Euro and Japanese share the same engines. There are only minor differences with the engine, mostly down to camshaft details and ECU tuning, but these are interchangeable between models, anyway.

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The 626 seems like a good bargain, however are there any issues if it's an automatic?
The automatic is not very durable. But at the age this car is, most automatics are going to be of questionable condition.