Ad Radar

Vehicle Reviews

Expert Road Test

Mazda's Protege shows that subcompacts aren't the barren transportation devices they used to be. Buying a subcompact just a few...

1998 Mazda Protege Model Comparison

DX Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $12,145.00 $15,895.00 $16,570.00
Destination $450.00 $510.00 $510.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 1.5L I4 3.0L V6 4.0L V6
Horsepower 92 @ 5500 RPM 150 @ 5000 RPM 160 @ 4200 RPM
Torque 96 @ 4000 RPM 185 @ 3750 RPM 225 @ 3000 RPM
Valves 4 2 2
Displacement (cc) 1489 2957 4025
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.0 X 3.3 3.5 X 3.1 3.9 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 9.4:1 9.1:1 9:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 30 17 17
Highway (mpg) 37 22 21

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2385.4 3236.4 3236.4
Wheelbase (in.) 102.6 125.7 125.7
Length (in.) 174.8 202.9 201.7
Width (in.) 67.3 69.4 69.4
Height (in.) 55.9 64.7 64.7
Track Front (in.) 57.5 58.6 58.6
Track Rear (in.) 57.5 57.3 57.3
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A 9.1

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.2 39.2 39.2
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.4 35.6 0.0
Front Legroom (in.) 42.2 42.2 42.2
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.6 40.3 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.3 53.8 53.8
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.6 15.3 15.3
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 52.7 52.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 19.8 19.8

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 95.0 N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension strut beam beam
Tires 175/70R13 225/70R14 225/70R14

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A N/A N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A Std. N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio N/A AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A N/A N/A
Tilt Steering Yes N/A N/A
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning N/A N/A N/A

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A N/A N/A

Compare Other Vehicles

1998 Mazda Protege DX Sedan 1998 Mazda Protege DX Sedan
1998 Mazda B-3000 Base Extended Cab Pickup 1998 Mazda B-3000 Base Extended Cab Pickup
1998 Mazda B-4000 Base Extended Cab Pickup 1998 Mazda B-4000 Base Extended Cab Pickup
Update Comparison
close
X

Similarly Priced Vehicles