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2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege Sedan - Consumer Reviews

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Love my Mazdaspeed
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By Marat
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2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege Sedan New 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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the most fun to drive FWD car money can buy. i always catch myself looking for a place to drive somewhere. You have to take this car out on the canyons to truly appreciate it. the handling is simply incredible with just enough power. but if you are looking for more power, there is nothing a $45 MBC can not fix, along with a few other relatively cheap upgrades avaliable.


Best Features

handling, interior design


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AWESOME VEHICLE
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By MAZDASPEEDPOWER
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2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege Sedan New 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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Wow.I love this car so much.Previous to this, I owned a moded Protege5, and thought it was the cats meow.But this car, is just one of those vehicles, where you get in, and youre like"Wow, they took an awesome design, and made it so much better, and it's so comfortable" then you drive it, and you wonder if there is anything that can take the stains out of your shorts, cause you crapped yourself when you took that corner going 90km/h.It has somer very nice pep, and some of the best handling available on the market.The Bridgestone Potenza tires really help keep the vehicle controlled with the speeds it's caple of. The whole time, listening to a great stereo.


Best Features

The stereo, suspension and tires(Handling), the turbo, the interior, the stereo, the turbo. More fun the a go-kart, and alot faster too. Got a need for speed, get this MAZDASPEED


Worst Features

Boost Gauge, Turbo Timer, Forged Internals, and an FMIC stock would makes this car perfect. All of these items can be gotten very cheaply after market, so no worries.


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Amazing Machine
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By MK12345
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2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege Sedan New 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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Everything on this car from the wheels to the stereo were thoughtfully planned out for the owner's enjoyment. I have had this car for 9 months - my first manual ever - and have not missed driving it one day. It is fun, sporty, and sleek, yet practical with great fuel economy and 4 doors. It is the perfect car for someone looking for something fun to drive who has family needs as well.


Best Features

Stereo is amazing, the get-up-and-go is spectacular! It is the best of both worlds!


Worst Features

Better noise reduction in the rear seats - easily fixable.


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Nice bang for the buck
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By 03.5 Yellow MSP
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2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege Sedan New 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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Rated the 2nd best car for under 20,000...and it's proven to be true so far.


Best Features

turbo, rims, nice stereo, comfortable riding...


Worst Features

forged internals


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Zoomin Away
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By Speed Demon 22
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2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege Sedan New 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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Filled with style and loads of fun, the Mazda Speed Protege is an excellent choice. The performance and handling are excellent. This car is so much fun to drive. It's my first manual trans and I've enjoyed driving it every moment!


Best Features

Sporty looks, great handling, awesome acceleration and performance, excellent stereo system!


Worst Features

Needs: Sunroof, auto dimming mirror w/compass or navigation, and maybe a turbo timer.


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