1996 Mazda MX-6 Q&A

1996 Mazda MX-6 Question: car takes long to accelarate

My car rpm goes to about 5 before my car accelerates to 35 or 40 mph? Makes a noise and feels like the car is not moving. -
Answer 1
Sounds like clogged catalytic convertor in exhaust system. Has check engine light been on? -
Answer 2
Or, it sounds like a transmission shifting issue? -