• (4.5) 6 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $846–$4,878
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 29-33
  • Engine: 92-hp, 1.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1998 Mazda Protege

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My Favorite Car

by Stagemom from on October 24, 2017

This was the most reliable car I've ever owned and it was a sad day when it finally bit the dust. I bought it as a temporary car in 2004 and kept it for 13 years. Very few repairs, impressive gas mile... Read Full Review

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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