Compare 2003 Mazda Protege5 vs 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2003 Mazda Protege5
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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5-Door Wagon Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Automatic 25 30 $15,700 $16,795
5-Door Wagon Manual 25 31 $15,700 $16,795
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4-Door Wagon
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 21 29 $16,088 $17,130
4-Door Wagon Touring 21 29 $17,858 $19,075
4-Door Wagon Limited 21 29 $19,897 $21,315
4-Door Wagon GT 21 29 $21,284 $22,840
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,700
$16,088
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,795
$17,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$280 / month
$286 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 40.6
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 50.2
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.0 107.0
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 54.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 63.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 23.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.9 58.2
Wheelbase (in)
102.8 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.1 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
170.5 168.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
38.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.66 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.9 10.94 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D15 T125/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/50VR16 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2716 3049
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.9 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 510
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA EDZ
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 150 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.50
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.96
Trans Order Code
NA DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
5 Door Wagon Small Wagon
Vehicle Name
Mazda Protege5 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut McPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .95
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Strut Multi-Link

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