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Mazda 323
Manufacturer: Mazda
Class: subcompact car
Successor: Mazda Mazda3
Mark 1
Production: 19751984
Body Styles: sedan
hatchback
Engines: 1.4 L UC
1.3 L E3
1.5 L E5
Also known as: Mazda Familia
Mazda GLC
Mark 2
Production: 19851995
Body Styles: sedan
hatchback
station wagon
Engines: 1.6 L "B6" I4
1.6 L "B6T" I4 turbo
Also known as: Mazda Familia
Ford Tonic
Sao Penza
Shares components with: Ford Laser
Mercury Tracer
Mark 3
1992 Mazda 323 hatchback
Production: 19891994
Body Styles: sedan
hatchback
Engines: 1.3 L B3
1.5 L B5
1.6 L B6
1.6 L BPT turbo
1.8 L BP
1.7 L PN Diesel
Also known as: Mazda Familia
Shares components with: Eunos 100
Ford Escort
Mercury Tracer
Ford Laser
Mark 4
Mazda Protege
Production: 19951999
Body Styles: sedan
hatchback
van
Engines: 1.3 L B3
1.5 L Z5
1.5 L B5
1.8 L BP
1.7 L 4EE1 Diesel
Also known as: Mazda Familia
Mazda Protegé
Mazda Etude
Mark 5
2000 Mazda Protegé LX
Production: 20002003
Body Styles: sedan
hatchback
Engines: 1.3 L B3-ME SOHC I4

1.5 L ZL-DE DOHC I4
1.5 L ZL-VE S-VT I4
1.8 L FP-DE DOHC I4
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Also known as: Mazda Familia
Ford Activa
Ford Lynx
This article is part of the Mazda automobile series.

The Mazda 323 (called the Familia in Japan) was a subcompact car produced by Mazda in Japan between 1976 and 2003. In the United States it was originally known as the GLC, then the 323, then finally from 1990 on as the Protegé. In South Africa it was known as the Etude. The Ford Focus-based Mazda 3 replaced this series of platforms for 2004, though Mazda still contributed much to the project. It has been suggested that multiple sections of Mazda 323 be merged into this article or section. ... The Mazda 323 (called the Mazda Familia in Japan) was a subcompact car produced by Mazda in Japan between 1976 and 2003. ... The Mazda 323 (called the Mazda Familia in Japan) was a subcompact car produced by Mazda in Japan between 1976 and 2003. ... Mazda Motor Corporation (マツダ Matsuda) TYO: 7261 is a Japanese automobile maker based in Hiroshima, Japan. ... A small variety of cars, the most popular kind of automobile. ... It has been suggested that multiple sections of Mazda 323 be merged into this article or section. ... Mazda Motor Corporation (マツダ Matsuda) TYO: 7261 is a Japanese automobile maker based in Hiroshima, Japan. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...


323s were built in Hiroshima, Japan, although they were also assembled in Taiwan, Malaysia, South Africa, Colombia and New Zealand. Main keep of Hiroshima Castle The city of Hiroshima (広島市; -shi) is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chugoku region of western Honshu, the largest of Japans islands. ...


In North America the 323/Protegé was always more expensive than its entry-level competitors such as the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic, partly due to its manufacture in Japan, and therefore is not as ubiquitous. A perennial favorite of US car magazines, the model is well regarded for its spirited handling. It was also the first small Japanese car to cross over to the EPA "compact" class in 1990 when the 4-door started going by the name Protegé. World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... The Toyota Corolla is a compact car produced by Toyota of Japan, known worldwide for its reliability, conventional engineering and quite low fuel consumption. ... The Honda Civic is an automobile manufactured by Honda. ...


It formed the basis of the Ford Laser and Meteor in Asia, Australia and other markets, (known as the Mercury Tracer in the United States) and from 1991, the Ford Escort in North America. The Ford Laser was a small family car sold by Ford in Asia, Australasia, and parts of South America and Africa. ... The Ford Meteor describes two distinct lines of automobiles from the Ford Motor Company. ... World map showing Asia. ... The Mercury Tracer was a compact Mercury car. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ford Escort was a compact car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company from 1967 through 2003. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ...

Contents


1976

The first Mazda 323 was a rear wheel drive model. It was known in the United States as the Mazda GLC (which stood for 'Great Little Car') and was a version of the fourth-generation Japan-market Mazda Familia. It has been suggested that multiple sections of Mazda 323 be merged into this article or section. ...


