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Mazda Protegé '02
Mazda Protegé '02
Appears in Gran Turismo 4

Gran Turismo PSP Gran Turismo 5 Gran Turismo 6

Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Mazda
Displacement 1991 cc
Drivetrain FF
Aspiration NA
Engine 2.0-liter dohc inline-4
Max Power 162 HP / 6800 rpm
Performance Points 377 PP
Max Torque 130.91 ft-lb / 5000 rpm
Top Speed 157 miles per hour (253 km/h)
Length 4,380 millimetres (15.8 km/h)
Width 1,695 millimetres (6.10 km/h)
Height 1,410 millimetres (5.1 km/h)
Weight 1,170 kilograms (2,600 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 7.22 kg (15.9 lb) per horsepower

The Mazda Protegé '02 is a road car produced by Mazda. It appears in Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6.

Colors

The player can choose seven colors upon buying this car:

  • Pure White
  • Sand Mica
  • Light Sandalwood Metallic
  • Milennium Red Mica
  • Seabreeze Green Mica
  • Emerald Mica
  • Sunlight Silver Metallic

Description

"A model that was popular in North America, but only known to a few in its home country of Japan."



The Mazda Familia Saloon/Sport was sold as the Mazda Protegé in the US.

The success of compact cars was vital to a car maker, especially if it wanted to survive in the U.S., and Mazda's ace-in-the-hole was the Familia, or the car we knew as the Protegé. In June 1998, the ninth-generation Familia was introduced, with the model of choice being the Sport 20 that was added to the series in December 2001. The Sport 20 belonged to the same S-Wagon grade as the previous Familia series, but in an attempt to improve the lineup, a model similar to the sedan class was added.

Powering the Sport 20 was a 2.0-liter DOHC inline-4 that produced 168 HP at 6800 rpm and 133.0 ft-lb of torque at 5000. This engine received the G-LEV certification (Good Low Emission Vehicle) in September 2002 after being slightly detuned to 163 HP at 6800 rpm and 130.9 ft-lb of torque at 5000 rpm. Coupled with an "activematic" 4-speed automatic transmission, the Sport 20 behaved like a true sports sedan on the streets, thanks in part to its taut suspension.

The exterior also underwent some changes, getting discharge headlamps, new aerodynamic parts, larger fog lamps, and white turn-lenses. The cabin also evolved, adopting a sporty black interior design. Being originally part of the S-Wagon grade, the Familia Sedan Sport 20 became renowned in Japan and in America when it arrived as the new Protegé.

Acquisition

GT4

This car can be bought at the Mazda New Cars Dealership for 18,980 Credits. This is only possible in the NTSC-U version of the game.

GT PSP

This car can be purchased for 18,980 Credits.

GT5

This car is a Standard Car, and can occasionally be bought at the Used Car Dealership for around 17,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage. It is a Level 0 car.

GT6

This car can be purchased for 18,980 Credits. It is a simplified car.

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