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1991 Mazda Protege 4 Dr LX SedanReview
James writes:
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Fantastic Car! I Love It! — 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've done it myself in my driveway. Extremely fun to drive, any weather, any time of year.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The manual transmission is so much fun to drive and it's so easy to learn in and drive in town or on the highway.

Cons: It has steel wheels and hub caps... the only thing that throws off the handling.

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1991 Mazda Protege 4 Dr DX SedanReview
Rod writes:

Mazda Tough — 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 is easily maintained. In the past five years I have replaced the fuel pump. This was an easy fix. I also replaced the heater core, this one was a little more irritating.

Pros: The Protogege has been abused to the fullest extent and still has never failed to get us home.

Cons: Availability of performance parts

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1991 Mazda Protege 4 Dr DX SedanReview
Ev writes:

Momo — It's the basic car. It gets down to what motoring is about: fun. The sound and feel of the car is amazing. It isn't the fastest, but you can still have fun below and at the redline. I have only had trouble with the air conditioning.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun to drive, sound, reliable

Cons: No tach for manual models, rear drum brakes, not a 6 speed, paint

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1991 Mazda Protege 4 Dr DX SedanReview
Paul writes:

The Cheapest Most Reliable Vehicle — I bought it used after totalling my truck, just to have a daily driver until the insurance settled. I kept it for 5 years and when I sold it, it had over 300 000 on the odometer. More reliable than either of my new GM vehicles.

Pros: good milage, reliable, comfortable, good city car

Cons: none

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Reviews From Other Years

2003 Mazda Protege Reviews

Good Small Car By brad_isu

Sporty, handles well (except in snow and ice), reliable, and roomy for a small car. Road noise is a bit loud though. Gas mileage is between 20-30 MPG. Haven't had much maintenance other than standa... Read More

Great! By dash147

I love my Mazda. I also have a 2001 (LX) too that just keeps going and going and going - and it's at 230000 miles at the very least! And it's like a tank. Got into a slight accident and it took it lik... Read More

2002 Mazda Protege Reviews

Sporty Family Car With A Decent Gas Economy By Krassimir

Like the low cost to maintain, visibility, sport style, acceleration, fits 5 comfortably, has ample cargo room, reliable engine, moon roof, good sound system. Has overdrive. Breaks really well. Little... Read More

2002 Mazda Protege Manual By gonzalezd15

This car is a blast to drive! truly a perfect daily driver for anyone on a budget. The car is sporty too as it comes from the factory with a sporty stance. The car really can move if you give it gas. ... Read More

2001 Mazda Protege Reviews

An Excellant Car And Fun To Drive. It Has Power,acceleration And Good Braking Power. By Mazda544

This car is fun to drive, it has power.Other than normal maintenance it does not cost me a lot of money to maintain . Had MAZDA come with a solid wheel hubcaps, and uses 87 octane gas, I would give th... Read More

Love This Car!! By Schus8507

blind spots are a minimal worry, proformance is better than expected, car looks great!, all and all... this car is the best purchas i've made since college classes. i would highly recomend this car to... Read More

2000 Mazda Protege Reviews

Slotege Reviewed By Justin

Great acceleration, braking is okay, handling is amazing. Build quality is pretty good except the weak spots in the body where it tends to rust. Fortunately this protege has had very little rust poke ... Read More

Clark Kent Bought A Kryptonite By Lnny

The 2000 Mazda Protege' tan was about as boring a car can get. I bought it brand new with 5 speed manual transmission. My personality and lifestyle at the time was very conservative and it was proba... Read More

1999 Mazda Protege Reviews

Ford Escort With A Mazda Symbol On It. By Mark

The car was fantastic on gas with the 1.8L under the hood. The Protege that I owned had a 5-speed manual transmission. Aside from the great gas mileage, it's the only other reason why I kept the car a... Read More

Bottom Line For The Moneys Worth This Is A Great Car For Any Beginner Driver By Gary

performance 1.8l engine that can be easily modded to suit anybody's needs. acceleration is a bit slow at first but can be changed through performance add ons. breaking and handling was designed to t... Read More

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