Used 2003 Mazda Mazdaspeed Protege Review

Edmunds expert review

Mazda gives its MP3 a much appreciated horsepower injection, turning an already capable performer into a potential segment killer.

What's new for 2003

Mazda introduces a new sport-tuned version of its Protege, dubbed Mazdaspeed.

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