It was available in several body variants:

  • Five-door four-seat hatch.
  • Three-door four-seat hatch.
  • Five-door four-seat station wagon.
  • Three-door four-seat station wagon.
  • Three-door two-seat van with an extended roof profile.


Several of these were available in several trim levels.


Engines:

  • 1.0 L PC, 45 hp (33.6 kW)/51 ft·lbf (69 N·m)
  • 1.3 L TC
  • 1.4 L UC

Still later, a five-speed manual gearbox was introduced as an alternative to the original four-speed manual gearbox, and at the same time the original 7 in (17.8 cm) round sealed beam headlights were replaced with square sealed beam units on all models except the van, together with a general styling and mechanical upgrade. A three-speed automatic gearbox was also available throughout the model run. The C family was Mazdas first large piston engine design. ... The C family was Mazdas first large piston engine design. ... The C family was Mazdas first large piston engine design. ...


Production of the van variant only continued after 1980 (still with round headlights), as there was no front wheel drive replacement.

  • Wheelbase: 2311 mm (91 in)
  • Front Track: 1295 mm (51 in)
  • Rear Track: 1311 mm (51.6 in)
  • Length: 3820 mm (150.4 in)
  • Width: 1595 mm (62.8 in)
  • Weight: 812 kg (1790 lb)

1980

The 1980 323 featured a 1.5 L engine, and was front wheel drive. It was available as a hatchback and sedan. The 1980 Carol/323 was the first front-engine, front-wheel drive vehicle from Mazda since the rare R130. A wagon version, which was simply a facelifted version of the previous rear-drive model, was also sold. The 323 was Wheels magazine's Car of the Year for 1980. Front wheel drive is the most common form of engine/transmission layout used in modern passenger cars, where the engine drives the front wheels. ... Mazda used the Luce name on its largest sedans in Japan from 1969 until 1989. ... Wheels magazine was founded by Athol Yeoman in 1953 with the first edtion appering in May of that year. ... Car of the Year is a phrase usually considered to have been invented by Motor Trend magazine in the 1950s for their annual award for best automobile. ...


Engine options:

  • 1980-1987 - 1.1 L E1 I4, 55 hp (41 kW) and 79 N·m (58 ft·lbf)
  • 1980-1987 - 1.3 L E3 I4, 60 hp (44 kW) and 95 N·m (70 ft·lbf)
  • 1980-1987 - 1.5 L E5 I4, 75 hp (56 kW) and 116 N·m (86 ft·lbf)

The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ...

1985

The 1985 323 again featured a 1.5 L engine. It was available as a hatchback, sedan and wagon (this time also front wheel drive). The Ford Laser version of this model also formed the basis of the Mercury Tracer.


The model remained in production in South Africa until 2003, as an entry level model, also being sold as the Ford Tonic, and was briefly sold in the UK as the Sao Penza. A locally designed pick-up called the Hustler was also produced, and sold as the Ford Bantam. The Sao Penza was a car sold in the United Kingdom in the early 1990s. ... The Ford Bantam is a utility vehicle sold by the Ford Motor Company in South Africa. ...


This generation was sold through the 1989 model year in the United States. The station wagon continued in many markets and was not cancelled until 1995. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Engine options:

  • 1980-1987 - 1.1 L E1 I4, 55 hp (40 kW) and 55 ft·lbf (75 N·m)
  • 1980-1987 - 1.3 L E3 I4, 60 hp (44 kW) and 70 ft·lbf (95 N·m)
  • 1980-1987 - 1.5 L E5 I4, 75 hp (56 kW) and 86 ft·lbf (122 N·m)
  • 1987-1989 - 1.5 L E5c I4 catalyst, 73 hp (54 kW) and 83 ft·lbf (113 N·m)
  • 1.5 L B5 I4, 75 hp (56 kW) and 86 ft·lbf (117 N·m)
  • 1988-1989 - 1.6 L B6 I4, 82 hp (61 kW)
  • 1988-1989 - 1.6 L B6T I4 turbo, 148 hp (110 kW) and 144 ft·lbf (195 N·m) GTX

Dimensions: The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... In terms of internal-combustion, most often Turbo is short for turbine supercharger. ...

  • Wheelbase: 2400 mm (94.5 in)
  • Length: 4194 mm (165.1 in)
  • Width: 1643 mm (64.7 in)
  • Weight: 936 kg (2060 lb)

1990

The 1989/1990 BG 323 was available in hatchback or sedan formats, with front- or all-wheel drive and a 1.3 L, 1.5 L, 1.6 L, or 1.8 L gas or 1.7 L Diesel engine. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Diesel or Diesel fuel is a specific fractional distillate of fuel oil (mostly petroleum) that is used as fuel in a diesel engine invented by German engineer Rudolf Diesel. ...


