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
2,564
  626
2,355
  MAZDA6
2,126
  Cx-7
1,404
  CX9
979
  Cx-5
957
  RX8
923
  MPV
760
  Protege
758
  MAZDA5
438
  Miata
258
  Millenia
198
  B3000
159
  B-series Truck
150
  B4000
95
  MX5
93
  B2300
88
  B2500
54
  Mazda
52
  Protege 5
49
  MAZDA2
35
  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 14,554 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 631.7. Cars from Mazda's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (1,375 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
678
  1998 Mazda
684
  1999 Mazda
690
  2000 Mazda
721
  2001 Mazda
483
  2002 Mazda
486
  2003 Mazda
562
  2004 Mazda
1,071
  2005 Mazda
569
  2006 Mazda
607
  2007 Mazda
1,375
  2008 Mazda
998
  2009 Mazda
707
  2010 Mazda
1,352
  2011 Mazda
546
  2012 Mazda
602
  2013 Mazda
430
  2014 Mazda
549
  2015 Mazda
250
  2016 Mazda
372
  2017 Mazda
68
  2018 Mazda
55

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 2,634 problems reported. The second most common Mazda car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (1,807 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mazda vehicles



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