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By RBOB24
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2003 Mazda Protege Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

FUN TO DRIVE, THIS CAR HANDLES LIKE A SPORTS CAR. ITS QUICK OFF THE LINE AND ACCELERATES VERY SMOOTHLY. THE GAS MILEAGE IS GOOD, AND THE FIT AND FINISH IS SUPER.


Best Features

LOOKS AND COMFORT


Worst Features

A LITTLE MORE HP


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A Great Purchase !
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By 1960vw
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2003 Mazda Protege Sedan ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

A great little car with plenty of pickup! Very roomy for two adults front and two in back. Very good gas milage.


Best Features

Tilt wheel a bonus. Interior exterior mirror adjustment is a plus.


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WOW!!
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By wk3
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2003 Mazda Protege Sedan DX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I've had this car less than a week and I'm already in love with it. The handling is great, the fuel economy is better than advertised and the comfort is better than the VW I used to drive. I also have no reservations about strapping in my daughter's carseat and putting her in the back seat. I'd recommend this car to anyone looking for a fun, fuel efficient and safe vehicle.


Best Features

Easy to reach controls. Great handling. Nice styling inside and out.


Worst Features

Quiter ride and more power. ABS as a standard feature. Repositioned cigarette lighter for use as power source.


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Mazda is sooo underrated!
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By lonestar
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2003 Mazda Protege Sedan DX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Purchased a leftover 2003...can't believe it was still on the dealer lot. Haven't owned a Mazda in 14 years...and had forgotten what I was missing, obviously. Selected the Protege over the Civic and Corolla.


Best Features

Peppy engine when mated with 5-spd trans. Excellent driver's position.


Worst Features

Armrest really serves no useful purpose other than as a cover for the storage container underneath it.


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Better then the competition
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By Mazda Boy
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Vehicle

2003 Mazda Protege Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Never looked at Mazda before but am I impressed.This car offers more standard equipment then the competition.Love the look of the car front and rear.checked out toyota and honda both seem bland to me.We bought the Lx and we always get compliments on the color and interior space.What impressed me most has been the build quality of mazda.I have always bought american vehicles but I was impressed on how tight this vehicle rides and corners.You won't go wrong buying this car!!!!!! I highly recommend it.FUN>FUN

Best Features

Stle,handling,interior,sunroof,Cd changer,Wheels


Worst Features

Maybe softer ride,Cup holders in back


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