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1999 Mazda Protege Model Comparison

DX Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $11,970.00 $20,095.00 $17,660.00
Destination $450.00 $450.00 $510.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 1.6L I4 1.8L I4 3.0L V6
Horsepower 105 @ 5500 RPM 140 @ 6500 RPM 150 @ 5000 RPM
Torque 107 @ 4000 RPM 119 @ 5500 RPM 185 @ 3750 RPM
Valves 4 4 2
Displacement (cc) 1597 1839 2957
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.1 X 3.3 3.3 X 3.3 3.5 X 3.1
Compression Ratio 9:1 9.5:1 9.1:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 29 25 17
Highway (mpg) 34 29 21

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2449.3 2299.4 3432.6
Wheelbase (in.) 102.8 89.2 111.6
Length (in.) 174.0 155.3 187.7
Width (in.) 67.1 66.0 69.4
Height (in.) 55.5 48.4 67.6
Track Front (in.) 57.9 55.3 58.6
Track Rear (in.) 57.9 56.3 57.3
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A 9.1

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 2 3
Front Headroom (in.) 39.3 37.1 39.2
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.4 N/A 0.0
Front Legroom (in.) 42.2 42.8 42.4
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.4 N/A 0.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 53.9 49.7 54.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.4 N/A 0.0
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 52.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 0.0

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 93.0 N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone beam
Tires 185/65R14 185/60R14 235/75R15

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 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A Std.
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 N/A N/A
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A Yes Yes
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

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