The 2003 Mazda Protege5 is a station wagon that combines
a sporty look and feel with good fuel economy, and exterior
and interior trimmings. Developed from the winning formula
that has helped its cousin the Protegé sedan move
consistently up the sales rankings in 2001 and 2002, it
shares many of the Protégé's attributes. It
also incorporates extras intended to appeal to versatile
The 2003 Mazda Protege5 comes with many attractive standard
features. It is a 4-door wagon, with option packages that
offer the consumer the latest in safety, comfort, convenience,
The 2003 Mazda Protege5 comes with attractive cabin decor.
It offers all the interior features that are standard in
the Protege sedan. These include a tilt steering wheel,
cloth upholstery, a split folding rear seat, AM/FM/CD player,
digital clock, intermittent wipers, front bucket seats,
map lights, and remote fuel-door/decklid release. It is
also provided with features that are standard in the LX
and ES models, namely air conditioning, cruise control,
power locks, windows, and mirrors, a tachometer, remote
entry system, and a height-adjustable driver seat, which
adds to the already good inside visibility. The 2003 Mazda
Protege5 will also have a leather-wrapped steering wheel
and silver gauge faces, and its superior sound system will
come with six speakers.
Like the Protege sedan, the 2003 Mazda Protege5 offers
ample leg room and head space. Its rear seat is easily accessible
and relatively roomy, and is a locking 60/40 folding seat
that allows for extra cargo room. Also standard in the Protege5
is a rigid cargo cover.
Like the ES model of the Protege sedan, the 2003 Mazda Protege5
has alloy wheels as a standard feature, and high performance
tires. Another useful standard feature is the roof rack.
The 2003 Mazda Protege5 is powered by a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder
16-valve engine. As with its sedan equivalents, this allows
it to offer 130 hp at 6000 rpm and 135 lbs-ft of torque
at 4000 rpm. For this wagon, 5-speed manual transmission
is standard, with automatic 4-speed transmission an option.
This automatic transmission is available with the Sport
AT system, which allows the driver to shift manually if
Safety and Security
Safety and security features in the Protégé
5 include dual front airbags and an emergency trunk release.
Options allow the consumer to include a theft deterrent
system with an alarm, as well as front-side airbags and
anti-lock brakes. Like the Protege's ES model, the Mazda
Protege5 is provided with 4-wheel disc brakes and fog lights
as standard features.
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