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1997 Mazda Protege - Consumer Reviews

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Reliable, sensible car
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By MD driver
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan


Review

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.


Best Features

Gas mileage, lack of major work


Worst Features

For the car it's meant to be, nothing much


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Love this car!
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By nailgirl
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan


Review

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!


Best Features

Little car with a big heart!


Worst Features

Little more power would be nice


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Excellent reliability
Performance
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Fuel Economy
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By Vandersteven
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan


Review

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
almost $300!!!!!).
Besides that, never any major problems.
Excellent mileage


Best Features

Good on gas, plenty of room in front and back seats. Lots of trunk space.


Worst Features

Bigger cup holders, better quality wiper mechanism. A little more acceleration wouldn't hurt.


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WOULD BUY IT AGAIN!
Performance
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By wakaleh
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan


Review

VERY RELAIBALE CAR, SPAECIOUS,
ACCOMODATE FAMILY OF 4-5 EASILY, HUGE
TRUNK FOR ITS SIZE, NICE LOOKS, VERY
COMFORTABLE RIDE.


Worst Features

BIGGER CUP HOLDERS.


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fun car!
Performance
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Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
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By DreDre
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Vehicle

1997 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan


Review

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!


Best Features

Smooth transmission. Dependability. Comfortable seats. Good gas mileage.


Worst Features

Make the cup holders bigger!


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