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Mazda CX-5 Problems and Repair Histories

249 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Mazda CX-5. 64 of these members (25.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 121 repairs to Mazda CX-5s--an average of 0.5 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, 2% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 38% to the body and trim, and 15% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 121 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten Mazda CX-5 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 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 Driver side mirror vibrating at highway speeds. Fixed per TSB 09-002/13. Many other rattles the dealer couldn't pinpoint. Traded for a 2014. 
Mazda CX-5 in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 0    
0 Tire pressure light had to be reset as it was reading a problem that was not there, tires were at proper pressure 
4000  
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. 
21000 0 Driver's seat rail was replaced due to clunking and slight rocking motion. 
31000  

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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. Driver side mirror vibrates at 50+ MPH 
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. Driver side mirror shake at HWY speeds ~50MPH and over. Per Service Manager, special bracket was installed to remedy this. 
 

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