626 specifications (North America)


1980 626

First generation (1979-1982)

Base engine: I4, 2.0 liters, SOHC, 2bbl carb
Bore and stroke: 3.15 x 3.86 inches (80 x 98 mm)
Compression ratio: 8.6
Horsepower (SAE net): 75 @ 4500 rpm
Torque (lb-ft): 105 @ 2500 rpm

Optional engine: None

Length (inches): 173.8
Width (inches): 65.4
   ("Luxury" version: 66.5)

Wheelbase (inches): 98.8
Curb weight (lb, base): 2530
Tire size (base): 165SR13
Tire size (optional): 185/70R13
Transmission (manual): 5-speed (3.21, 1.82, 1.30, 1.00, 0.86)
Transmission (automatic): 3-speed (2.46, 1.46, 1.00)
Final-drive ratio: 3.64


1986 626

Second generation (1983-1987)

Base engine: I4, 2.0 liters, SOHC, 2bbl carb
   (1986-87: fuel injection)
Bore and stroke: 3.39 x 3.39 inches (86 x 86 mm)
Compression ratio: 8.6:1
Horsepower (SAE net): 83 @ 4500 rpm
Torque (lb-ft): 110 @ 2500 rpm

Optional engine (1986-87 only): I4, 2.0 liters, SOHC, turbocharged, fuel injection
Bore and stroke: 3.39 x 3.39 inches (86 x 86 mm)
Compression ratio: 7.8:1
Horsepower (SAE net): 120 @ 4500 rpm
Torque (lb-ft): 150 @ 2500 rpm

Length (inches): 173.8
Width (inches): 66.5
Wheelbase (inches): 98.8
Curb weight (lb, base): 2545
Tire size (base): 185/70R14
Tire size (optional): 195/60R15
Transmission (manual): 5-speed (3.31, 1.83, 1.23, 0.97, 0.79)
Transmission (automatic): 3-speed (F3A)
   (1987: 4-speed - G4A-EL)
Final-drive ratio: 3.85


1992 626

Third generation (1988-1992)

Base engine: I4, 2.2 liters, SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder, fuel injection
Bore and stroke: 3.39 x 3.70 inches (86 x 94 mm)
Compression ratio: 8.6:1
Horsepower (SAE net): 110 @ 4700 rpm
Torque (lb-ft): 130 @ 3000 rpm

Optional en