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Mazda CX-5 body repair cost distribution

Chart based on 6 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2013 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

6000 mi Hood flutters at highway speed near windshield. Tech confirmed issue and adjusted and tightened hood. 
2000 mi Rattle noise coming from center of dash when car is cold. Instrument panel was removed - Center bracket was missing foam padding. Factory defect. 
4000 mi Seat covers are coming loose. Repaired per TSB 09-035112 
5000 mi Glove box dampener replaced due to rattle noise 
8000 mi Many other rattles the dealer couldn't pinpoint. Traded for a 2014. 

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2013 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

5000 mi There was a rattle coming from the right front of the vehicle. Some cowl bolts needed to be tightened. There is a TSB for this. Supposed to be a permanent fix. No problems since. 
25000 mi Trim piece (rubber/weatherstripping) that runs under the driver and rear passenger door was coming loose at the front. Dealer replaced under warranty. 

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2013 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Driver side mirror shakes above ~35 mph (rearview and passenger side mirror are solid). They inspected it and said there was no issue. It still shakes. Update: it stopped bothering me. Not sure if it went away or I just got used to it. 
3000 mi Rattle under the dashboard when riding over bumps. Left side of lower seat (where your butt is) was ripped upwards off the base. Lower seat trim cloth had to be replaced. 
4300 mi Seat cover replaced. 
7000 mi Rattle from dashboard, especially from the passenger side. 
16000 mi Symmetrical dents due to body fatigue on both sides by the hatch. Those are symmetric and look very similar on both sides. Left side dented more than right side. 
16500 mi Driver side seat cover ripped out again from left side. New one installed. This was 2nd repair for this same problem. 

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Mazda CX-5 Body Problems

402 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Mazda CX-5. 40 of these members (10%) have reported body repairs for their car. A total of 71 body repairs to Mazda CX-5s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Mazda CX-5 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.