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2001 Mazda Protege
2001 Mazda Protege
Available Price Range $731-$5,567 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 28-31 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2001 Mazda Protege

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A stronger engine and new front styling were introduced for the 2001 Protegé, which arrived in January. A 130-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is standard on the ES model and optional on the LX, replacing a 1.8-liter with 122 hp. DX and LX versions will continue with a standard 1... Read Full Report


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You don't need a week in the new Mazda Protege MP3 to draw some decent conclusions. A day will do. Make that an hour. No, a minute. Depending on your point of view - and likely your age - about 60 ticks in the cross hairs of the MP3's fury will give you all the ammo to know this midsize, unassuming, sporty sedan is really Axl Rose in disguise. Welcome to the jungle and goodbye acu... Read full review for the 2001 Mazda Protege

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I love it!

by LJ from surprise,AZ on May 21, 2010

I had a 2001 mazda protege lx 5 speed and totalled it and walked out without even a scratch i then got a 2003 mazda 6 liked it but missed my protege. I now own a 2001 mazda mp3 and i love it! I would ... Read Full Review


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