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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 B400 model.

Table 1. Compare Mazda models

Mazda Model Number of Problems
  626
2,343
  MAZDA3
2,169
  MAZDA6
1,634
  Cx-7
1,125
  RX8
836
  Protege
751
  CX9
744
  MPV
734
  Cx-5
558
  MAZDA5
387
  Miata
253
  Millenia
198
  B3000
159
  B4000
95
  B-series Truck
93
  B2300
88
  MX5
78
  B2500
54
  Mazda
52
  Protege 5
48
  B Series
27
  MAZDA2
20
  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 2017.

Owners of Mazda cars have reported a total of 12,478 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 566.1. Cars from Mazda's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,230 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
674
  1998 Mazda
680
  1999 Mazda
684
  2000 Mazda
714
  2001 Mazda
474
  2002 Mazda
481
  2003 Mazda
543
  2004 Mazda
1,011
  2005 Mazda
530
  2006 Mazda
563
  2007 Mazda
1,230
  2008 Mazda
865
  2009 Mazda
517
  2010 Mazda
1,046
  2011 Mazda
371
  2012 Mazda
416
  2013 Mazda
296
  2014 Mazda
347
  2015 Mazda
158
  2016 Mazda
174
  2017 Mazda
7

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 2,515 problems reported. The second most common Mazda car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,622 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mazda vehicles



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