1997 Mazda Protege Tires

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1997 Mazda Protege Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Mazda Protege tire size? Use the following chart to find information on tire size, speed rating, and inflation.

Trim Level Tire Size Speed Rating Inflation in PSI F/R
1997 Mazda Protege ES Shop P185/65R14 S 32 PSI/32 PSI
1997 Mazda Protege DX Shop P175/70R13 S 32 PSI/32 PSI
1997 Mazda Protege LX Shop P185/65R14 S 32 PSI/32 PSI

1997 Mazda Protege ES

- Size: Shop P185/65R14

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

1997 Mazda Protege DX

- Size: Shop P175/70R13

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

1997 Mazda Protege LX

- Size: Shop P185/65R14

- Speed Rating: S

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

* Note: these models have different tire sizes depending on vehicle options.

Recommended Tires for Your 1997 Mazda Protege

What tires are best for a 1997 Mazda Protege? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Mazda Protege.

Firestone ALL SEASON
ALL SEASON

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell PS890 Touring
PS890 Touring

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • No warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter

Get the Right Tires for 1997 Mazda Protege

Finding the right tires can be quick and easy, especially when you have all the information you need to make a good decision. That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  1997 Mazda Protege tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Mazda Protege tire options. Whether you need a tire that's designed to take tight corners, handle diverse terrain, or improve fuel-efficiency, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View Mazda-recommended tires for your 1997 Protege, plus important information about Mazda Protege tire pressure, tire size, and speed rating. Take it from one of our tire technicians, Brianna: "You want to find the correct size for your tire. It matters in alignments and keeping your vehicle driving the way it’s supposed to.”

Beyond the correct tire size, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new Mazda Protege tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in Florida, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. Washington state or Montana is a different story, though. If you live in a state with some extreme seasonal shifts, you might want to switch between winter tires and all-season tires for the best performance.

When evaluating your driving conditions, think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience. Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one for summer and one for winter. That way, they can maximize their Mazda Protege's performance during both seasons. Other drivers prefer to purchase one all-season set to limit trips to the tire shop and make sure their vehicle is prepared in the rain, sleet, snow, or sun!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. Do you enjoy pushing your Mazda Protege to the limits? Going where no vehicle has gone before? If you're a big off-roading fan you forges paths where others can't, you have very different needs than a long-distance commuter who sticks to the highway. You'll want strong tires that can take on gravel, sand, stone, and dirt. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability in irregular road conditions. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Mazda Protege tire that offers comfort, stability, and a quiet ride could be just what you need. Browse Mazda Protege tires online or come to your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you. You can buy 1997 Mazda Protege tires online now!

Good Tire Brands for Mazda Proteges

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Mazda Proteges. Firestone and Bridgestone are two popular brands. Mazda Protege Firestone tires are tires you can count on. Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a boundary-pusher from the beginning. Firestone recognized the untapped potential for auto tires, so he started making and testing truck, passenger, and farm tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Firestone Tires has been dedicated to staying one step ahead of the competition since day one, all thanks to Harvey Firestone. Firestone now makes about 8,000 different tires for all kinds of vehicles — including tires for 1997 Mazda Proteges.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for Mazda Protege tires, too. Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan in 1931. His company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1990. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities throughout the Americas. It remains a global leader in tire technology and rubber products, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi said, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 1997 Mazda Protege and drive with peace of mind.

Mazda Protege Tire Installation & Rotation

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're your one-stop shop for tire installation, rotation, and ongoing maintenance! Buy 1997 Mazda Protege tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are open late and on weekends to better fit your busy schedule.

1997 Mazda Protege Tire Q&A

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common Mazda Protege tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why check Mazda tire inflation? Even a tiny decrease in tire pressure could impact your safety and fuel economy. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my Mazda Protege tires? Your tire sidewall gives you information about load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to one of our tire technicians to learn how to read the numbers on your tire!
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Mazda tires at home? Grab a penny. Hold the so that Abe Lincon's head is facing you and his hair is pointing toward the ground. Then, place the penny into a tread groove. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Mazda Protege tires.