2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
I purchased mine in April or May2003, I
it. Handeling is great, the paint looks like a
show paint, (have had multiple comments
it) my only thing is the power/turbo
fluctuates. Maybe it's the intercooler could
a little better/bigger. If it's cool outside, that
thing will pull and pull, but give it time to
warm up...In this Texas heat, 95-102 and
humidity out tha ying yang, it makes it tough
on it. But if you get aggressive on it, it will
wake up for you, just not quite as much pull
as on a cool day.
The brakes and suspension are excellent .
VERY SAFE & RESPONSIVE CAR.
Powder coated rims, responsive car,
very well. Love the MP3 cd player, (120-190
songs on 1 cd, @128kbps) Turbo has good
pull and has a great screaming sound, when
Just little high off the ground. (drop it 1-2")
And the oddest one.
See the 6x9 speaker grills in the rear
window? THERE'S NOTHING IN THERE!
LOL! Ya got'm in the door though, and it's
still above par for a stock radio, so I can't
complain too much.