• (4.4) 26 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $775–$5,375
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 28
  • Engine: 130-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2003 Mazda Protege

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by Mkar117 from Middleburg PA on December 16, 2017

This was a great car. We were looking for a reliable car for our son before he heads out to college.

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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

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