1995 Mazda Protege User Reviews

1995 Mazda Protege Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Appearance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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Ian writes:
1995 Mazda Protege Review
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not many

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looks bad, old, doesnt have modern features.

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You Could Probably Find Mine In Olathe At A Used Car Dealership For A Couple Hundred. — I never drove it when it was in good condition, but i learned how to drive stickshift on it, which was pretty difficult considering the tranny was about to drop out any second and the fuel tank about to rupture & explode the car... l

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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benjamonster1 writes:
1995 Mazda Protege Review
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really, really dependable

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not the most exciting car to drive

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Owned One For 14 Years — I bought this car new, and I still own it. It now has 171,ooo miles on it and the only problem we've had is with the a/c compressor which I've had to replace twice. It gets 40+ mpg on the highway and is very comfortable to travel in. It's still an econobox and not the most exciting car in the world to drive, but it's super dependable and really, really cheap to own and operate. I wish Mazda still built it, because I'd buy another one in a heartbeat.

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jcullity84 writes:
1995 Mazda Protege 4 Dr LX Sedan Review
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5

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It's a really great car, I love it. It's 17 years old, gets 36 MPG Hwy, 32 MPG City. I only paid $600 for the car 5 years ago, it's got just over 214,000. Only major problems I had, replaced the distributer, starter, alternator, and replaced the fuel pump twice.

Cons

Parts are expensive, that's about it.

jcullity84
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Great Car — I really like the car, it's great on gas, small and easy to drive and maneuver. Great for a daily driver to and from work. The things I don't like about it, slow at takeoff and parts are pretty expensive where I live, other than that, it's a great car, I've owned mine for 5 years and wouldn't trade it for anything.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Wes writes:
1995 Mazda Protege 4 Dr DX Sedan Review
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Good mileage around town, great shocks

Cons

Poor highway mileage due to the higher RPMS, its geared for around town.

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Alice (95 Mazda Protege) — The car is decent, good for around town. Acceleration is kind of slow, it handles well, and has fantastic shocks. We've only had to fix the exhaust system one, and that was a cinch. Around town, its great on gas, about 33 miles to the gallon if you drive her right. As for fun to drive...if you don't mind listening to a ricer whine, its pretty good. Its great for bumps and such, plus it has pulled out of some tough scrapes. Unfortunately, the car is geared so that at about fifth gear, you're running 35 mph, and above 45 mph your gas mileage goes to hell.

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Nancy writes:
1995 Mazda Protege 4 Dr ES Sedan Review
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cheap maintainence

Cons

none i can think of

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Worth The Money, Lasted Very Well! — We bought this car used in 2000, it had 83000 miles on it then. it now has 120000 and still running great! we've done only a couple major repairs and normal maintainence. great gas mileage being a 5 speed. very dependable over all.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Angela writes:
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Good Gas mileage, easy parking.

Cons

Not cool looking.  haha

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Great For A Kids First Car. — Handled well. Good first car. Had small rust spots from living in Wi. It was just a little beater car. Did normal maintenance i.e oil changes. Not a sports car or anything, but fun to drive being a little 4 popper. Amazing gas mileage.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dillon writes:
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good gas milage

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weak

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My Car — I like that it gets about 30 miles to the gallon. Although, my belt broke last week, and i was stuck on the side of the road for about an hour, in the frigid cold. Overall, a good car, but i would much rather have a Ford.

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1989 Mazda Protege Reviews

This Car Is Really Good On Gas By mudonthetires

This car gets excellent gas mileage. It is a pleasure to drive and handles great to be as old as it is. Only problem i've had is the clutch. I've put new tires,headlights and a battery in it. That's a... Read More

First Car Ever, Good With Standard Tranny And 1.8 L4 By Иван-Филип

Good car, got rid of it at 355 000kms on the odo and nevr had a SINGLE problem with it... quite impressive.... Read More

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1990 Mazda Protege Reviews

Oldie But Goodie! By jflo711

Its a blessing in disguise! Looks ugly and old but runs sooo well. I never would have thought from the looks. Ummm..it goes pretty fast. Would love it if i had money too fix it up.hopefully soon... ok... Read More

I Love It. By Andrew

A very solid, depandable, basic car that could be amazing with some modifications. It won't die no matter how poorly you treat it. Excellent fuel economy, and the DOHC engine has lots of potential. St... Read More

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1991 Mazda Protege Reviews

Fantastic Car! I Love It! By James

Acceleration is great with the 5-speed manual transmission. Brakes work very well, even in the snow and on some ice. Cornering is a breeze. I have had some repairs, outside regular maintenance, but I... Read More

Mazda Tough By King

The toughest little car I ever had. I bought it used from a family member. We maintain the care regularly. I would like to find after-market performance parts. The car is really fun to drive. It... Read More

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1992 Mazda Protege Reviews

Look It Over Real Good Before You Buy One By Kyra

The ratings are based specifically on my Protege, not the make in general. It had the capabilities of being a decent car. It ran great, would've stopped better if I could have afforded to replace all ... Read More

Great For The Price. I Was Just Lucky Enough To Find One With Very Low Mileage On It. By ProteGeoff

I was fortunate enough to find one of these hiding out at a small dealership a week ago with only 55k miles on it. picked it up at a very affordable price. I recommend this car to anyone who can find ... Read More

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1993 Mazda Protege Reviews

Reliable Little Beater! By muschke

My husband and I purchased this car at Christmas time in 2008 because we needed something more reliable than what we were driving to make it out to our family gathering. A rather plain and ugly looki... Read More

"old Faithful Green Machine" By mkgill719

I love this car and it is my 1st option to drive between the two vehicles that I own because it is very fuel efficient and reliable. It is also fun to drive. If I had to sell it, I wouldn't ask for ... Read More

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