2002 Protege ES
By MDLockard on
2002 Mazda Protege ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
I bought my Protege to replace my aging
94 Escort GT. I have nothing but praise
for the vechicle.
The handling is superb especially with
4 wheel discs and 16 inch wheels on the
ES. My only complaint is lack of power
which can easily be fixed with some
light mods (air filter and exhaust).
I'm also planning to install a strut
tower bar with some stiffer springs and
For 15 grand it's the best car on the
I'd have to say my favorite thing is
the was the car feels so connected to
the road... it's the best thing going
for 15 grand.
More power. And not just for the
turbocharged version. Why can't Mazda
get a 170 hp out of a normally