I like my 2000 MAZDA Protege ES, but
weird quirks with it. Driving 65 mph -
there is a whistle that screams through
the dash vents. Played with the
controls-nothing helps. Funny smell
from air conditioning (no dead
creatures found). Smell is sickly
sweet. Heat also creates strange smell.
Rear passengers stay hot all the time.
Problems with auto entry. (Electrical?)
Moon/sun roof also creates a screaming
sound. Can correct by holding down the
unit with hand. Shouldn't have to do
No Umph. Try to merge into highway
traffic is slow (manual shift).
Good visability. Good styling / good
looking car. Firm body. Seats
Better horsepower. Zoom-zoom does not
apply. Car has no guts.