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 B400 model.

Table 1. Compare Mazda models

Mazda Model Number of Problems
  MAZDA3
2,533
  626
2,352
  MAZDA6
2,083
  Cx-7
1,390
  CX9
962
  RX8
915
  Cx-5
886
  MPV
759
  Protege
758
  MAZDA5
427
  Miata
258
  Millenia
198
  B3000
159
  B-series Truck
148
  B4000
95
  MX5
89
  B2300
88
  B2500
54
  Mazda
52
  Protege 5
49
  MAZDA2
32
  B Series
27
  MX6
16
  B2200
6
  Atenza
5
  MX3
3
  B3200
1
  B400
1

Number of problems reported for all models of Mazda built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Mazda cars have reported a total of 14,346 problems across all Mazda models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Mazda models, is 622.7. Cars from Mazda's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,370 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Mazda
674
  1997 Mazda
675
  1998 Mazda
684
  1999 Mazda
690
  2000 Mazda
721
  2001 Mazda
483
  2002 Mazda
484
  2003 Mazda
561
  2004 Mazda
1,062
  2005 Mazda
567
  2006 Mazda
606
  2007 Mazda
1,370
  2008 Mazda
986
  2009 Mazda
703
  2010 Mazda
1,321
  2011 Mazda
530
  2012 Mazda
585
  2013 Mazda
421
  2014 Mazda
522
  2015 Mazda
248
  2016 Mazda
333
  2017 Mazda
60
  2018 Mazda
35

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 2,613 problems reported. The second most common Mazda car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (1,793 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mazda vehicles



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