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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 29 34 $11,679 $12,215
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 26 33 $11,679 $12,215
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 29 34 $12,640 $13,515
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 26 33 $12,640 $13,515
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 26 30 $14,162 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 24 29 $14,162 $15,315
4-Door Sedan GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 34 $14,798 $16,240
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $15,955 $17,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,679
$14,798
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,215
$16,240
Monthly Payment Estimate
$204 / month
$271 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 34.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.6 90.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 50.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 22.6 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.0 184.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 106.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.9 13.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.25 x 0.87 10.24 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.38 8.0 x 1.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.78
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 14.52
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 36.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65SR14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65SR14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D14 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2434 2805
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 306 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 130
Engine
Displacement 1.6L/98 2.0L/123
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 105 @ 5500 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 107 @ 4000 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 993
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 7.9 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 2.14
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.42
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda Protege Mercury Mystique
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .63 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .79 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Passive Steering
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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