2002 Mazda Protege5 Consumer Review: Couldn't be happier with my Pr
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2002 Mazda Protege5 - Consumer Review

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Base Wagon (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Couldn't be happier with my Protege5!
By Rich on

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2002 Mazda Protege5 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 5M)

Review

I wanted a sporty hatchback, and was choosing between a couple of Subarus and Toyota Matrix at the time. Protege5 styling was very sleek looking in 2002, and nice looking chrome alloy wheels and low-profile Dunlop sport tires sealed the deal. The only problem I had with this vehicle was with the headlights. There was some kind of electrical/wiring issue there necessitating frequent replacements. Other than that, it's a dream to drive, performs very well in braking, acceleration and overall ride comfort for a relatively small car. The engine isn't that powerful, but I have a 5spd so you get the nice Zoom Zoom experience anyway. Love this car!

Favorite Features

Styling (interior and exterior), road performance on long trips, gas mileage and reliability. Roomy trunk for small car.

Suggested Improvements

Electrical, sound system could be a little more dynamic.
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