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2014 Mazda CX-5 repairs by problem area

Engine (8%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (36%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (23%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 100 repairs.

2014 Mazda CX-5 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (56%)

< $100 (44%)

Chart based on 9 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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2014.5 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

184-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mazda CX-5 in Virginia, United States
Feb 2015 - Oct 2015
Mar 2015

8000 mi
Bluetooth module replaced in order to fix issue with USB resuming music. Well known issue since car was realeased. 

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2014 Mazda CX-5

Engine not specified

Mazda CX-5 in Arizona, United States
Jun 2013 - Dec 2013
Jul 2013

3300 mi
I have a manual transmission that was popping out of third gear. The transmission was replaced under warranty. 

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2014 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

turbocharged 173hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mazda CX-5 in New Zealand
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

14260 mi
rear seat wouldn't clip in, fast fix while getting service infosystem doesn't handle texts anymore. it used to. dealer cant fix 

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2014 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda CX-5 in Ireland
Jul 2014 - Jun 2016
Mar 2015

5580 mi
Knocking noise at the end of a full RHS lock 

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2014 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

184-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda CX-5 in Arizona, United States
Mar 2013 - Jun 2016
Jul 2015

33000 mi
Bluetooth module was replaced to fix USB resume issue Driver Mirror replaced for shake at highway speeds Hood braces added to reduce shake at highway speeds 
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2016
Apr 2013

2000 mi
Driver side mirror vibrates at highway speeds. New mirror kit installed 
Oct 2013

7000 mi
Window rattle when front windows were open about an inch or so. Fixed through TSB 09-011/13 
Aug 2014

18500 mi
Passenger seat trim came loose due to broken clip 
Dec 2014

20000 mi

US $18
Passenger seat trim loose. I've had nothing but problems with it. 
Mar 2015

27000 mi
Bluetooth module was replaced with newer unit allowing for USB resume at startup rather than always reverting to the first track upon startup 
Mazda CX-5 in Texas, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2016
Nov 2014

12700 mi
The bluetooth module needed to be replaced. After that repair the car would sync with my bluetooth phone. 
Mazda CX-5 in Michigan, United States
Oct 2013 - Oct 2015
Apr 2014

12700 mi
Bluetooth system would not start up. Had to be reset by tech Rear locks making a whirling sound when locking and unlocking in cold weather. The dealer went in and replaced the locks, since they couldn't pinpoint an exact problem for the noise. 
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2016
Apr 2014

5300 mi
Blue tooth and navigation functions were not working properly. Blue tooth would not start and navigation would occasionally request a u-turn for no reason. Dealer updated software and it seems to have solved the problem. 
Aug 2014

12000 mi
Bluetooth was not working. Bluetooth module replaced. 
Dec 2015

32000 mi
Navigation system would loose contact with satellite regularly. Dealer updated the navigation with latest software. Seems to have fixed the problem. Rear view mirror mounted on windshield was getting loose and moving a little. Dealer tightened the screw that secured the rear view mirror to the windshield and the problem was fixed. 
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2016
Nov 2013

8000 mi
Reflash ECU for a check engine light problem related to a bug in the code. 
Mazda CX-5 in Florida, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2016
Oct 2013

10000 mi
Trunk light stopped working. Circuit breaker blew and dealer had to replace unit. 
Feb 2014

16000 mi
Driver side mirror vibrates at highway speeds. Provided dealer with TSB relating to 2014 model years. Dealer ordered parts to correct issue. 
Jun 2014

23000 mi
Routine oil change/rotation and tried to have the dealer inspect the mirror which still wasn't fixed from the last repair. 
Mar 2015

35000 mi
Dealer replaced bluetooth module to correct iPod syncing issue and resume issue. 
Mazda CX-5 in Alabama, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2016
Sep 2014

8000 mi
Entertainment system Bluetooth and USB functionality stopped working. Bluetooth module was replaced under warranty. 
Mazda CX-5 in Florida, United States
Jan 2014 - Apr 2016
Jan 2015

5500 mi
Poor integration with iPod. A problem with many '14 & '15 Mazda cars. The dealer said I should call their customer service. CS continues to say they are working on the problem. Otherwise vehicle is excellent. 
Apr 2015

7000 mi
Replaced the Bluetooth module. Hadn't worked properly since new. Still doesn't work like it should but Mazda says that's all they'll do. 
Mazda CX-5 in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2014 - Oct 2014
Aug 2014

9700 mi
Stitching on rear seat was coming undone. Dealer had a third-party double stitch it. 
Mazda CX-5 in Florida, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2016
Oct 2014

21000 mi
Tire pressure warning light came on due to low pressure. Took to dealer to refill tires with nitrogen and to reset sensor. 
Mazda CX-5 in Texas, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2015
Sep 2013

1000 mi
Driver side mirror shakes/vibrates at highway speeds. The tech serviced it, although the shaking is still happening but is slightly reduced. 
Jun 2015

