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Watch your head
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By mx6 in wisconsin
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1997 Mazda MX-6 2dr Coupe


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This is an excellent car for any enthusiast, such as myself; however, if your looking for an everyday driver, you should probably look at a larger vehicle. The best part of this car is the fact that I can put all of metallica's band gear in my trunk... IT'S HUGE!!! The cost of the large trunk is that you have to compromise your back seat space. The other big downer about this car is the one cup holder that only fits a 12oz soda. 4cyl is a little slow, but the 6cyl has a decent amount of power. Transmission could have been designed better. I dont like having a 2.5 ghost gear :( I still think that it is a great car though. I'm very pleased with it.


Best Features

Trunk size.


Worst Features

Interior design.


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Great Car
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By TheKingMX6
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1997 Mazda MX-6 LS 2dr Coupe


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I've had this car for nearly 4 years. Got it at 39K and its now at 75K. No real big problems at all. Ive taken various long trips (1500+Miles) without any issues. It's a great car.


Best Features

Looks great, handles awesome, great car to drive. Fun little car.


Worst Features

The ATX (tranny) is not the best. They have a tendancy to crap out early.


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Svelte, reliable beast.
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By Adam
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1997 Mazda MX-6 2dr Coupe


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This car never breaks down. The four cylinder is more than adequate in the city (I live in DC). With Eibach sport springs and bigger tires--I run 225/60/15--handling borders on amazing. I've got the last year (1997) in metallic gray with a greenish tint, and it looks like nothing else out there. Keeping this one forever.


Best Features

Styling, handling, build quality, reliability, low cost of maintenance.


Worst Features

Less plasticky interior, better headrests, cupholder on passenger side.


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Awsome Performance Coupe!
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By Kikster
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1997 Mazda MX-6 LS 2dr Coupe


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Bought my 97 MX-6 LS for $6,000 and I couldn't be happier. Ok, so it's got 105k miles, but it runs perfect. Quick acceleration with the V6 is a kick in the pants! Got all the toys; leather, sunroof, alloy wheels, new MP3 CD, and power everything. Great bang for my hard earned bucks!


Best Features

Reliability. Except for a power window motor, haven't had any other problems since I got it a year ago. It's easy and inexpensive to maintain.


Worst Features

Hmmm.... cupholder needs to be bigger. Hey I like to drink them Big Gulps!


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Fantastic Car!
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By Ron Sechman
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1997 Mazda MX-6 LS 2dr Coupe


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Unbelievable car. Oddly enough, fantastic on long trips...no driver fatigue! Corners on a dime, mpg up to 28+.Only problem... with radio antennae, but fixed cheaply. Leather seats hold up well. Sound system superb. Never done a thing to it and at 53k miles...doing great!


Best Features

Road feel, visibility of instrumentation, goodness of fit, overall quality, gas mileage.


Worst Features

Possibly smoother auto-transmission.


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