2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
Owned my MPS for roughly three weeks,
and it is an absolute blast to drive.
It is quicker than most cars excluding
SRT-4, WRX, EVO, etc. but it has
handled every corner I have thrown at
it with ease so far. No sliding,
schreeching, or unpredicted behavior.
This is a car for the person who wants
to go fast everywhere, not just light
to light. I would recommend the SRT-4
if you just want 0-60 at the same price.
The stiff suspension, MP3 in-dash CD
Player, and of course the tubro. The
perfect amount of aftermarket interior
and exterior accessiories.
I am engaging the turbo way too often
and I realized that my gas mileage
would be lower, but the 18-19mpg is
hurting my wallet a bit. That is nit-
picky though, driving the car is way
worth the gas.