Mazda Protege/Protege 5 MPG and Fuel Economy

Mazda have been manufacturing models of Protege/Protege 5 for 2 years, with the latest vehicle in 2003 having a combined MPG of 23.

The estimated fuel cost for the 2003 Mazda Protege/Protege 5 is $3,200 per year.

Government regulators have estimated that value based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

💵 Compared to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,500 more on fuel driving a 2003 Mazda Protege/Protege 5.

🛢 The Mazda Protege/Protege 5 will consume roughly 13 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

💨 For every mile driven, the Mazda Protege/Protege 5 will emit -1 grams of CO2, which is about -15,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 1 tree would be needed to offset emissions from the Mazda Protege/Protege 5.

The table below is a complete list of the 3 Mazda Protege/Protege 5 fuel efficiency specifications we have data for.

Click any vehicle link to see a more detailed breakdown of the car, miles per gallon, emissions, and more.

Vehicle Combined MPG Fuel Cost
2003 Mazda Protege/Protege 5 23 $3,200
2003 Mazda Protege/Protege 5 24 $2,600
2002 Mazda Protege/Protege 5 24 $2,600

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