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 B3200 model.

Table 1. Compare Mazda models

Mazda Model Number of Problems
  MAZDA3
2,461
  626
2,352
  MAZDA6
1,878
  Cx-7
1,364
  RX8
897
  CX9
889
  Cx-5
785
  Protege
758
  MPV
746
  MAZDA5
421
  Miata
256
  Millenia
198
  B3000
159
  B-series Truck
139
  B4000
95
  B2300
88
  MX5
86
  B2500
54
  Mazda
52
  Protege 5
49
  MAZDA2
30
  B Series
27
  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 2018.

Owners of Mazda cars have reported a total of 13,816 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 599.6. Cars from Mazda's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,352 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
683
  1999 Mazda
690
  2000 Mazda
721
  2001 Mazda
478
  2002 Mazda
483
  2003 Mazda
555
  2004 Mazda
1,051
  2005 Mazda
557
  2006 Mazda
591
  2007 Mazda
1,352
  2008 Mazda
959
  2009 Mazda
605
  2010 Mazda
1,246
  2011 Mazda
492
  2012 Mazda
552
  2013 Mazda
402
  2014 Mazda
462
  2015 Mazda
233
  2016 Mazda
278
  2017 Mazda
42
  2018 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 2,584 problems reported. The second most common Mazda car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (1,765 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mazda vehicles



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