I bought my 1988 MX6-GT new in Dec 1987. The Celica and Prelude were its competition. I bought the Mazda because it had more features and performance for the money. The car has phenomenal performance, it certainly feels like it put outs much more than its 140 HP/190 Ft-pounds torque ratings.
The car was driven in Korea during 1988-1992 (I'm in the Air Force) and sat in storage for another three years (1995-1998) during another overseas assignment.
Nearly four years ago I decided to sink some money in it instead of buying a new car. I installed an upgraded exhaust, 17 inch wheels and tires, sport shocks/struts, Eibach lowering springs, sheepskins, and a Momo steering wheel.
It car handles great, chirps the tires on shifts to third gear. The car is tight. The engine doesn't sing at high RPMs like the Celica or Preludes, but it makes gobs of power! Great handling with my tire/wheel/spring set-up. I get 29 MPG on the highway and 24-25 on my seven mile commute to work.
Occational check engine light. Exhaust manifold leak; repl exhaust manifold stud. Minor oil leak; repl oil pressure sensor. Alarm went bad; repl with a Clifford alarm. CD player went bad; repl with Kenwood indash CD/Cassette, Sony amplifier, Bazooka woofer, & MBQuart speakers.
this car is great for its age it has a sound 145hp turbo engine with 191lbs
torque and i love it it is the most powerful car i have ever drove,why buy a
new car when a used one can beet it,it has all the standard features avalable
exept power seats,the 1990-1994 minsubishi eclipes has nuthin on the mx6
such as mx6 dependable,eclipse........not.plus if u race the mx6 will dust the
eclipse.so who ever reads this be sure to get u a gt or a lx they both are
sleek and are great to handle.theres nuthin live a car made in japan.
the turbo the p-sroof the p-windows andp-locks, the cruise th spoiler the
seats the adjustable suspention the fog lights the power mirrors the movind
air vents the abs brakes the original alloys the power antinna,the mx6 plain
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