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The Mazda Protege is as roomy as many of the more-expensive mid-size cars. The Protege offers a comfortable interior, a...

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DX Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $12,215.00 $12,070.00 $12,399.00
Destination $480.00 $465.00 $520.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 1.6L I4 2.0L I4 1.8L I4
Horsepower 105 @ 5500 RPM 110 @ 5000 RPM 126 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 107 @ 4000 RPM 125 @ 3750 RPM 129 @ 2400 RPM
Valves 4 2 4
Displacement (cc) 1597 1988 1769
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.1 X 3.3 3.3 X 3.5 3.1 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 9:1 9.2:1 9.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 29 27 26
Highway (mpg) 34 35 33

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2433.9 2453.7 2581.6
Wheelbase (in.) 102.8 98.4 99.8
Length (in.) 174.0 174.5 177.5
Width (in.) 67.1 67.0 67.3
Height (in.) 55.5 53.3 55.5
Track Front (in.) 57.9 56.5 58.3
Track Rear (in.) 57.9 56.5 57.5
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.3 39.0 39.9
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.4 36.7 37.0
Front Legroom (in.) 42.2 42.5 41.6
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.4 34.0 33.7
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 53.9 51.6 52.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.4 51.6 52.6
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 50.2 52.1
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 49.4 52.3

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 93.0 87.2 88.5

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link beam
Tires 185/65R14 185/65R14 185/65R14

Anti-Theft & Locks

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

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A 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 N/A N/A
Cassette Player N/A Yes 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 Yes
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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