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Mazda CX-5 Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

248 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Mazda CX-5. 19 of these members (7.7%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 17 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Mazda CX-5s--an average of 0.1 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, 14% to the transmission, 1% to the brakes, 2% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 37% to the body and trim, and 13% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 123 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten Mazda CX-5 Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2014 Mazda CX-5

Engine not specified

Mazda CX-5 in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2013 2000    
3300 0 I have a manual transmission that was popping out of third gear. The transmission was replaced under warranty. 
13000  

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2014 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-5 in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2013 620    
2320 0 engaging into drive after 5 seconds 
3100  
Mazda CX-5 in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2013 5000    
5000 0 Car de-accelerated on the road. Had to pull over and restart car. 

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2013 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-5 in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2012 0    
7500 0 Stomp the gas at highway speed and you can hear very loud clunk that vibrates the entire vehicle. 
13000  
Mazda CX-5 in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012 3000    
21000 0 Transmission shock on shifting from park, and some increased shock when downshifting at highway speeds (automatic transmission) 
27000 0 Transmission was blowing downshift from 5th to 4th, articulated problem to dealer with conditions that caused issue. Dealer referred to Mazda hotline. Mazda replaced transmission in entirety. 
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 Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 0    
6820 0 The transmission died during a uphill. It would rev. but no acceleration at all. Pull over on the side shut the car for 30 second and it work fine after that. 
20460  
Mazda CX-5 in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 2000    
17000 0 Minor leak was discovered on differential case. Differential was replaced under warranty. 
28000  
Mazda CX-5 in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 6000    
7000 0 Mazda installed a data recorder to capture transmission (mis)behavior (first reported 5/22/12). Data recorder caused car to malfunction, Mazda NA impounded for 3 days to diagnose. NHTSA OID 10488066. http://goo.gl/BNpnJ 
20000 0 6 Speed Automatic Transmission -- 3 issues (could not fit details in this text box) Cruise Control – inaccurate at highway speeds 
 

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