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Mazda - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Mazda models

The following chart shows the Mazda models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Mazda has sold far more 626 model cars than the B3200 model.

Table 1. Compare Mazda models

Mazda Model Number of Problems
  626
2,348
  MAZDA3
2,302
  MAZDA6
1,746
  Cx-7
1,273
  RX8
859
  CX9
813
  Protege
751
  MPV
740
  Cx-5
619
  MAZDA5
398
  Miata
253
  Millenia
198
  B3000
159
  B-series Truck
109
  B4000
95
  B2300
88
  MX5
79
  B2500
54
  Mazda
52
  Protege 5
49
  B Series
27
  MAZDA2
26
  MX6
16
  B2200
6
  Atenza
5
  MX3
3
  B400
1
  B3200
1

Number of problems reported for all models of Mazda built from year 1996 to 2017.

Owners of Mazda cars have reported a total of 13,070 problems across all Mazda models built from year 1996 to 2017. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Mazda models, is 593.0. Cars from Mazda's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,296 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Mazda
673
  1997 Mazda
675
  1998 Mazda
681
  1999 Mazda
686
  2000 Mazda
716
  2001 Mazda
475
  2002 Mazda
482
  2003 Mazda
549
  2004 Mazda
1,030
  2005 Mazda
534
  2006 Mazda
573
  2007 Mazda
1,296
  2008 Mazda
925
  2009 Mazda
558
  2010 Mazda
1,151
  2011 Mazda
430
  2012 Mazda
487
  2013 Mazda
334
  2014 Mazda
380
  2015 Mazda
187
  2016 Mazda
214
  2017 Mazda
10

Common problems of Mazda Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Mazda cars. The number one most common problem of Mazda cars is related to the vehicle's power train, with 2,535 problems reported. The second most common Mazda car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,654 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mazda vehicles



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