue)
Model number 626 of the second generation was wider than the first, and the new model - much more interesting than the previous.
The new models almost nothing inherited from the old. Mazda 626 1983 goda has front wheel drive car with a completely new 4-cylinder engine of the same volume (2.0 liters) and power 83 hp He was not only powerful, but also quieter previous. 5-speed manual or 3-speed automatic transmission were also upgraded.
The length of the wheelbase, however, remained the same - 251 cm, and the total length of the car was 452 centimeters.
By the 2-door model "coupe" and 4-door sedan joined the new 5-door hatchback "Touring Sedan". All three cars were made in fine style. Small buttons devices were difficult to use - but it was the beginning of the 80s.
The new model was not much faster the previous one - it accelerates to 100 km / h in 11.5 seconds. But her speed was already on the way.
In 1984 and 1985 model 626 was produced without significant changes.
The appearance of the 1986 model year was marked by a new design of the front of the car, and a completely new interior. But the real revolution is hidden under the hood - the fuel injection system has increased the power of the 2.0-liter engine and 93 hp.
turboversii this engine was installed on a new model of "626 GT", which was produced with the coupe, sedan and hatchback - this engine produces 120 hp As a result of the test drive conducted at the time one of the American magazines, 5-speed models GT-coupe accelerates to 100 km / h in 7.8 seconds. Based on these figures, the model can reach speeds of over 120 km / h.
In 1987, the only change was the replacement of 3-stupenchchatoy automatic transmission 4-speed device.
626 models of the third generation is now available with a body "sedan" and "hatchback." 2-door version of "coupe" for no apparent reason was renamed MX-6. All versions of Mazda 626 had front wheel drive cars conservative design. But with a mechanical point of view, developers have not shown conservatism - on the contrary, the model is significantly upgraded.
Model 626 / MX-6 was larger than the previous length of the wheelbase MX-6 was equal to 251 cm and 626 models - 258 cm. The total length of the 2-door model is 450 cm, 4- and 5-door - 455 cm.
The base engine models 626 and MX-June 1988 was a new 2.2-liter version of the 4-cylinder engine SOHC. Now this engine with fuel injection with electronic control drew up 110 hp He worked with a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. The package included turboversii GT this engine capacity of 145 hp He worked with the same transmissions.
In the list of options and Turbo GT models in 1989 entered the ABS system. This cost element is about a thousand dollars, but the benefits in the field of security, which gives this system of cost. Model MX-6 GT from zero to 100 km / h in 7.4 seconds.
Attention buyers to ABS grew, and this system is included in the list of options version LX model 626 and MX-June 1990.
Improved were also the headlights, bumper, front paneling and side moldings.
In 1991, the increase in the number of options offered by the salon. In 1992, out of the lineup gone 5-door hatchback. No other significant changes have occurred - the manufacturer of preparing the new generation 626 sedan and coupe MX-6.
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