(4.6) 20 reviews
MSRP: $705$6,173
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 28
Engine: 130-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2002 Mazda Protege

Our Take on the 2002 Mazda Protege

Our Take

The Proteg� sedan received a front-end face-lift for 2001. Now, Mazda is helping to revive the small hatchback body style with its new Proteg�5 sport wagon, launched as an early 2002 model.During the 2001 model year, Mazda introduced another variant of the Proteg�, dubbed MP3 to denote its Kenwo... Read Full Report


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best car i have ever owned

by jeremy from verona, ny on December 15, 2011

i got this car in spetember, it has been the best car i have ever owned, i have a stick shift. it is fun to drive, sips gas. just an all around great car. for me. i am a college student adn it fulfill... Read Full Review

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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