Because there are no real mods or support for the 2000 protege. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. I average about 26 mpg with 87 octane fuel, whether I drive aggressively or conservative. The new side-impact airbags are part of option packages that include anti-lock brakes. Failed to get data, please try again. Failed to get data, please try again. This, in my opinion is the perfect car.
It really is a great vehicle. Failed to get data, please try again. It's surprisingly fun to whip around in for how slow it is. The timing belt and water pump took me about 5 hours with a friend and a break for dinner I'm a hobbyist, not a mechanic. Please refer to our terms of service for more information.
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On the upside, the exterior design is quite good, the interior design is great although the center console is way to low, its quite easy to work on mechanically although the oil filter is in a stupid place, and well. The vehicle is fun to drive for what it is. That translates into adequate rear legroom and headroom for adult-size passengers. Please check Mazda car parts catalog for additional information if you're looking for parts to repair your vehicle. Data Unavailable Third Leg Room in.
Manual and automatic transmissions are available with both. If you know how to use a wrench then you won't spend much money maintaining it. I haven't had a single issue with it other than having to replace the alternator around 117k. The seats are quite uncomfortable. Ford owns a controlling interest in Mazda, and plans are to switch the Protegé to the Ford Focus platform for 2002. A split, folding rear seat supplements the 12. Failed to get data, please try again.
Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Failed to get data, please try again. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. Failed to get data, please try again. Even with the manual antenna fully extended, radio connection is not always the best. For how cheap these are nowadays they're worth the money. Not a bad looking car but its turtle slow after 2nd gear for highway merging and passing, it will go nowhere.
Interior The five-passenger Protegé is one of the roomier small cars, with interior volume of 92. A split, folding rear seat supplements the 12. A closer look reveals a roomy car that is well equipped, competent, fun to drive and competitively priced. Failed to get data, please try again. We hope our car data will help you to make car buying decision.
The is easy to use, it has a user-friendly interface and Please take a look at the to see it in action. All I've done is routine maintenance, oil changes, transmission fluid every 50K, and other consumables like a set of front brake pads and rotors, tires, etc. Exterior At 174 inches end to end, Protegé is one inch shorter than the best-selling small car, the Honda Civic. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. Finest highest quality car I have ever owned. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied as to the accuracy of the information provided on this site.
The size class for cars is determined by the interior passenger and cargo volumes. Summary On certain passenger vehicles, the left side rear brake hoses were damaged during assembly. Data Unavailable Third Shoulder Room in. I see a lot of these around town. The driving position isnt terrible but is a little different and will take some getting used to. Curb Weight-automatic 2577 lbs Curb Weight-manual 2537 lbs Vehhistory.
Make sure to search the car specs including engine performance options, interior upgrades, headroom, cargo capacity and more. I expected it to handle better because the steering wheel is tighter than average, but it starts to understeer at a relatively low speed. The accuracy of the information in our database cannot be guaranteed or verified, and we are unable to certify that a vehicle history is complete. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Mazda at 1-800-222-5500. Protegé was redesigned last year, but it has a short future in its present form.