Find 2002 Mazda Protege Tires

Get Tires for Your Mazda Protege

When it's time to buy new tires for your vehicle, turn to the skilled technicians at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Browse tires online and schedule an installation appointment today!

2002 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
2002 Mazda Protege LX Shop P195/55R15 V 32 PSI/32 PSI
2002 Mazda Protege ES Shop P195/50R16 V 32 PSI/32 PSI
2002 Mazda Protege DX Shop P195/55R15 V 32 PSI/32 PSI

2002 Mazda Protege LX

- Size: Shop P195/55R15

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2002 Mazda Protege ES

- Size: Shop P195/50R16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

2002 Mazda Protege DX

- Size: Shop P195/55R15

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 32 PSI/32 PSI

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

Recommended Tires for Your 2002 Mazda Protege

What tires are best for a 2002 Mazda Protege? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Mazda Protege.

Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firehawk AS

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • No warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance

Get the Right Tires for 2002 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 why you should come to see us when it's time to buy new tires for your 2002 Mazda Protege. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  Mazda Protege tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you want a tire that's built to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find the right tires for your vehicle and budget.

View Mazda-recommended tires for your 2002 Protege, plus useful info about Mazda Protege tire size, tire inflation, 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.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Mazda Protege tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't need studded snow tires anytime soon. 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.

Think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience when evaluating your driving conditions. It's not uncommon for drivers in states that experience all four seasons to buy more than one set of tires. one for summer and one for winter. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Mazda Protege's safety and performance from January to December. Other drivers buy one set of all-season tires instead. That way they don't have to return to the tire shop and their vehicle is always ready for sun, rain, and light snow!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you enjoy challenging the limits of your Mazda Protege? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? If you're a diehard off-roader, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't leave the paved path. You'll want tires that can stand up to sand, stone, gravel, dirt, and more. You might want to look at bigger tires with stiffer sidewalls and wider tread patterns to help protect against punctures and maintain balance in uneven road conditions. But if you plan on sticking around town, a Mazda Protege tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly 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're only a few clicks away from finding the right 2002 Mazda Protege tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for Mazda Proteges

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Mazda Proteges. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Firestone tires for Mazda Proteges always deliver! The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a passionate inventor from the beginning. Firestone recognized the overwhelming potential for automobile tires, so he started making and testing passenger, truck, and farm tires. One of the company's pioneering efforts was the introduction in 1908 of the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Thanks to Harvey Firestone, Firestone Tires has been committed to staying ahead of the curve since day one. Firestone is now one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world with 8,000 different tires for a variety of vehicles — including the 2002 Mazda Protege.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Mazda Protege tires. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. 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. In the words of founder Shojiro Ishibashi, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can find superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 2002 Mazda Protege and drive with peace of mind.

Mazda Protege Tire Rotation, Repair & More

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're a tire store that also offers professional tire installation, maintenance, and rotation, along with complete auto care. Buy 2002 Mazda Protege tires online and schedule your installation when it's convenient for you. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

2002 Mazda Protege Tire Questions

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.

  • Is Mazda tire inflation important? The right tire inflation helps increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan! The right tire pressure can make all the difference. Even a small change in tire pressure can impact your driving.
  • What do the tire sidewall numbers mean for my Mazda Protege? 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!
  • Is there an easy way to check Mazda tire tread depth? Stay on top of your tire tread depth to help avoid a dangerous drive. You can check tread depth with a penny. Hold the penny so that Abraham Lincoln is facing you, then place your penny into a tread groove upside down. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Mazda Protege tires.