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Mazda Protege5

Model Year Comparison

Worst Model Year
2003
Worst Category
suspension Problems

We don't have a lot of complaints on file for the Mazda Protege5 — feel free to add yours here. Probably because it's so old, no one bothers to post complaints anymore.

The 2003 Mazda Protege5 has the most overall complaints, & we also rate 2003 as the worst model year ranked on several factors such as repair cost & average mileage when problems occur. The most-reported problem is also with the 2003 Mazda Protege5 for brakes wear out prematurely.

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