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2013 Mazda CX-5 Problems and Repair Histories

132 TrueDelta members own a 2013 Mazda CX-5. 44 of these members (33.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 97 repairs to 2013 Mazda CX-5s--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2013 Mazda CX-5 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2013 Mazda CX-5 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2013 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 2013 Mazda CX-5 repairs by problem area

6% of the 2013 Mazda CX-5 repairs were to the engine, 11% to the transmission, 1% to the brakes, 2% to the suspension, 23% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 42% to the body and trim, and 14% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 97 repairs.
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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 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 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 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 shiftable automatic AWD

Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012 0    
0 Driver side mirror vibrated when driving. Dealership said no fix yet. Wait until Nov. 1st. This is a common issue. 
4000 10 Replaced defective mirror with one that also had a problem. Mazda notified, waiting for a response. 
6000 0 Service Bulletin for mirror vibration was done. It is better but not completely fixed to my satisfaction. Just a little bothersome, I am just giving up. Not worth my time. 
15000  
Mazda CX-5 in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 0    
9300 0 Rear cargo cover would rattle when going over uneven terrain. Steering wheel cover have excess clearance on windshield wiper stalk, intermittently produces rattles going over uneven terrain 
11780 0 Rear passenger seat latch had excess clearance with latch lock. Used electrical tape to reduce clearance between latch and latch lock. Noise has been gone since DIY repair. 
32860  
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. 
Mazda CX-5 in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 1000    
1000 0 engine wasnt coming up to running temp.told was bad T-stat. replaced and was sent on my way. Cel came on again,checked code and same issue.waiting to hear from mazda NA to get it repaired again. repeat CEL with not coming to running temp. 
3000 0 reflash of comp due to mil on from engine not coming to proper heat range 
 
Mazda CX-5 in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012    
0 replaced defective sirius antenna 
0 Sirius satellite radio not working. Dealer diagnosed defective antenna. Dealer had to order new antenna as one was not in stock. 
15000 0 leather drivers seatback started to separate at a seam--dealer opted to replace entire leather seatback cover instead of repairing the seam 
18000  

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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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