2002 Mazda Protege5 Consumer Review: High Mileage and Reliable

2002 Mazda Protege5 - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

233 Total Reviews

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

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
High Mileage and Reliable
By Limric on

Vehicle

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

Review

I purchased my Protege5 as a new model after doing considerable research. I found it to have more features for the dollar than any of the competition. After 120,000 miles, it has been almost bullet proof. The only issue has been warping front brake rotors. Coming from an amateur racing backround I can say that it handles as well as cars costing 10s of thousands of dollars more and consistently get 34 mpg to boot. The only thing I wish it had more of is horsepower.

Best Features

Handling, reliabilty, fuel economy, styling. At 5 years old it still looks contemporary.

Worst Features

Move the radio antenna. Placement is just dumb. The Mazda3 has now addressed the lack of power issue.
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.

Register

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

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.

ADVERTISEMENT