2002 Mazda Protege Consumer Review: good deal

2002 Mazda Protege Sedan - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

130 Total Reviews

All Models

Build Quality
Reliability Value
good deal
By SettledForMyProtegé on


2002 Mazda Protege ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


My ideal car is definitely not a four
door, but being a mere college student
with hardly any money, my options for
buying a new car were fairly limited.
For this reason, I took up a wonderful
deal on my Mazda. Aside from the fact
that I feel like a soccer mom in my
car, I have to give credit to my
little Protegé. I have only had a
couple of problems with it since I've
had it, but the problems were minor
(including a cd getting stuck in the
cd player and my alarm system being
too sensitive) and were fixed promptly
at the dealership.

Best Features

I liked the car from the start because of how it handles compared to other compact sedans. It drives more sporty than it looks. Also, the black interior with silver accents are attractive in the ES model. I also like the way the front of my car looks. =D

Worst Features

Suggestion to Mazda: Make the back lights more attractive/sporty; consider making a coupe model; TIMER ON REAR DEFROST SHOULD BE STANDARD! Also, there has been a burning wax smell that doesn't seem to want to go away (although it is less frequently occurring than before).
Recommend (0) (0)

Are you the author of this review?

Update Your Review
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.


Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.