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2003 MAZDASPEED Protege
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Fuel Economy City
24.0 mpg 24.0 mpg 24.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
30.0 mpg 34.0 mpg 34.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
5 occupants
Radio
Kenwood AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan radio prep SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder N/A MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
N/A N/A cruise control
Cup Holder
front front and rear front and rear
1-Touch Open
driver front and rear driver and passenger
Air Filter
N/A air filter air filter
Amplifier
amplifier N/A N/A
Antenna
window grid window grid diversity window grid diversity
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light N/A
Cargo Net
cargo net N/A N/A
Cargo Tie Downs
N/A cargo tie downs cargo tie downs
Check Control
N/A N/A redundant digital speedometer
Clock
N/A in-dash analog
Compass
N/A N/A compass
Dome Light
fade fade fade
Door Bins
dual dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest driver foot rest
Emergency SOS
N/A N/A Car-Net
Exterior Temperature
N/A exterior temperature exterior temperature
Floor Console
full full full
Front Air Conditioning
manual N/A manual
Front Windows
power power power
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval variable intermittent variable intermittent
Fuel Filler Door Release
N/A fuel filler door release fuel filler door release
Glove Box
locking glove box locking
Instrument Display
analog analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin N/A covered bin
Internet Access
N/A N/A Car-Net internet access
Lighter Elements
front N/A N/A
Overhead Console
N/A mini with storage mini with storage
Power Outlets
1 2 3
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
N/A N/A radio steering wheel controls
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent N/A radio theft deterrent
Reading Lights
front front & rear 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 rear door bins
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Windows
power power power
Rearview Mirror
day-night day-night day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical N/A N/A
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors) N/A keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
N/A retained accessory power retained accessory power
Smokers Package
ashtray N/A N/A
Speakers
7 4 6
Steering Wheel
tilt telescopic tilt telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather N/A leather
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
light light light
Trip Computer
N/A N/A trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical power power
Trunk Lid Trim
N/A plastic plastic
Vanity Mirrors
N/A N/A dual illuminated
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge N/A engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
simulated suede/cloth cloth V-Tex leatherette
Rear Seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Heated Front Seats
N/A N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Armrests
center center center
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable adjustable adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
8-way 6-way (8-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 6-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
fixed adjustable adjustable
Rear Armrests
N/A N/A center
Door Trim
cloth N/A leatherette
Headliner
full cloth full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear N/A rubber front & rear
Dashboard Insert
simulated carbon fibre N/A metal-look
Gear Shift Knob Trim
MAZDASPEED leather/aluminum N/A leather
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
N/A 207 @ 1700 236 @ 1750
Horsepower
N/A 210 @ 5300 140 @ 4000
Engine
2.0L I-4 170 HP 2.0L I-4 115 HP 1.8L I-4 170 HP
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 18.5 gal.
Range
387 miles 413 miles 527 miles
Drive Type
front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Alternator
80 amp 140 amp 140 amp
Axle Ratio
4.11 3.93 3.87
Battery
306 amp 540 amp with run down protection 330 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish stainless steel stainless steel
Limited Slip Differential
Tochigi Fuji N/A N/A
Traction Control
N/A ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
N/A electronic stability electronic stability
Wheels
17.0 " silver Racing Hart aluminum 15.0 " steel 17.0 " silver aluminum
Front Suspension
strut strut strut
Rear Suspension
strut semi-independent torsion beam beam multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
Racing Beat Tuned sport N/A N/A
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil coil
Front Shocks
Tokico gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil coil
Rear Shocks
Tokico gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Vented Disc Brakes
front front front
Front Tires
P215/45ZR17.0BSW performance P195/65HR15.0BSW AS P215/60TR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel full-size steel compact steel
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Door Count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
12.9 cu.ft. 15.5 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
67.1 " 70.0 " 72.2 "
Front Headroom
39.3 " 38.2 " 38.3 "
Rear Legroom
35.4 " 38.1 " 39.1 "
Curb Weight
2,843 lbs. 2,804 lbs. 3,221 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32 .30 .29
Exterior Height
55.5 " 57.2 " 58.5 "
Exterior Length
174.6 " 182.2 " 191.6 "
Front Hiproom
51.7 " N/A N/A
Front Legroom
42.2 " 41.2 " 42.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.9 " 55.2 " 56.9 "
Front Tread
57 " 61 " 62 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
N/A 4,013 lbs. 4,475 lbs.
Interior Cargo Volume
12.9 cu.ft. 15.5 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft.
Max Trailer Weight
N/A N/A 1,000 lbs.
Passenger Volume
93 cu.ft. 94 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft.
Payload
N/A 1,166 lbs. 1,243 lbs.
Rear Headroom
37.4 " 37.1 " 37.8 "
Rear Hiproom
49.1 " N/A N/A
Rear Shoulder Room
53.4 " 53.6 " 57.0 "
Rear Tread
57 " 61 " 61 "
Turning Radius
17.1 ' 18.2 ' 18.2 '
Wheelbase
103 " 104 " 110 "
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Rear Spoiler
wing N/A N/A
Bumpers
body-colored body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black black black w/chrome accents
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote dual manual remote dual power remote heated
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions N/A N/A
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
N/A daytime running lights daytime running lights
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm N/A panic alarm
Security System
security system security system N/A
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver
Passenger
Driver
Passenger
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
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 III
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
front front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams side impact beams
Tracker System
N/A N/A tracker system
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Accessories Months/Miles
48/50,000 N/A N/A
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited
Maintenance Months/Miles
N/A 24/24,000 24/24,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Invoice
$18,927 $15,067 $23,194
MSRP
$20,480 $16,515 $25,005
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Est. Monthly Payments
N/A $272 $411
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$55 $55 $71