by MD driver on Sep 27, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan
I've driven this car all over the
country, literally. Performs
adequately, not powerful at all but
extrememly reliable. The gas mileage
is great (39ish on the highways).
Overall, nothing special, but a good
car to own.
by nailgirl on Aug 17, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan
This is the very first car I have ever
bought and paid for myself - and it is
worth every penny. Of course I make
sure I keep up with all of my scheduled
maintenance - this car will be with me
for a long time!
by Vandersteven on Aug 30, 2003 Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan
Bought the car used in 2001 @ 30,000kms.
replaced the exhaust @150k kms,
windshield wiper connecting rod needed
to be replaced after using wipers in
heavy rain (cheap plastic; the bill was
Besides that, never any major problems.
by DreDre on Sep 15, 2002 Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan
I love driving this car! I have a 1.5
liter engine, and with a standard it has
plenty of pick-up. It shifts like a
dream, one of the easiest I've
encountered. I'm over 100,000 miles and
have never had any major problems with
my car. I'll definitely but Mazda again!
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