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Here's how the 1997 Mazda Protege, 1997 Saturn SC, 1994 Mercury Capri and the 1995 Mazda MX-3 measure up.
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Overview

Door
4-door 2-door 0-door 0-door
Seats
5 4
Engine

92.0-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

100.0-hp, 1.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
174.8" length, 55.9" height 180.0" length, 52.2" height " length, " height " length, " height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Grey

Black

Tan

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Sub Compact - -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
13 x 5 in 14 x 5 in - -
Front Wheel Size
13 x 5 in 14 x 5 in - -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel - -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel - -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel - -
Spare Wheel Size
14 x 4 in 14 x 4 in - -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 96 - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
306 525 - -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
96 @ 4000 114 @ 2400 - -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4 - -
Displacement
1.5L/93 1.9L/116 - -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
92 @ 5500 100 @ 5000 - -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
435.00 mi 341.60 mi - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
37 MPG 40 MPG - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
30 MPG 28 MPG - -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A - -
Cruising Range - Hwy
536.50 mi 488.00 mi - -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A - -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower Control Arms w/Stabilizer Bar - -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent - -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Twin Links - - -

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes - -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes - -
Brake Type
Power Power - -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A - -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9.25 x 0.87 in 9.9 x 0.7 in - -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A - -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 12.2 gal - -

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.0 - -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
33.47 ft 37.1 ft - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 18.3 - -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70R14 - -
Front Tire Size
P175/70R13 P175/70R14 - -
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R13 P175/70R14 - -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- 1000 lbs - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- 150 lbs - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2385 lbs 2309.1 lbs - -

Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room
53.6 in 52.2 in - -
Track Width, Front
57.5 in 56.8 in - -
Height, Overall
55.9 in 52.2 in - -
Second Leg Room
35.6 in 31.0 in - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.3 in 67.3 in - -
Front Hip Room
50.5 in 50.0 in - -
Passenger Capacity
5 4 - -
Front Shoulder Room
54.3 in 53.4 in - -
Passenger Volume
95 ft³ 84.1 ft³ - -
Trunk Volume
13 ft³ 11.4 ft³ - -
Min Ground Clearance
5.12 in N/A - -
Wheelbase
102.6 in 102.4 in - -
Front Head Room
39.7 in 38.5 in - -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A - -
Front Leg Room
42.2 in 42.6 in - -
Length, Overall
174.8 in 180.0 in - -
Second Hip Room
53.6 in 49.0 in - -
Second Head Room
37.4 in 35.7 in - -
Track Width, Rear
57.5 in 56.0 in - -

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