The GT model, only sold in Canada in 1990, 1991 and 1993, came with the 1.8 L BP engine also found on the 1994-97 Mazda Miata. The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The Mazda MX-5 is a popular sports car built by Mazda in Hiroshima, Japan. ...


The JDM GTX model featured all wheel drive and a turbocharged 1.8 L BP engine. In the U.S. it came with a 1.6L turbo, with the AWD. In 1992, the rare GT-R version was added (ALSO JDM), featuring a number of performance enhancements over the GTX model. These included a stronger gearbox, sodium filled valve stems, an agressive front bumper and bonnet vents, an up-graded turbo. Four wheel drive or 4x4, is a type of four wheeled vehicle drivetrain configuration that enables all four wheels to receive power from the engine simultaneously in order to provide maximum traction. ... Turbocharger Cut-away A turbocharger is a device used in internal-combustion engines to increase the power output of the engine by increasing the mass of oxygen and fuel entering the engine. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ...


In Japan, the 5-door hatchback, featuring a distinct front end with pop-up headlights, was sold as the Mazda Familia Astina and Eunos 100. Trim lines in Japan included Clair, Interplay, Supreme, and GT-X.


The car donated its mechanicals/Unibody to the 1991-1996 Ford Escort and Mercury Tracer and 1994-1997 Kia Sephia in North America, as well as the Ford Laser in Australia. The Ford Escort was a compact car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company from 1967 through 2003. ... The Mercury Tracer was a compact Mercury car. ... The Kia Sephia (known as the Mentor in some markets) was a family car manufactured by Kia of South Korea from 1994 to 2004. ... The Ford Laser was a small family car sold by Ford in Asia, Australasia, and parts of South America and Africa. ...


In America, the LX version of the Protegé became known for its vast interior room (for its class), sporty handling, and revvy 125-horsepower engine. LX models also had 14-inch wheels, all-disc brakes, and dual stabilizer bars.


Production of the 1994 model ended on May 24, 1994. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


engine options:

  • 1.3 L B3 I4, 75 hp (56 kW) and 76 ft·lbf (103 N·m)
  • 1.5 L B5 I4 DOHC, 110 hp (82 kW) and 93 ft·lbf (125 N·m)
  • 1.6 L B6 I4 DOHC, 82 hp (61 kW) USA
  • 1.8 L BP I4
  • 1.8 L BPT I4 DOHC, 165HP in GTX, 185HP in Euro-spec GT-R, 210HP (unconfirmed) in JDM GT-R
  • 1.7 L PN I4 Diesel

Dimensions: The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... A double overhead cam (also called a dual overhead cam, DOHC, or twincam) engine is a type of internal combustion engine where the camshafts that operate the intake and exhaust valves are mounted above the cylinders, and where there are separate camshafts for inlet and exhaust valves. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... A double overhead cam (also called a dual overhead cam, DOHC, or twincam) engine is a type of internal combustion engine where the camshafts that operate the intake and exhaust valves are mounted above the cylinders, and where there are separate camshafts for inlet and exhaust valves. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... A double overhead cam (also called a dual overhead cam, DOHC, or twincam) engine is a type of internal combustion engine where the camshafts that operate the intake and exhaust valves are mounted above the cylinders, and where there are separate camshafts for inlet and exhaust valves. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... Diesel or Diesel fuel is a specific fractional distillate of fuel oil (mostly petroleum) that is used as fuel in a diesel engine invented by German engineer Rudolf Diesel. ...

  • Wheelbase: 2450 mm (96.5 in)
  • Front Track: 1430 mm (56.3 in)
  • Rear Track: 1435 mm (56.5 in)
  • Length: 3995 mm (157.3 in)
  • Width: 1675 mm (65.9 in)
  • Weight: 955 kg (2105 lb)

1995

The 1995 BH model was available internationally (The BH model was released for the Japanese domestic market the previous year, in 1994) with both front wheel drive and all wheel drive. Production of this generation started on August 8, 1994, and ceased on June 18, 1998. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Front wheel drive is the most common form of engine/transmission layout used in modern passenger cars, where the engine drives the front wheels. ... Four wheel drive or 4x4, is a type of four wheeled vehicle drivetrain configuration that enables all four wheels to receive power from the engine simultaneously in order to provide maximum traction. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


Americans will want to stick to the rare ES model, the only Protegé that came with the Miata's 1.8-liter twin-cam engine, 4-wheel disc brakes, and dual stabilizer bars.


