Mazda Protege5 Research & Reviews

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4.69/5 Average
525 Total Reviews

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  • mp5 - 2002 Mazda Protege5
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    I love this car

  • Love my Zoom Zoom - 2003 Mazda Protege5
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    I've had my car for over 2 years and I love it! It is a wonderful little car. Gets great gas mileage and runs so good! I definitely recommend this car to anyone!

  • Zoom, Zoom - 2003 Mazda Protege5
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    I've only had my car for a few weeks but I'm very impressed. I actually bought the car without test driving but it was a gamble that paid off. It's very fun to drive, often come up with any reason to get behind the wheel. It rides smooth, has great handling and comes with every feature standard. A/C works great and the sound system is pretty good too, also gets great gas mileage. To sum it up, this is possibly the best car I've ever owned and I advise you to check it out.

  • Car exudes excitement - 2003 Mazda Protege5
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    Great sporty look, powerful, excellent manouverability, impressive interior.

  • Excellent sporty, versatile subcompact - 2002 Mazda Protege5
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    Mazda wasn't even on my list of cars I considered when I was shopping for one. However, the Mazda dealership was next to the Mitsubishi one, so I stopped there... I test drove the Civic, Focus, Eclipse, Tiburon et al., but there was no contest. The handling of the vehicle is in a class of its own. The ride is firm, precise, sporty. The interior is very attractive, all the materials look and feel very high-class, no cheap plastic. Nice versatility with the form factor. Has needed nothing except for regular oil changes. Standard maintenance very cheap. Seats four adults comfortably.

  • rough and not ready - 2002 Mazda Protege5
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    Forget this car on long trips if you need lumbar support, it is very rough on the back! When you want to pass quick in traffic, the automatic is not too responsive with a quick burst of power. I got the sport automatic with the ability to "autoshift" through the gears, but that doesn't help much. The car also rides very rough on concrete expressways. It runs much smoother on asphalt expressways.

  • Good Sense for Major City - 2003 Mazda Protege5
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    I have had this car for over a year. Bought it brand new in Sept. 2003 and have over 34000 miles. This car is absolutely great as a commute car. It is great on gas, easy to park and can hold a lot of stuff. I bought this car in Florida on my way to Texas for job relocation. I turned in a minivan packed with items. Everything fit in the Protege5 when I put the back seats down. I have never had a problem with it. The Bose sound system is great. The seats are comfortable. The inside details do look a little cheap but then again this is a cheap car. With a 4 year warrant, you can't go wrong. I will buy another Mazda.

  • Excellent Bang for the Buck! - 2002 Mazda Protege5
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    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 vehicle I've ever bought - 2003 Mazda Protege5
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    So far this car has been an A+ performer. Looks, good performance, and the cornering ability of a tuned up sports car makes this truly a fun car to drive, could use a bit more power up front which I plan to add with the Turbo kit. Excellent purchase.

  • Best vehicle I've ever bought - 2003 Mazda Protege5
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    So far this car has been an A+ performer. Looks, good performance, and the cornering ability of a tuned up sports car makes this truly a fun car to drive, could use a bit more power up front which I plan to add with the Turbo kit. Excellent purchase.

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