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DX 4dr Sedan DX Manual


Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.25 x 0.87
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3


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


SAE Net Torque @ RPM 106 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/98
Fuel System MPFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 103 @ 5500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 105 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 107 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.0
Wheelbase (in) 102.8
Liftover Height (in) 22.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.3


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34


Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4


Vehicle Name Mazda Protege
Vehicle Name Mazda Protege
Body Style 4 Door Sedan


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .63
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -


Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P185/65SR14
Rear Tire Size P185/65SR14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D14


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85
Clutch Size (in) 7.9
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78


EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2434


Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4