Models:

  • 4-door sedan (called the Protegé in the US)
  • 3-door hatchback (Familia Neo in Japan, 323c in Europe Laser lynx)
  • A tall wagon, called the Familia Van, was also available in Japan. In South Africa, this model was known as the Mazda Etude.

Engines:

The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The Mazda Z engine family is an evolution of the B family. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... Mazda is currently working with Ford and Peugeot/Citroën to develop a new family of small common-rail Diesel engines, but the company has a long history of building Diesel engines of its own. ... Diesel or Diesel fuel is a specific fractional distillate of fuel oil (mostly petroleum) that is used as fuel in a diesel engine invented by German engineer Rudolf Diesel. ...

323F/Astina

Mazda 323F
Mazda 323F

A five door hatchback and four door sedan, both featuring pillarless doors and distinct sheetmetal from other 323s was sold in Japan as the Mazda Lantis, in Australia and South Africa as the Mazda 323 Astina, and in Europe as the Mazda 323f. They were built on platforms distinct from the other 323s. The bodyshape was designed by former Porsche designers. The Lantis was on the CB, a minor update of the CA that underpinned the luxury Mazda Xedos 6 and Eunos 500. The European 323f was designated BA, but was actually almost identical to the CB, and had little to do with other B platforms. These models were sold with the 1.5 L and 1.8 L engines seen in the rest of the 323 range, as well as a 2.0 L V6 shared with the Eunos 500. Download high resolution version (963x666, 116 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (963x666, 116 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Mazda C platform is an automobile platform for midsize cars. ... The Mazda C platform is an automobile platform for midsize cars. ... The Xedos 6 was a European-market luxury car based on the Mazda CA platform also used by the Mazda Capella. ... The Eunos 500 was a luxury car from Mazdas Eunos marque. ... The Mazda B platform is an automobile platform for compact cars. ... The Mazda C platform is an automobile platform for midsize cars. ... The Mazda B platform is an automobile platform for compact cars. ... The Eunos 500 was a luxury car from Mazdas Eunos marque. ...


Familia Neo/323c/Laser Lynx

The Familia neo started production for the Japanese domestic market in 1994. Ford released a re-badged version which was mechanicly the same although different bumpers, headlights and bonnet were fitted. This was released new in New Zealand. It featured a glass rear hatch, much like Honda's CRX. Aesthetically the Familia Neo was very close in looks to a mazda Lantis/323F and equated to a 2 door version and also shared the Lantis suspension. The top spec Mazda Neo was fitted with a DOCH 1800cc BP engine which produced around 100kw, this was the same engine fitted to the base model Mazda Lantis. It was also sold for a single year (1995) in Canada as 323 Neo GS. In Europe it was named Mazda 323 C (stand for coupe) and it was equiped with 1.3 SOHC (75PS), 1.5 DOHC 16V (88PS), and 1.8 DOHC 16V (115PS) engine.

Mazda Familia Neo
Mazda Familia Neo
Mazda Familia Neo
Mazda Familia Neo

ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (896x592, 228 KB) Summary 1994 Familia Neo. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (896x592, 228 KB) Summary 1994 Familia Neo. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (896x592, 234 KB) Summary Mazda Familia Neo, photo taken by uploader in North Loburn, Christchurch, New Zealand Licensing Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (896x592, 234 KB) Summary Mazda Familia Neo, photo taken by uploader in North Loburn, Christchurch, New Zealand Licensing Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ...

1999

BJ 323 wagon
BJ 323 wagon

The 1999 BJ platform was updated with a 4-door sedan or 5-door hatchback chassis based on the larger Mazda 626 and more engine choices. The Japanese Mazda Familia again got all wheel drive as an option. In America, the ES's engine was still 1.8 liters large but was a shrunken version of the 626's engine rather than the Miata's more exciting motor. Disc brakes on the ES were also lost. Download high resolution version (1091x727, 140 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1091x727, 140 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Mazda B platform is an automobile platform for compact cars. ... The Mazda 626 was a family car produced by Mazda for the export market. ... It has been suggested that multiple sections of Mazda 323 be merged into this article or section. ... Four wheel drive or 4x4, is a type of four wheeled vehicle drivetrain configuration that enables all four wheels to receive power from the engine simultaneously in order to provide maximum traction. ...


