Sold in Japan under the Capella name, the car was also well-known in other markets as the 626. Mazda's partner at the time, Ford Motor Company also used the Mazda Capella to create the Ford Telstar and Ford Probe. The Capella was replaced by the Mazda Atenza in 2002.
Current Mazda Equivalent:
The closest comparison today is the Mazda6. With its dynamic handling and performance, refined craftsmanship and stylish interior, it's easy to see why the Mazda6 is New Zealand's favourite mid-sized car.