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Zip Code: 20146
2000 Mazda Protege
2014 Lancer
2013 Mazda Mazda3
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CarsDirect Price
N/A $14,929 N/A
Fuel Economy City
29.0 mpg 25.0 mpg 25.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
34.0 mpg 34.0 mpg 33.0 mpg
Star Rating
5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/50,000 60/60,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
5 occupants
radio prep AM/FM, clock, seek-scan AM/FM, seek-scan
MP3 Player
N/A MP3 decoder MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
N/A with steering wheel controls N/A
Cup Holder
front front and rear front and rear
1-Touch Open
N/A driver driver
Air Filter
N/A air filter air filter
manual retractable integrated roof window grid
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
N/A N/A in-dash
Dome Light
fade fade fade
Door Bins
dual dual dual
Door Locks
manual power with 2 stage unlock manual
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest driver foot rest
Exterior Temperature
N/A exterior temperature exterior temperature
Floor Console
full full full
Front Air Conditioning
N/A manual manual
Front Windows
manual power power
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval variable intermittent variable intermittent
Glove Box
glove box glove box glove box
Instrument Display
analog digital/analog digital/analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin bin bin
Lighter Elements
front N/A N/A
Power Outlets
1 2 2
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
N/A radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls
Reading Lights
N/A front front
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks rear child safety door locks rear child safety door locks
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Door Bins
N/A rear door bins N/A
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Windows
manual power power
Rearview Mirror
day-night day-night day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical mechanical mechanical
Remote Keyless Entry
N/A keyfob (all doors) N/A
Retained Accessory Power
N/A retained accessory power retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
N/A 1 1
Smokers Package
ashtray ashtray N/A
4 4 4
Speed Sensitve Wipers
N/A speed sensitive wipers N/A
Steering Wheel
tilt tilt telescopic tilt
Systems Monitor
N/A systems monitor N/A
N/A tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light light
Trip Computer
N/A trip computer N/A
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical mechanical mechanical
Trunk Lid Trim
N/A carpet carpet
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge N/A
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Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth cloth cloth
Rear Seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Front Armrests
N/A center center
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable adjustable adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way 6-way 6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
N/A adjustable adjustable
Rear Armrests
N/A center N/A
Door Trim
cloth vinyl cloth
full cloth full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
N/A carpeted front & rear carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
N/A metal-look metal-look
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Side Profile
Interior Profile
1.6L I-4 105 HP 2.0L I-4 148 HP 2.0L I-4 148 HP
5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Fuel Tank
13.2 gal. 15.5 gal. 14.5 gal.
413 miles 450 miles 415 miles
Drive Type
front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
70 amp 130 amp 100 amp
Axle Ratio
3.85 3.94 4.11
306 amp with run down protection with run down protection
partial stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel stainless steel
Traction Control
N/A ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
N/A electronic stability electronic stability
14.0 " styled steel 16.0 " steel 16.0 " steel
Front Suspension
strut strut strut
Rear Suspension
strut independent multi-link multi-link
front disc/rear drum front disc/rear drum 4-wheel disc
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil coil
Front Shocks
N/A gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar N/A rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil coil
Rear Shocks
N/A gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Vented Disc Brakes
front front front
Front Tires
P185/65SR14.0BSW AS P205/60HR16.0BSW AS P205/55HR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel compact steel compact steel
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Door Count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
12.9 cu.ft. 12.3 cu.ft. 11.8 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
67.1 " 69.4 " 69.1 "
Front Headroom
39.3 " 39.6 " 38.9 "
Rear Legroom
35.4 " 36.1 " 36.2 "
Curb Weight
2,434 lbs. 2,888 lbs. 2,866 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32 N/A .28
Exterior Height
55.5 " 58.3 " 57.9 "
Exterior Length
174.0 " 180.0 " 180.9 "
Front Hiproom
N/A 53.3 " 53.7 "
Front Legroom
42.2 " 42.3 " 42.0 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.9 " 54.7 " 54.9 "
Front Tread
58 " 60 " 60 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
N/A 3,969 lbs. N/A
Interior Cargo Volume
12.9 cu.ft. 12.3 cu.ft. 11.8 cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
93 cu.ft. 93 cu.ft. 94 cu.ft.
Rear Headroom
37.4 " 36.9 " 37.5 "
Rear Hiproom
N/A 54.1 " 52.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.4 " 54.3 " 54.0 "
Rear Tread
58 " 60 " 60 "
Turning Radius
17.1 ' 16.4 ' 17.1 '
103 " 104 " 104 "
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body-colored body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome black w/chrome surround black
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual remote dual power remote dual power remote
Bodyside Moldings
black N/A N/A
Rocker Panel Extensions
N/A rocker panel extensions N/A
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
N/A 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
N/A panic alarm N/A
Security System
N/A security system N/A
Safety Rating - Frontal
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
N/A seat mounted seat mounted
Ignition Disable
N/A immobilizer immobilizer
Knee Airbag
N/A driver N/A
Occupancy Sensor
N/A occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
N/A curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
N/A seat mounted seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
N/A front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams side impact beams
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Accessories Months/Miles
N/A N/A 36/36,000
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/50,000 60/60,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 84/100,000 60/unlimited
Major Components Months/Miles
36/50,000 120/100,000 60/60,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/50,000 60/unlimited 36/36,000
$11,679 $16,468 $16,229
$12,215 $18,005 $16,700
CarsDirect Price
N/A $14,929 N/A
Cash Rebates
N/A $2,000 N/A
Est. Monthly Payments
N/A $244 N/A
Used Starting Price
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$50 $59 $55