Mazda Protege III 2.0 130HP vs Rover 25 Streetwise 1.4 103HP manual

Mazda Protege III 2.0 130HP

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5 reasons for

Mazda Protege III, model available from 1999 to 2003.
It has 2.0 130HP petrol engine produced from 1999 to 2003.
Drive has manual gearbox.

3 reasons for

Rover 25 Streetwise, model available from 1999 to 2005.
It has 1.4 103HP petrol engine produced from 2003 to 2005.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Rover 25 Streetwise 1.4 103HP manual
Mazda

5 reasons for Mazda Protege III 2.0 130KM in comparison to Rover 25 Streetwise 1.4 103HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

130 > 103 hp
The Mazda Protege III comes with petrol which produce by 27 more horsepower than the the engine of the Rover, transforming the car to a more dynamic character. It seems to be better car to those who want to feel thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.
22

Width

1,720 > 1,692 mm
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Mazda Protege III 2.0 130HP is 28 millimeters wider than the Rover. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
15

Wheelbase

2,680 > 2,506 mm
The Mazda has 7 percent longer wheelbase when compared to Rover. Thanks to this the Mazda Protege III is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.
8

Engine capacity

2,000 > 1,397 cc
The engine cubic capacity of the Mazda is by 43 % bigger in comparison to the Rover. As a result the Rover 25 will be more fuel efficient, but, the engine of the Mazda Protege III will be of better quality, running more smoothly and more durable.
6

Length

4,450 > 3,975 mm
The Mazda Protege III is 12 % longer when compared to the Rover. Long vehicles are more spacious and also provide plenty of trunk space. While the Mazda Protege III occurs to be better option for families or those who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Rover may be more appropriate to singles because it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.

Rover

3 reasons for Rover 25 Streetwise 1.4 103KM manual in comparison to Mazda Protege III 2.0 130HP

Reasons for
3

Number of doors

5 > 4
A 5-door car generally is a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and as a result the Rover, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat making more room, has an advantage over the four-door Mazda with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.
1

Height

1,500 > 1,430 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of loading massive amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars of 70 millimeters in favor of the Rover 25 Streetwise 1.4 103HP manual is insignificant and does not matter much.
0

End of model sale

2005 > 2003

Cars specifications

Mazda Protege III 2.0 130HP Rover 25 Streetwise 1.4 103HP manual
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 1999 1999
    Facelifting no no
    Class C C
    End of model sale 2003 2005
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