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Mazda CX-5 Body and Trim Problems and Repair Histories

249 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Mazda CX-5. 30 of these members (12%) have reported paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs for their car. A total of 46 paint, rust, leaks, rattles, and trim repairs to Mazda CX-5s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Mazda CX-5 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Mazda CX-5 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Mazda CX-5 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Mazda CX-5 repairs by problem area

7% of the Mazda CX-5 repairs were to the engine, 12% to the transmission, 1% to the brakes, 3% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 39% to the body and trim, and 13% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 119 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten Mazda CX-5 Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2013 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-5 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 0    
6000 0 Hood flutters at highway speed near windshield. Tech confirmed issue and adjusted and tightened hood. 
31000  
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2012 0    
2000 0 Rattle noise coming from center of dash when car is cold. Instrument panel was removed - Center bracket was missing foam padding. Factory defect. 
4000 0 Seat covers are coming loose. Repaired per TSB 09-035112 
5000 0 Glove box dampener replaced due to rattle noise 
7000 0 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

Mazda CX-5 in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 0    
5000 0 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 0 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

Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 0    
0 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. 
32000  
Mazda CX-5 in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2012 0    
3000 0 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 0 Seat cover replaced. 
7000 0 Rattle from dashboard, especially from the passenger side. 
16000 0 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. 
16000 0 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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