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2000 Mazda 626 - Consumer Reviews

2000 Mazda 626

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My third 626
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Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
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Reliability
By Daniel
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Vehicle

2000 Mazda 626 ES V6 4dr Sedan


Review

This is my third Mazda 626 and each has been practically maintenance-free. Each successive model has improved comfort, more features, and better drive and power. The best sedan for the money.


Best Features

Reliability. In-dash CD changer. Great value.


Worst Features

The new Mazda 6 is a nice step up in styling.


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It's all relative, right?
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By PoppieProng
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Vehicle

2000 Mazda 626 ES V6 4dr Sedan


Review

I just got my 2000 ESV6 yesterday.
Obviously it was used, but it was pretty
low mileage. The
626 has plenty of power, but since I
have the automatic, it does sometimes do
some wonky things. I am sure that if I
were used to, say, Lexus or Acura, I
wouldn't like the car as much as I do,
but...boy, do I love this car. It is
such a big step up from what I am used
to. I have noticed that it has a lack
of power when climbing really steep
hills.


Best Features

Leather seats; swivel vents; Bose sound system; Cruise Control; V6 power; tight handling; 16" rims; body styling; comfortable seats; power locks, windows, and driver's seat; sunroof; power outlet in driver's armest; smooth ride!


Worst Features

More power going up hills; the steering wheel could go higher; the plastic is rough on the dash, which looks a little cheap.


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Good deal for the money
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By randow2
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Vehicle

2000 Mazda 626 ES V6 4dr Sedan


Review

I purchased this car at a year old and
have put about 24K miles in two years.
This car has shifting problems (a
'clunk') when slowing down from a slow
speed which has been previously
reviewed. Wind noise is a bit
aggravating at high speed. Fuel economy,
power (nice power!), driving stability
(up to about 80-85 mph....the car tends
to 'lift'from the road at higher speeds,
so... don't speed!), handling and fit
and finish are comparable to my '95
Camry and to two Hondas I have had. Nice
stereo. Overall good bang for the buck
if you don't have luxury car bucks.


Best Features

Design, acceleration power, highway handling, stereo


Worst Features

Transmission, wind noise


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wouldn't buy again
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Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
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By 626 driver
on

Vehicle

2000 Mazda 626 ES V6 4dr Sedan


Review

I purchased my 626 3 years ago and it
has been a reliable car. The only
mechanical problem was last summer when
the air conditioner failed. The biggest
problem with the car is the road noise.
It comes from underneath (we live on a
dirt road) and the windows and doors let
in too much noise. I've also noticed
that the 626 doesn't seem to hold its
value and I'm a little worried about
trading it off next year.


Best Features

I like the color--gold/sand colored exterior and tan interior. It has enough zip for me--a mom and a couple kids. I have the automatic v-6.


Worst Features

Please work on the road noise problems and little annoying rattles that seems to develop over time. My daughter had a Mazda MX 6 and it had lots of rattles as well.


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Very Happy!!!!!!!
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
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Reliability
By MintToken
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Vehicle

2000 Mazda 626 ES V6 4dr Sedan


Review

I bought this car from my Boss. who had
it only 2-months. His wife just got a
company car, and with there other car,
and Van, one had to go. It is loaded
with all,with 5-speed and all the bells
etc.I have 35,000 on it and it has been
trouble free. It still surprises me
with the power it has at just 170
horses. Fine for me.


Best Features

5-speed, ride, and the way it handles.


Worst Features

The new Mazda 6.


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