Also rather than idle for lengthy periods, it is more fuel efficient to switch off and then restart your engine. The vans and pickup trucks actually soldiered on until 1978, by which time a wagon version of the succeeding FA4 Familia (323/GLC) had been introduced. Retrieved 26 July 2011 ^ Mazda Familia Pickup at . Cape Town, South Africa. 2003-09-22. ^ a b BBC Top Gear 10 Forgotten cars — Sao Penza ^ The Power Report on Automotive Marketing, Volumes 15-17, J.D. Power Associates, 1993, page 134 ^ West Africa, 29 July — 4 August 1991, page 1249 ^ «From the ashes». .
The BG Familia was available with front- or all-wheel drive and a 1.3 L, 1.5 L, 1.6 L, or 1.8 L gas or 1.7 L diesel engine. The rare North American ES model came with the Miata’s 1.8-liter twin-cam engine (though the internals were not entirely the same), all-wheel disc brakes, and dual stabilizer bars. Третье поколение было представлено в январе 1977 года. С этим поколением появился кузов хетчбэк (3 и 5 дверей). В таком-же исполнении был универсал. В июне 1979 года Familia прошла модернизацию. The 1999 BJ platform was updated with a four-door sedan or five-door hatchback chassis based on the larger Mazda Capella and offered with more engine choices. Around 1,000 Infinis were produced, and preceded Mazda’s ɛ̃fini Japanese dealership network.
The BF wagon (originally introduced in 1985) was carried over in facelifted form, although Ford marketed a wagon on the new platform as part of the North American Escort line. Ford released a rebadged version which was mechanically the same although different bumpers, headlights and bonnet were fitted, badged as the Ford Laser Lynx in Japan and Australia, and the Aztec in Taiwan. However, removing a screw on the back of the instrument cluster, labeled 180kph, meant that the speed limiter was removed. The Japanese Mazda Familia had all-wheel drive as an option. In North America, the ES’s engine was still 1.8 liters, but for the eighth generation it was a smaller version of the 626’s engine (the FP) rather than the sportier engine shared with the Miata which had been used previously. Air conditioners can use about 10% extra fuel.