2002 Mazda Protege5 Consumer Review: Excellent Bang for the Buck!
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2002 Mazda Protege5 - Consumer Review

2002 Mazda Protege5

Average Consumer Rating

232 Total Reviews

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

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Excellent Bang for the Buck!
By yfrnaks on

Vehicle

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

Review

This is the most trouble-free car I have ever driven. I currently have 131,000 miles on it and have only gone in for maintenance and one repair. In addition, the shop mechanics have never found anything that would need repair. Only repair: Replace EGR valve ($370 Seattle, non- dealership). Driving: Drives terrible in the snow, even with Michelin X-Ice tires and traveling well below 25 mph. If driven faster than that, you can expect the car to slide two school bus lengths when braking. Rain, car slips a lot too.

Best Features

Steering makes it easy to drive and park. Seats are very comfortable, especially on long trips.

Worst Features

All wheel drive. Light bulb replacement more user friendly. Improve winter/snow performance.
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