Engines:

  • 1.3 L B3
  • 1.5 L ZL
  • 2.0 L FS, 130 hp (97 kW) and 135 ft·lbf (183 N·m)
  • 2.0 L FS-ZE (2001 Sport 20)
  • 2.0 L RF Diesel

A 2.0 L gas engine appeared in 2001 on the Japanese market Sport 20. An tall wagon version of the Familia called the Mazda Premacy was also available, and which was sold in Japan as the Ford Ixion. In 1999, Ford of Japan ceased to market Mazda-based models, and the Ford Laser, along with the Ixion, Telstar and Festiva, was dropped. The Mazda B engine family is a four cylinder SOHC and DOHC engine family ranging from 1. ... The Mazda Z engine family is an evolution of the B family. ... The F engine family from Mazda is a straight-4 piston engine. ... The F engine family from Mazda is a straight-4 piston engine. ... Mazda is currently working with Ford and Peugeot/Citroën to develop a new family of small common-rail Diesel engines, but the company has a long history of building Diesel engines of its own. ... Diesel or Diesel fuel is a specific fractional distillate of fuel oil (mostly petroleum) that is used as fuel in a diesel engine invented by German engineer Rudolf Diesel. ... The Premacy (also sold in Japan as the Ford Ixion) is a small Minivan sold by Mazda in many markets (not including the United States). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Ford Laser was a small family car sold by Ford in Asia, Australasia, and parts of South America and Africa. ... The Ford Telstar was a family car sold by the Ford Motor Company in Asia, Australasia and Africa, comparable in size to the European Ford Sierra and the US Ford Tempo. ... It has been suggested that Ford Aspire be merged into this article or section. ...


For the 2001 model year in North America, Mazda introduced the limited-edition Protegé MP3 featuring a new sport-tuned suspension, 17 in wheels, 10 hp (7.5 kW) extra for a total of 140 hp (104 kW), and a 450-watt Kenwood MP3 stereo. 2001 also saw Protegés getting a sharper face lift, the ES getting its rear disc brakes back and a stiffer suspension, and the 1.8 L engine growing to 2.0 L. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


2002 saw the introduction of a station wagon version called Protegé 5. All Proteges got the 2.0 L engine this year. 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2003, Mazdaspeed introduced the Mazdaspeed Protegé, an update to the Protegé MP3 that had a 170 hp (127 kW)/160 ft·lbf (217 N·m) turbocharged engine, 17 in wheels, larger four-wheel disc brakes, and a Kenwood stereo system that included an amplifier, and 8inch sub. Mazda then followed with a mid year change dubbed the "2003.5." This model included a different aero-kit, darker painted wheels, and custom interior pieces. In total, there were only 4,750 Mazdaspeed Protegé models produced. This was the last year for the production of the Protegé. ES models got a manumatic transmission. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mazdaspeed is Mazdas in-house race and street car tuning arm and is highly involved in both amateur and professional motorsports. ... Turbocharger Cut-away A turbocharger is a device used in internal-combustion engines to increase the power output of the engine by increasing the mass of oxygen and fuel entering the engine. ... Close-up of a disc brake on a car On automobiles, disc brakes are often located within the wheel The disc brake is a device for slowing or stopping the rotation of a wheel. ... Kenwood has multiple meanings, among them: Kenwood House in London, and its surrounding woods. ...


Image:Fordactiva.jpeg Ford Activa Taiwan File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...


This generation went into production on September 29, 1998, and the very last model rolled off the assembly line on October 2, 2003. It remains in production in Taiwan, where it is also badged as the Ford Activa, which, unlike the Ford Laser, has no styling changes from the 323, except for the badges. (In Southeast Asia, a version of the last Laser is still assembled in Indonesia, Malaysia Thailand and the Philippines as the Ford Lynx.) September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Badge engineering is a term that describes the rebadging of one model of car as another. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ...


In Colombia, production of the Mazda 323 continued well until 2003, built by its local subsidiary, the Compañía Colombiana Automotriz. The 323 remains to this day one of the most successful cars made in the country and many models made across the years can still be seen in the streets of most Colombian and Andean cities. Oddly enough, the "boxy" look that characterized the vehicle during the early 1990s and the 1980s remained until production's end due to the demand of the local market for the car's lines. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


2004-

The 323 has been replaced in Mazda's lineup by the Mazda3, which shares a platform with the current generation Volvo S40 and the new generation Ford Focus not sold in North America. The "3" comes in both 4-door sedan and 5-door hatchback varieties, with a 2.0 litre engine on the 3i sedan and a 2.3 litre engine on the 3s sedan and the hatchback. Mazda3s 5-door Mazda Motor Corporation assembles the Mazda3, an automobile model (known in Japan as the Axela), and offers it to the public under the Mazda brand. ...


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