Mazda RX8 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Mazda RX8 owners have reported a total of 919 problems for their cars built in the 8 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 RX8. The 2004 Mazda RX8 cars have the most problems reported (573 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Mazda RX8

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 RX8
3
  2010 RX8
2
  2009 RX8
6
  2008 RX8
19
  2007 RX8
50
  2006 RX8
66
  2005 RX8
200
  2004 RX8
573

  Common problems of Mazda RX8

The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for Mazda RX8 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (213 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (179 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Mazda RX8

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Power Train
213
  Engine And Engine Cooling
179
  Air Bag
107
  Steering
100
  Equipment
45
  Electrical System
44
  Other Fuel System
43
  Visibility
31
  Structure
23
  Vehicle Speed Control
23
   
  Suspension
21
  Unknown Or Other
21
  Gasoline Fuel System
17
  Exterior Lighting
14
  Service Brakes
12
  Seat Belt
6
  Tire
5
  Wheel
4
  Seats
4
  Latches/locks/linkage
4
  Air Brake
1
  Parking Brake
1
  Electronic Stability Control
1


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