by Mrasol1 on Jun 2, 2005 Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Protege ES 4dr Sedan
We bought this car to "drive the wheels off". We have put few dollars into the car(brakes, emission system) and it still runs great and gets 31 MPG around town. This isn't a car for long trips with the family, but it does what we want it to a low cost.
by HAPPY WITH THE ES MO on Jun 12, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Protege ES 4dr Sedan
IF ALL THE PEOPLE THAT BOUGHT LX
MODELS AND SAID THEY
WERE "UNDERPOWERED" , WHY DIDN'T THEY
BUY THE ES MODEL WITH THE BIGGER
MOTOR ?? I BOUGHT AN ES MODEL WHICH
NOW HAS 210,000 MILES ON IT AS OF JUNE
OF 2004, AND IT STILL GETS UP AND GOES
JUST LIKE IT DID WHEN IT WAS NEW. I
WOULD DEFINITELY BUY ANOTHER ONE.
MAYBE MAZDA HEARD THE COMPLAINTS ABOUT
POWER, I BELIEVE THE 2004 MODELS HAVE
A 2.2 LITER MOTOR IN THEM ....
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