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2012 Mazda CX-9 Problems and Repair Histories

35 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Mazda CX-9. 6 of these members (17.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 9 repairs to 2012 Mazda CX-9s--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Mazda CX-9 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Mazda CX-9 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 Mazda CX-9 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2012 Mazda CX-9 repairs by problem area

11% of the 2012 Mazda CX-9 repairs were to the transmission, 33% to the brakes, 11% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 22% to the body and trim, and 22% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 9 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2012 Mazda CX-9 problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Mazda CX-9 4dr SUV

273-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Mazda CX-9 in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2012 0    
2000 0 Rubber seal surrounding headlight on driver's side was improperly installed; replacement required removal of bumper, grille and headlight assembly (4 hours to complete), loaner car provided 
13000 0 Windshield wipers got out of sync and crashed into each other. Driver side wiper arm bent and passenger side wiper arm stripped at base (where it attaches to motor). All parts of both wipers replaced, but one had to ordered. 
24000 290 Front brake rotors caused increasing pedal/steering wheel vibration, replaced with aftermarket rotors at 22k b/c dealer refused to replace under warranty. Paid $190 for the parts and my mechanic installed for $100. 

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2012 Mazda CX-9 4dr SUV

273-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Mazda CX-9 in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2013 0    
6200 0 Both front rotors needed replacement. Rust buildup between rotor and hub caused warping which in turn caused brake oscillation...very unconrfortable braking. 
Mazda CX-9 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2013 11000    
21300 0 Hiss or whistle from under dash when brake pressed and held. Pedal mushy but brakes still worked. Diagnosed as a failed vacuum booster for the master cylinder. Replaced by dealer under warranty. 
28000  
Mazda CX-9 in North Dakota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012 4000    
6000 0 Manual lift plastic gate handle broke off and had to be replaced 
13000 0 Differential started to leak. Was replaced with a brand-new unit, which started to leak again. Another replacement of seals in the differential and the car appears fine. Tool altogether 3 trips within the span of a month. 
Mazda CX-9 in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012 0    
6000 0 TPMS light came on 
20000  
Mazda CX-9 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2013 4000    
6000 0 Driver side mirror vibration 

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