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null 1996 Mazda Protege

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1996 Mazda Protege specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Mazda Protege warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$12,695$14,095$15,695
    Invoice *$11,953$12,986$14,301
    Engine1.5L I-4 92 HP1.5L I-4 92 HP1.8L I-4 122 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City32.0 mpg32.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy39.0 mpg39.0 mpg33.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/50,00036/50,00036/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.5L I-4 92 HP1.5L I-4 92 HP1.8L I-4 122 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator70 amp70 amp70 amp
    Battery50 amp50 amp50 amp
    Axle Ratio3.853.853.85
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank14.5 gal.14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Rear Anti-Roll BarN/AN/Arear anti-roll bar
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum4-wheel disc
    Front TiresP175/70SR13.0P175/70SR13.0P185/65SR14.0
  • Seating and Interior
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketsport
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Rear SeatsN/A60-4060-40
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/Apassengerpassenger
    Reading LightsN/Afrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningN/AN/Amanual
    RadioN/AAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereo
    Cruise ControlN/Acruise controlcruise control
    Door LocksN/Apowerpower
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseN/Amechanicalmechanical
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    TachometerN/Atachometertachometer
    Front WindowsN/Apowerpower
    Rear WindowsN/Apowerpower
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Exterior Length174.8 "174.8 "174.8 "
    Exterior Width67.3 "67.3 "67.3 "
    Exterior Height55.9 "55.9 "55.9 "
    Wheelbase103 "103 "103 "
    Curb Weight2,385 lbs.2,445 lbs.2,573 lbs.
  • Exterior Features
    Bodyside Moldingsblackblackblack
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manual remotedual power remotedual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/50,00036/50,00036/50,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1996 Mazda Protege safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.
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