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1976 Mazda Familia vs. 2001 Mazda 626

To start off, 2001 Mazda 626 is newer by 25 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Mazda Familia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Mazda Familia would be higher. At 1,840 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Mazda 626 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Mazda 626 (100 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 26 more horse power than 1976 Mazda Familia. (74 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Mazda 626 should accelerate faster than 1976 Mazda Familia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Mazda 626 weights approximately 440 kg more than 1976 Mazda Familia. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2001 Mazda 626 (149 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 38 more torque (in Nm) than 1976 Mazda Familia. (111 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2001 Mazda 626 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1976 Mazda Familia.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Mazda Familia 2001 Mazda 626
Make Mazda Mazda
Model Familia 626
Year Released 1976 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1272 cc 1840 cc
Horse Power 74 HP 100 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 111 Nm 149 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 800 kg 1240 kg
Vehicle Length 3860 mm 4680 mm
Vehicle Width 1550 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2270 mm 2680 mm


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