2002 Mazda MPV Overview

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2002 Mazda MPV Overview

Since its introduction in 1989, there had been complaints from some drivers that Mazda's MPV minivan was underpowered, despite several power boosts throughout its production history. Perhaps reacting to those complaints, or perhaps simply because it was time, Mazda dropped a new engine under the hood of its popular minivan for 2002. The 3.0-liter V6 engine produced a respectable 200 horsepower, so families who packed into the seven-seater no longer had to sacrifice power for functionality. Also new for '02 was a five-speed automatic transmission (no manual transmission was available), as well as powered sliding doors, updated brakes and suspension, and new 17-inch alloy wheels. Finally, the line was narrowed, with the entry-level DX trim package dropped. The MPV was available in only two versions for 2002. The base LX version came with a fairly extensive list of standard features, including air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, cruise control, a lighted entry system, dual airbags, power exterior mirrors, an AM/FM/CD audio system, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, and anti-lock brakes. The higher-end ES package added leather seats (powered in the front), a leather-wrapped steering wheel, air conditioning with front and rear vents, and a premium audio system with both CD and cassette players. A DVD player and a sunroof were among the options. Drivers noted that the MPV's revamped suspension helped make the vehicle more nimble, and they also like the fact that the third-row seat could be stowed in the floor to improve cargo space. Styling and handling were also given good marks, though on the downside, drivers noted that the vehicle could be noisy at speed and gas mileage was not as good as expected.

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shandaelvis
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I Seen A Van On Your Web Site For 595 Cash,i Think It Was A Mazda With Some...

please email if its still there.

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Karen Sferra
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Left Side/driver Side Lights Do Not Work

My husband is driving our old 2002 Mazda MPV lX. The left turn signal was working on and off, now it is not working at all and the left side break light, hazard light not working either. Are these a...

14 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
gofstr
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How Many Cat Converters Does It Have?

Please show complete exhaust system.

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
Keith Lawrence
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Engine Shuts Off At 2000rpm

When in park or going 60 down the highway. My engine shuts off. Will start back immediately. I get no codes. Sometimes it will catch itself and stay running like a huge miss. Only does it when en...

22 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)
mazdamark
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Where Is The Oil Pump Located On My 2002 Mazda Mpv 3.0l

Can the oil pan be easily dropped on the 2002 mazda mpv 3.0

215 views with 2 answers (last answer 10 months ago)