31000 mi
Vibrating rear view mirror on driver side. Could not get air on face only setting. 
Mazda CX-5 in Arizona, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2016
Jul 2014

6000 mi
Replaced GPS 
Mazda CX-5 in Illinois, United States
Aug 2013 - Apr 2014
Sep 2013

1000 mi
Driver side window has an air leak which produces very annoying sound during driving. It is positioned at 10o'clock and there is clear visible lack of contact of the seal in that corner. Driver side mirror shakes at speeds over 50 MPH. 
Oct 2013

2000 mi
Car pulls heavily to the left. Steering wheel off center. 
Mazda CX-5 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2013 - Mar 2016
Oct 2015

35340 mi

C $20
Various rattles and squeaks coming from center console, door actuators, gear shifter when moving from park to drive and vice versa, clicking noise passenger dashboard. Tightening lubrication to fix issues 

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2014 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

184-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mazda CX-5 in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2013 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

20000 mi
The Bluetooth audio system was non operational. Owner was able to reset by replacing fuse. 
Mazda CX-5 in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

38000 mi
Transmission required replacement. 
Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2015 - Jan 2016
Oct 2015

36000 mi
The audio when using my phone through the link with the car wasn't coming through clearly. They replaced the amplifier. 
Mazda CX-5 in Maryland, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2016
Apr 2016

6000 mi
Right rear shock failed. 
Mazda CX-5 in Michigan, United States
Feb 2013 - Feb 2014
Dec 2013

11248 mi

US $3000
This was a diagnosis and attempted repair. The differential assembly was replaced. 
Jan 2014

12000 mi
Previous replacement of differential did not fix vibration problem. Transfer case was replaced during this visit. Road forced balanced wheels and tires. Previous replacement of differential assembly and transfer case did not solve vibration problem, nor did this road force balance. 
Mazda CX-5 in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2013 - Jun 2016
Sep 2015

32860 mi
Vehicle stalled when foot was off the gas pedal. MAF sensor was diagnosed as deficient, and replaced. Problem solved. 
Mazda CX-5 in New York, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2016
Sep 2015

34000 mi

US $350
rear rotor and brake pads worn out replaced same dealer would not cover under warranty went to another repair shop file complaint with MazdaUSA to no avail 
Mazda CX-5 in West Virginia, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2016
Mar 2015

18000 mi
belt defective 
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2016
May 2015

24000 mi
Bluetooth/USB module replaced under TSB to allow USB playback to resume after startup. 
Nov 2015

29000 mi
Oil leak from transfer case. Fixed under warranty. 
Mazda CX-5 in Oregon, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
Dec 2014

9000 mi
Window and door rattles when left open at about 1 inch. Riding the car makes rattle noise and also when closing the door. There's a TSB for older models but dealer said my car's VIN is newer and doesn't apply. Bluetooth module giving problems, USB playlist always starts from first track. Dealer replaced Bluetooth module, but didn't solve anything. 
May 2015

9000 mi
Bluetooth module replacement. It fixes the problem where USB song plays from track 1 every time. Placed an order for the replacement part. It's been over 3 weeks, but haven't heard back from them. 
Mazda CX-5 in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2014 - Apr 2016
Sep 2014

16740 mi
dust boots cracked / blowed 
Nov 2015

34100 mi
Unbalanced/debalanced right front wheel cardan. c 
Mazda CX-5 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2014 - Oct 2014
Mar 2014

3720 mi
3000km Car won't start, Boosted. Week later car won't start, boosted. Dealer replaced battery. 3 weeks later, car won't start. Boosted. Few days later car won't start. Back to dealer-New battery. 2 weeks later car won't start. Back to Parasitic drain coming from radio/cassette and sirius satellite radio Other unknown causing the car to NOT START 
Mazda CX-5 in Illinois, United States
Aug 2013 - Dec 2014
Apr 2014

7300 mi
Bluetooth option became unavailable - grayed out. 
Jun 2014

8000 mi
Front shock rubber boots torn - both sides 
Mazda CX-5 in Michigan, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2016
Nov 2014

9000 mi
Drivers side blind spot monitor system goes off when there is nothing around you. Dealer said its working OK. 
Feb 2015

11000 mi
battery had a bad cell.replaced battery intake gasket loose 
Sep 2015

19000 mi
brakes were vibrating when applied.they turned the rotors 
May 2016

27000 mi
radio antenna was loose blind spot monitor system on the left side gives to many false readings even when nothing is around the car. 
Mazda CX-5 in Indiana, United States
Oct 2013 - Apr 2015
Nov 2013 Issue with Nav system, caused by faulty SD card reader. Card read was replace. 
Mazda CX-5 in Michigan, United States
Dec 2013 - Jan 2014
Jan 2014

5000 mi
Car de-accelerated on the road. Had to pull over and restart car. 
Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2013 - Feb 2016
Sep 2013

