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30 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,829
Avg. Price: $4,889
Avg. Price: $4,851

Mazda Protege Experts

#1 dandyoun
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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 20 reviews

General Review Fo My Car by Tibor
 — I purchased this car 30K miles used, my first used car purchase, in mid-2005. It now has almost 90K miles and has enjoyed a couple road trips across country and survived a flooded parking lot at work... Read More
It's Just A Good Little Car, If That's What Your Into... by Angela
 — This is a solid little plain car. It was like putting on a glove driving this car because of the previously owned 323! It's a tad more powerful (if you want to call it that! lol) But it's so darned ... Read More
Great Go Around Car. Safe. Reliable. by Stratos
 — Cheap, reliable and safe. Needs to be avoided for people who need speed. Great sedan, good-looking car. great manoeuvrability, good acceleration for a 2.0L. Some parts are cheap, some are overly expen... Read More

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Mazda Protege Questions


Wont Start Back Up?

I was driving to work and I was accelerating to 40mph a nd then the oil light came on and the enigine cut off and wont start back up. I just recently had a fuel injection done along with a brake flush...

20 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

Squealing Noise When Turning Wheel To Right??? Please Help!!??

I have a 2003 Protege, and just recently there has been a squealing noise which could be described like the belt. The belt is fine, so i thought maybe something was damaged or something due to it rai...

706 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Can A Add A Subwoofer To My Stock Radio In My 2003 Mazda Protege5

446 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Oil Ran Dry

A national brand oil change shop did not tighten the oil pan plug and the engine oil ran dry while my daughter was driving her Mazda. She stopped immediately when the oil light came on. The shop towe...

304 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 years ago)


I am trying to remove the factory radio and when I take off the side panels there are 5 holes which 2 are for the removal key

980 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 years ago)