The innovative and energetic new 2002 Mazda Protégé5
is a vibrant newcomer to this year's market, and is a welcome
tribute to intuitive design and sporty style. It bears a
unique blend of sensibility, fun, deft handling, and a lengthy
list of optional features.
The central figure this year is one single Mazda
Protege5 model, upon which several options are built to
suit your requirements and pocketbook.
Inside the intriguing Protege5 are an array of
standard features that includes a dark charcoal trim with
silver accents, a steering wheel wrapped in genuine leather,
power windows, power door locks, and cruise control. The
four-speaker AM/FM stereo with CD player is also basic fare,
along with a handy remote keyless entry system to make things
The rear seat splits 60/40 to allow passengers to sit in
the back while at the same time allowing extra cargo into
the main cabin. The cargo area comes with a neat rigid cargo
cover. The seating capacity is five passengers.
Options range from a moonroof to an alarm immobilizer and
an in-dash six-disc CD player.
The attractive and sleek Mazda Protege5 is offered
up in six bold colors this season, and has highlights such
as a standard black roof rack, roof-mounted antenna, and
five-spoke sixteen-inch alloy wheels. Optional polished
aluminum alloy wheels are available.
The convenient rear hatch makes daily chores a breeze,
with groceries and other cargo easily loaded and unloaded.
The Mazda Protege5 is built with a 2.0-litre,
DOHC, 16-valve, four-cylinder engine that produces 130 horsepower.
The standard transmission is five-speed manual, with automatic
transmission available for those who prefer it. Acceleration
is terrific, especially with the fun five-speed manual models.
The list of performance features continues with independent
front MacPherson struts and independent twin-trapezoidal
link design struts in the rear. Each vehicle is equipped
with all-season steel-belted radial tires.
Safety and Security
In this department, the Protege5 shines with
H-shaped roof, floor, and B-pillar reinforcements for superior
protection in case of a rollover or side impact. Additionally,
each vehicle is bolstered with standards such as a driver
side air bag, passenger side air bag, three-point seatbelts,
head restraints, and optional side impact air bags. Other
standard fare includes child safety locks in the rear, along
with child safety seat tethers and anchors.
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