The code itself doesn't tell exactly what component is defective - it only indicates where to look, what engine parameter is out of normal range. Overall, a super little car. Power train In the recent Protege models less than 15 years ago , power train problems, particularly with the automatic transmission, have turned up in many owner's testimonials. It is no boy racer. For the cost of these upgrades, versus the purchase cost of a newer model, I am quite satisfied with the upgrade option. Primary Use: Family transportation Dont Buy It New - Go For A Good Deal And Negotiate! This is the cause Mazda Protege is dedicated to, because the Protege is the car that does all that and more.
It was a 5-speed manual so we pulled all the power we needed, when needed. Pros: -Steering, suspension, handling, this car just feels alive. This will induce brake fluid leakage during application and the risk of crashing the vehicle will be elevated. I have had customers that get the misfire issues repaired and come back maybe a month or two later with burnt converters. Standard equipment, interior, fuel economy, headlights, etc. The automatic does hunt for the right gear sometimes in the mountains on cruise control, but using the manual shifting road cures that.
The Familia line, from which the Protege owed its existence, is one of the earliest cars made by Mazda. The company was named Toyo Kogyo at that time. This is something the buyer should find out for himself. The Protege is comfortable, looks decent, and is affordable. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. I Loveperfect For A Budget An Still Fun And Enjoyable — the only mechanical discomfort is the transmission reverse is where the non existent 6th gear should be and 5th revs too high also a lot of shift jiggle. Cons: -Engine lacks gusto, especially 5000.
What is being talked about here? SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. It was aptly named the Familia. This new design can be attributed to the co-developer of the Protege, Ford. It has the Timing Belt Diagrams with Marks for the Camshaft and Crankshaft that you will need. It has more links to the Second World War than you think.
Automotive News reports that with stricter fuel economy and emissions regulations planned for 2020 and 2025 in Europe, Mazda will likely release engines with next-generation Skyactiv 2 technology by the end of this decade, and Skyactiv 3 units just five years later. The interior is just cool with the carbon styling around the radio. The fourth generation Familia is the first to Mazda christened with Protege model. The side door didn't work and inside was filthy. Pictures were decieving and As soon as they figured out I wasn't interested they politely ran me off the lot as a new customer was interested in the same vehicle.
Everyday i grow fonder and fonder of the look of this car even though its a wagon. Here are the top complaints about the Mazda Protege. Cargo space is plenty, and accommodating drivers of all sizes is an actual possibility. New styling is available, and a stronger structure, including more power for both available engines, is employed. Primary Use: Family transportation Absolutely A Great Vehicle To Own, Love It To Death — Quick but by no means fast, great craftsmanship and build quality, no rattling or poor components, nice color and style, cheap to own and maintain, and has lots of space and is great to drive. Mazda only makes cars for enthusiasts. Many reported that within 75,000 to 100,000 miles, misfires occur under heavy acceleration.
Because people are buying compact sedans based on price, quality and dependability, the Protege has become one of the standouts in the compact sedan market today. They're kind of concave without having aggressive bolsters, so there's no sliding around. It employs a Rotary-Wankel engine distinct to the Mazda brand. According to them, the Protege lets off some unsettling noises whenever it shifts or hesitates in shifting. Other than this shortcoming, it's a lot of car for a little money. I haven't seen these mentioned in other reviews here, so maybe it's just me, but they just fit perfectly. What a shame they don't make them any more.
If you're looking for a cheap, reliable car that makes you smile every trip to the grocery store, look no further. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. I feel lucky looking around at the other similarly-priced cars other people my age drive, and feel lucky I went for this gem instead. Road trips, camping, moving, lugging furniture, naps, tailgating. For one, the first generation of the Protege called Familia at that time was manufactured in the plant located in Hiroshima, the city best known as the first city to be targeted by an atomic bomb. If you want a reasonably priced used car that is fun to drive but practical look at the Protege5.
. As the market is teeming with great cars and competition is fierce, manufacturers are starting to move mountains to be able to offer something unique and original to the buyer - something that would be beyond expectations and beyond imagination. Ice cream mess in 3rd row. Up to this date, many owners are left unsatisfied because this untreated problem is still not resolved, even if they already went to the dealers. That's why Mazda tied up with Ford and rebranded their effervescent Familia to the Protege. It was introduced to the North American market in the early 90s.
It has been hounding the Protege for years, ever since it was first introduced to the market. However, it has long been around even before the 90s. What a pleasure to drive, even 3 years later. It doesn't give up much for its greatness. This time, a problem with left rear brake hoses needed urgent attention. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. More than I;d had on any other car.