Compare 2003 Mazda Protege Tires

Get Tires for Your Mazda Protege

When it's time to buy new tires for your vehicle, turn to the skilled technicians at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Browse tires online and schedule an installation appointment today!

2003 Mazda Protege Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Mazda Protege tire size? Use the following chart to find information on tire size, speed rating, and inflation.

Trim Level Tire Size Speed Rating Inflation in PSI F/R
2003 Mazda Protege LX Shop P195/55R15 V 32 PSI/32 PSI
2003 Mazda Protege ES Shop P195/50R16 V 32 PSI/32 PSI
2003 Mazda Protege DX Shop P195/55R15 V 32 PSI/32 PSI
2003 Mazda Protege Mazdaspeed Shop 215/45ZR17 Z 32 PSI/32 PSI

2003 Mazda Protege LX

- Size: Shop P195/55R15

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2003 Mazda Protege ES

- Size: Shop P195/50R16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2003 Mazda Protege DX

- Size: Shop P195/55R15

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2003 Mazda Protege Mazdaspeed

- Size: Shop 215/45ZR17

- Speed Rating: Z

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

* Note: these models have different tire sizes depending on vehicle options.

Recommended Tires for Your 2003 Mazda Protege

What tires are best for a 2003 Mazda Protege? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Mazda Protege.

Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firehawk AS

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS
Potenza RE980AS

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance

Get the Right Tires for 2003 Mazda Protege

Buying new tires can be easy and quick, especially when you're equipped with quality information from the tire experts that know! That's why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 2003 Mazda Protege. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Mazda Protege tire options. Whether you need a tire that's designed to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View Mazda-recommended tires for your 2003 Protege, plus important information about Mazda Protege tire size, tire inflation, and speed rating. Take it from one of our tire technicians, Brianna: "You want to find the correct size for your tire. It matters in alignments and keeping your vehicle driving the way it’s supposed to.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Mazda Protege tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in Florida, you probably won't need heavy-duty winter tires. Washington state or Montana is a different story, though. If you live in a state with some extreme seasonal shifts, you might want to switch between winter tires and all-season tires for the best performance.

When thinking about your driving conditions, consider where you live (mountains vs. city vs. countryside) and the kind of weather can catch you off-guard. (Watch out Tornado Alley!) Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one for winter and one for summer. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Mazda Protege's safety and performance from January to December. Other drivers prefer the convenience of all-season tires. They make one trip to the tire shop and they're pretty much ready for rain, light snow, or sun!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you enjoy challenging the limits of your Mazda Protege? Hitting the road less traveled? If you're an avid off-roader who yearns to pioneer new paths, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't hit the hills very often. You'll want strong tires that can take on dirt, gravel, stone, sand, and more. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability on bumpy roads. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Mazda Protege tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. Browse Mazda Protege tires online or come to your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 2003 Mazda Protege tire for your needs.

Mazda Protege Tire Brands

Firestone Complete Auto Care has plenty of good Mazda Protege tire brands for you to choose from. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Firestone tires for Mazda Proteges are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a boundary-pusher from the start. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he started producing and testing passenger, truck, and farm tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Firestone Tires has been passionate about leading the industry since day one, thanks to Harvey Firestone's industrious spirit. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 2003 Mazda Proteges.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Mazda Protege tires. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. Bridgestone Tires now has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas! It remains a global leader in tire technology and rubber products, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 2003 Mazda Protege and drive with peace of mind!

Mazda Protege Tire Rotation, Repair & More

Firestone Complete Auto Care has been a leading tire provider for more than a century. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! Buy 2003 Mazda Protege tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

2003 Mazda Protege Tire Q&A

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common Mazda Protege tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why check Mazda tire inflation? A small decrease in tire pressure can have a big impact on your driving. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help improve braking time, increase fuel economy, and boost tire lifespan.
  • What do the numbers on my Mazda Protege tires mean? Your tire sidewall numbers tell you the recommended load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to a tire technician to learn how to read Mazda tire numbers.
  • How do I check the tread depth on my Mazda tires? Grab a penny. Hold the so that Abe Lincon's head is facing you and his hair is pointing toward the ground. Then, place the penny into a tread groove. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Mazda Protege tires.