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Q: Does a Mazda 626 2.5 L engine fit inside my 2002 Mazda protégé

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I just simply want to know if my engine or this Mazda 6162.5 L engine would fit inside of my 2002 Mazda protégé if there was anyway I could maybe get specs or will draw now or detailed descriptions or blueprints of the vehicles I'll be able to probably tell

My car has 160000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: The Mazda Protege did not come with a V6 en...

The Mazda Protege did not come with a V6 engine. In order to get it to fit would take an engineer to spec it out for you. I personally have never see anyone do this type of engine swap before.

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