Mazda
Protege
1998
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1998 Mazda Protege Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1998 Mazda Protege specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Mazda Protege warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$12,145
Invoice *
$11,473
Engine
1.5L I-4 92 HP 96.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
30.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
37.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/50,000
Engine
1.5L I-4 92 HP 96.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
70 amp
Battery
50 amp
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal.
Exhaust
non stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent strut
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
13.0 " silver steel
Front Tires
P175/70SR13.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
radio prep / AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
CD
single
Speakers
4 prep / 4
Antenna
manual retractable
Door Locks
manual
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual
Rear Windows
manual
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
13.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
174.8 "
Exterior Width
67.3 "
Exterior Height
55.9 "
Wheelbase
103 "
Front Tread
58 "
Rear Tread
58 "
Turning Radius
16.7 '
Curb Weight
2,385 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32
Front Legroom
42.2 "
Rear Legroom
35.6 "
Front Headroom
39.2 "
Rear Headroom
37.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.6 "
Passenger Volume
95 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
13.0 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
black
Grille Moldings
body-colored
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1998 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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