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Mazda Protege MPG

 

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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2001 2001 4dr Sedan 130-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 28.7
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With the 162-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2001 Mazda Protege has been averaging 28.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 Mazda Proteges in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 110 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2001 Mazda Protege in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2001 2001 4dr Sedan 130-hp 2.0L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 27
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2001 Mazda Protege

2001 Mazda Protege Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2002 4dr Wagon 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
30+ mpg highway. 28 city. Not too shabby. see full Mazda Protege review
2002 4dr Wagon 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I average right around 30mpg with mixed driving, a little highway-biased. I've been satisfied with the overall gas mileage. see full Mazda Protege review
2002 4dr Sedan 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
While not getting the FE of a Honda Civic or Toyota Tercell it was reasonable and still had enough zippiness see full Mazda Protege review
2002 4dr Sedan 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Very nice on freeway see full Mazda Protege review
2001 Mazda Protege Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2001 4dr Sedan 103-horsepower 1.6L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
It was significantly lower than Toyota or Honda at the time. see full Mazda Protege review
 

2001 Mazda Protege Gas Mileage (MPG)

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