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
2,713
  626
2,357
  MAZDA6
2,204
  CX-7
1,417
  CX-5
1,115
  CX9
1,058
  RX8
949
  MPV
760
  Protege
759
  MAZDA5
455
  Miata
258
  Millenia
199
  B3000
159
  B-series Truck
150
  MX5
102
  B4000
95
  B2300
88
  B2500
54
  Mazda
52
  Protege 5
49
  MAZDA2
40
  B Series
27
  MX6
16

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

Owners of Mazda cars have reported a total of 15,076 problems across all Mazda models built from year 2019 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Mazda models, is 627.1. Cars from Mazda's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,407 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Mazda
21
  2018 Mazda
94
  2017 Mazda
80
  2016 Mazda
456
  2015 Mazda
276
  2014 Mazda
635
  2013 Mazda
461
  2012 Mazda
634
  2011 Mazda
582
  2010 Mazda
1,405
  2009 Mazda
732
  2008 Mazda
1,024
  2007 Mazda
1,407
  2006 Mazda
617
  2005 Mazda
568
  2004 Mazda
1,087
  2003 Mazda
563
  2002 Mazda
487
  2001 Mazda
484
  2000 Mazda
720
  1999 Mazda
687
  1998 Mazda
683
  1997 Mazda
678
  1996 Mazda
670

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 2,674 problems reported. The second most common Mazda car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (1,847 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mazda vehicles



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