2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege New 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
This car is an excellent spring,summer
and fall car. This car is horrible in
the snow and ice (this is mainly due to
the tires that Mazda has ellected to
put on, Bridgestone Potenza). The only
other problem is the stereo system.
Kenwood makes the system and they have
been having many problems with
the "amplifier/subwoofer" box that is
in the trunk. Twice in 8500 miles I've
had it replaced. The sticker price for
these are right at 20,500 but don't pay
it. I got mine for a few thousand less.
The handling of the car is absolutely
Putting Michelin Pilot Alpin tires and
adding a 6th gear to the gear box
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