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 MAZDA3 model cars than the MX6 model.

Table 1. Compare Mazda models

Mazda Model Number of Problems
  MAZDA3
2,604
  626
2,355
  MAZDA6
2,152
  CX-7
1,408
  CX9
1,004
  CX-5
997
  RX8
938
  MPV
760
  Protege
758
  MAZDA5
440
  Miata
258
  Millenia
198
  B3000
159
  B-series Truck
150
  B4000
95
  MX5
94
  B2300
88
  B2500
54
  Mazda
52
  Protege 5
49
  MAZDA2
36
  B Series
27
  MX6
16

Number of problems reported for all models of Mazda built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Mazda cars have reported a total of 14,692 problems across all Mazda models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Mazda models, is 611.1. Cars from Mazda's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,384 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Mazda
670
  1997 Mazda
678
  1998 Mazda
682
  1999 Mazda
687
  2000 Mazda
720
  2001 Mazda
482
  2002 Mazda
486
  2003 Mazda
562
  2004 Mazda
1,076
  2005 Mazda
566
  2006 Mazda
611
  2007 Mazda
1,384
  2008 Mazda
1,007
  2009 Mazda
720
  2010 Mazda
1,361
  2011 Mazda
564
  2012 Mazda
610
  2013 Mazda
437
  2014 Mazda
579
  2015 Mazda
259
  2016 Mazda
392
  2017 Mazda
70
  2018 Mazda
63
  2019 Mazda
1

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 2,646 problems reported. The second most common Mazda car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (1,817 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mazda vehicles



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