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2003 MAZDASPEED Protege

2003 MAZDASPEED Protege
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For 2003, Mazda decided to release a limited-edition version of the Protege, their winning subcompact sedan that has been moving steadily up the consumer rankings the past two years. This limited-edition version, the 2003 MAZDASPEED Protege, is a high-performance model which contains a turbocharged adaptation of the standard Protege's 4-cylinder engine. This special engine allows the MAZDASPEED Protege to achieve a power regular Protege drivers can only wish for. Playing along with the sporty image, Mazda designers have also incorporated unique sport suspension with 17-inch wheels, and trim extras both inside and outside this car. The result? A sedan that provides super value for money.

Available Models
The 2003 MAZDASPEED Protege is a 4-door sedan with features like anti-lock brakes and a limited-slip differential provided as standard. As with the regular Protégés, there are a number of options packages available as well.

Interior Features
The interior features of the 2003 MAZDASPEED Protege are designed to add to its appeal. A Kenwood AM/FM/CD/MP3 player is standard, as is a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The MAZDASPEED Protege also incorporates all the standard features that are a part of the regular edition Protege. These include front bucket seats, power steering, map lights, a split folding rear seat, air conditioning, and cruise control. There is also a height-adjustable driver seat, power locks, doors, and windows, a remote entry system, and a tachometer. Options available to complete the MAZDASPEED's interior include a cargo net. The head room and leg space in this car rival the regular Protege's, as does the accessibility of its rear seat.

Exterior Features
This limited-edition Protege features 17-inch alloy wheels fitted with low-profile Bridgestone tires. Fog lights and a rear spoiler are standard, adding to the MAZDASPEED's sporty appeal.

The turbocharged version of the standard Protégé's 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine means that the 2003 MAZDASPEED Protege can give out 170 hp at 6000 rpm versus 130 hp for the standard version. The MAZDASPEED also offers 160 lbs-ft of torque at 3500 rpm. Available in 5-speed manual transmission, it offers great fuel economy as well as a solid feel, and enviable cornering ability.

Safety and Security
Safety and security on the 2003 MAZDASPEED Protege go one above the regular Mazda Protege. A theft-deterrent system with alarm is standard, as are anti-lock 4-wheel disc brakes. It also contains dual front airbags.

2003 Mazdaspeed Protege Highlights

Exterior Features
Unique MAZDASPEED badging on rear deck lid.
Sport-tuned exhaust with polished-stainless Racing Beat muffler.
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution(EBD)
Front windsplit, side-sill extensions, rear spoiler & lower air dam
P215/45 ZR17 Bridgestone Potenza RE040 tires
17-inch Racing Hart 5-spoke wheels
Lowered, high-performance suspension tuned by Racing Beat
Large diameter round front fog lights
Body colored front grille bar

Interior Features
Carpeted floor mats with MAZDASPEED logo.
MAZDASPEED charcoal cloth seats with special seat insert fabric & suede-like bolsters
Sparco aluminum foot pedals with rubber inserts
Racing-style Sparco aluminum shift knob
Silver center panel with carbon fiber-look side treatment
AM/FM/MP3/CD player with ID3 Capability, 7-speaker system (4 mid-bass speakers, 2 tweeter, 1 subwoofer), Wireless remote control unit, 250 watt Power Amplifier
Silver gauges with MAZDASPEED ID on tachometer
3-spoke leather wrapped tu-tone steering wheel

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Fast Stats
MSRP from
2.0L I4
170 @ 5500
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
24 / 30

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