2000 mi
1. iPod disappears after changing radio mode; 2. iPod playlists play wrong songs in playlists; 3. iPod takes very long time to start each time car starts; 4. iPod doesn't resume playback when car started 
Aug 2014

11000 mi
Side mirror vibrates at high speed 
Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2016
Sep 2013

4000 mi
One of the reflectors on the rear bumper came loose. They tightened the screw of it. 
Apr 2015

17000 mi
Engine check light on; the mechanic stated that there is a small leaking in the emission system, probably from gas cap. 
Mazda CX-5 in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2013 - Jun 2016
Jun 2013

1240 mi
Hood was vibrating. There was a TSB on this issue for earlier CX-5s, so they applied the same fix to my car. 
Jul 2014

14020 mi
Leather was prematurely worn on the driver's seat. Leather was replaced, but dealer took a long time to do the work as it's not a very common problem, I was told. 
Apr 2015

24340 mi
Dealer detected a head gasket leak during normal maintenance visit and recommended repair. Took 1.5 days to fix.  
Jun 2016

47740 mi
Side mirror were vibrating. Common CX-5 issue. Both mirrors were replaced under warranty. Driver's seat was incorrectly repaired last time. Leather was not properly fixed, seat frame was showing 
Mazda CX-5 in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2013 - Jun 2013
May 2013

2320 mi
engaging into drive after 5 seconds 
Mazda CX-5 in Alaska, United States
Jan 2013 - Jul 2013
May 2013

2500 mi
Reflashed my engine management system after downloading all data. Vehicle not getting anywhere near EPA. Computer and manual recordings have mid-teens MPG. Update: at 4,400 miles finally getting EPA numbers. Maybe engine just needed to break in. 
Mazda CX-5 in New Hampshire, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2016
Nov 2014

8000 mi
Heater air flow selector will not stay on full defrost when interior is cold. Dealer replaced cable but it did not fix issue. Dealer claims Mazda is working on a fix. Problem still exists. 
Dec 2014

9000 mi
Heater air flow selector will not stay on full defrost when interior is cold. Dealer replaced cable but it did not fix issue. Dealer claims Mazda is working on a fix. Problem still exists. 
Mar 2015

12000 mi
Heater air flow selector will not stay on full defrost when interior is cold. Mazda instructed dealer to replace heater box. Dealer replaced heater box. Won't know if fixed until cold weather returns. 
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2016
Oct 2014

11300 mi
Peeling paint on driver's side rocker. Dealer had rocker repainted. 
Mazda CX-5 in Illinois, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2016
Mar 2013

1000 mi
Homelink system (part of auto dimming mirror) could not be programmed. Mirror had to be replaced. 
Apr 2014

11000 mi
Radio and touch screen stopped working completely 
Feb 2016

27300 mi

US $110
Piece hanging from front seat. Was repaired. 
Mazda CX-5 in Vermont, United States
Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
Jun 2014

2500 mi
reset the power steering after it failed 
Sep 2014

8000 mi
loss of power steering 
Mazda CX-5 in New York, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2016
Jul 2014

13000 mi
A brake pad became disconnected. 

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2014 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-5 in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2013 - Mar 2016
Sep 2015

46500 mi
Driver's seat back replaced under warranty asi it made a squeaking sound. 

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2014 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-5 in Wisconsin, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2016
Jun 2014

11000 mi
Tech was able to recreate clunking noise. Thought it was due to shredded strut boots on front suspension (both sides). Dealer also recommended completing a TSB that it found regarding noise from front of vehicle. 
Jul 2014

11800 mi
Strut boots replaced and TSB completed (replace front strut bearings). A couple days after repair, heard clunking noise again - problem not fixed. Over the next several weeks, clunking noise heard more often and got louder. 
Aug 2014

12800 mi
Tried to recreate clunking noise w/tech riding in vehicle; unable to. Left car at dealer, and they tried to recreate later that day and couldn't. Left car overnight, and next day they were able to recreate clunk & diagnose - differential. 
Sep 2014

13082 mi
Dealer replaced entire rear differential unit. All covered under warranty. Have not heard clunking noise since repair. 
Apr 2016

32000 mi
After driving home from work, rear passenger tire was hot to touch and there was distinct smell of hot metal. Called dealer, they said it is caused by brake pad locking up in bracket. Will replace pads and turn rotors-covered under warranty 

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2014 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mazda CX-5 in Washington, United States
Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

9000 mi
Transmission jumps out of third gear. Dealer unable to replicate and therefore did not fix. Problem still exists. 
Mazda CX-5 in Illinois, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2016
Jul 2014

8300 mi
Check engine light came on with code PO128. Which to me seems like a stupid thing to make the light come on. They had a TSB that stated for them to reprogram the PCM for this issue.  

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2013.5 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

turbocharged 148hp 2.2L I4 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda CX-5 in Spain
Sep 2013 - Sep 2015
Nov 2014

15900 mi
Seat going down after sitting on it for long journey 

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