Mazda MPV owners have reported a total of 759 problems for their cars built in the 11 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Mazda MPV. The 2000 Mazda MPV cars have the most problems reported (181 problems).
The following chart shows the 25 most common problems for Mazda MPV cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (147 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (133 problems).
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Engine And Engine Cooling|
|Vehicle Speed Control|
|Unknown Or Other|
|Gasoline Fuel System|
|Other Fuel System|
|Electronic Stability Control|
It would not be fair to compare the Mazda MPV of an older model year to newer model years since older vehicles have been in service longer and thus are expected to have more problems. In order to compare the reliability across MPV model years, we use the PPMY index which is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. A smaller PPMY index indicates greater reliability of the given model year cars.
PPMY = P / S / Y * 1000,
where P = total problems reported during the life of a Mazda MPV model year; S = total units sold of the model year; Y = years since the debut of the model year (the age of the vehicle).
The results are shown in Table 3.
Another way to measure the reliability across the model years of the Mazda MPV is to use the total number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service, as shown in the Table 4.
|Model Year||Problems Reported|