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2016 Mazda CX-5 repairs by problem area

Engine (7%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (2%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (36%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (36%)

Other (2%)

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2016 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-5 in Florida, United States
Jun 2015 - Oct 2016
Aug 2015 Left entire springs, strut and assembly replace due to a squeaky noise when braking Sunroof leak along the seam. Driver side rear quarter panel had a mark on the clear oat from the plastic applied to protect it during transport. 
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
Aug 2015 - Feb 2016
Feb 2016

7000 mi
Engine fuel evaporative valve stuck closed causing CEL. Dealership replaced purge valve. 
Mazda CX-5 in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2015 - Mar 2016
Jan 2016

3080 mi
The in dash GPS system would not respond correctly to voice commands, was missing street info and periodically would go blank. Resetting the GPS did not help. Dealer advised a map update but this has not resolved the problem. Issue ongoing. 
Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2015 - Sep 2016
Nov 2015

8000 mi
Squeak coming from front end, generally when braking at low speed. Noise has not gone away from two separate dealer visits. 
Sep 2016

16000 mi
Squeak in front end diminished on its own but never went away. We still heard the squeak 50 percent of the time. 
Mazda CX-5 in Texas, United States
Sep 2015 - Oct 2016
Dec 2015

1000 mi
Found that the passenger side rear reflector (in bumper) was not secured into bumper properly. It would push in when touched. Dealer attempted to secure it, but couldn't, so entire new bumper assemply was ordered, painted,and installed. 
Jul 2016

5300 mi
The leather drivers seat cover was replaced as it would not properly fasten at the bottom front lip. The newly replaced seat cover now has the same issue. Repair tech damaged door sill paint upon reinstalling seat. 
Mazda CX-5 in Georgia, United States
Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Sep 2015

8000 mi
Passengers front seat stitching faulty Front passengers side foot/console panel keeps popping out 
Mar 2016

13000 mi
Cloudy "haze" increasing on inside of headlights (both, front) 

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2016 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

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

Mazda CX-5 in Massachusetts, United States
May 2016 - Dec 2016
Jul 2016

2300 mi
Leak in condenser 
Mazda CX-5 in Michigan, United States
Apr 2016 - Dec 2016
Jul 2016

3000 mi
Check Engine Soon Light came out twice within one month. PC module was replaced. 
Mazda CX-5 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2015 - Jan 2017
Jul 2016

16280 mi
1. Speaker rumbles the door trip (fit and finish issue) 2. Music button on centre console got stuck pressed inside and won't come out (fit and finish issue). 3. Nav froze 5 times with no ability to restart when charging phone. Doors won't lock when walking away from vehicle with smart key. 
Jan 2017

24800 mi
Ambient temperature sensor bust. Replaced by dealer under warranty. 
Mazda CX-5 in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2015 - Jan 2017
Jun 2016

17360 mi
Broken gimball cracking sound when turning. 
Dec 2016

26040 mi
I reported hard shifting and knock feel from transmission when i let go of the accelerator and re-accelerate. They test drive and report same thing. Reset and reprogramm computer seem ok for now. Will have to see on long run. 
Mazda CX-5 in Ohio, United States
Feb 2015 - Feb 2017
Feb 2017

18000 mi
LED Daytime running light inoperable on driver's side. 
Mazda CX-5 in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2015 - Dec 2016
Oct 2016

16740 mi
Parking brake light would illuminate during acceleration. Was more frequent during cold weather. After two trips to the dealer, the problem was the FSC (camera). Replaced under warranty and that strangely solved the problem. 
Mazda CX-5 in Iowa, United States
Aug 2016 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

9000 mi
The locking mechanism that hold center console lid down broke off. Center console lid would not stay down as a result. 
Mazda CX-5 in Iowa, United States
Jul 2015 - Jan 2017
Apr 2016

17000 mi
Front tire pressure sensor went bad. Took the dealer four tries to reset the sensor. The first three times they did not attempt to reset it and told me they did reset the sensor. Very frustrating. 
Sep 2016

25000 mi
Center lid latch broke 
Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2016 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

8000 mi
GPS freezes 
Mazda CX-5 in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2015 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

10000 mi
Noisy heater/AC blower motor replaced under warranty. It was making a growling noise at low fan speeds. Replacement blower motor is quiet. 
Mazda CX-5 in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2015 - Dec 2016
Mar 2016

4000 mi
intermittent message on dash display that smart city brake support has malfunctioned. 
May 2016

4700 mi
Repeated dead battery if car is not used for a week or more. 
Sep 2016

8000 mi
Vehicle would not start. Towed to dealer. Dealer found battery defective, would not charge. Replaced battery Navigation/radio screen not working. Totally black. This occurred within 12 hours of previous dealer visit to replace defective battery. Dealer did not have necessary parts (CMU) to attempt repair. Waiting on parts. 
Dec 2016

10000 mi
Drivers seat-- leather tearing again at seams-- Dealer sent to upholstery shop for repairs, done incorrectly, sent back to upholstery shop, drivers seat back upper leather section replaced 
Mazda CX-5 in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2015 - Dec 2016
Nov 2015

1000 mi
Transmission died @ 400 miles.; engine would rev up and suddenly slam in when stopped at a light, stop sign, etc. Dealer replaced w/new (supposedly) transmission. 1000+ miles now, and so far so good. 
Mazda CX-5 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Sep 2015

1000 mi
At 772 miles, car would not engage in drive then would slam into gear. When trying to accelerate would start slipping badly. Warning lights: TPMS, TCS then AT & engine. Transmission replaced, was told Sports Mode was causing internal failure 
Apr 2016

8300 mi
Grinding noise from front wheels when braking, per paperwork-rotors had excessive rust with surface pitting. To repair, rotors were resurfaced 
Mazda CX-5 in Illinois, United States
Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
Aug 2015 Rattle from glove box in new vehicle. On closer inspection, a trim piece underneath the glove box had come unsecured. I asked the dealer to repair. Dealer secured the piece and confirmed no damage to the clip. Rattle stopped. 
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
Oct 2015 - Mar 2016
Dec 2015

5000 mi
Squeaking sound coming from left rear of vehicle when traveling 0 -20 miles per hour. Occurs on local streets either when the car is cold, stopped on a error or on warm weather. Sound comes and goes and is not constant. 
Mar 2016

5000 mi
Same as December. Rear left brakes squeak. Issue unresolved 
Mazda CX-5 in Colorado, United States
Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Feb 2016

2000 mi
Screw holding driver's side sun visor fell out and was lost. 
Mazda CX-5 in Washington, United States
Aug 2015 - Apr 2016
Apr 2016

7000 mi
Transmission started hesitating while shifting from neutral, reverse, or stop lights up to 30 secs. Shifts were very hard. Transmission was replaced under warranty. 
Mazda CX-5 in California, United States
May 2015 - Oct 2015
Jun 2015

1000 mi
Navigation/Audio system would crash and not reboot without shutting car down for 30 minutes, then restarting. Dealer installed a software update (version 55.000) for the infotainment system. This problem began to occur on day 1 of ownership. 
Oct 2015

7000 mi
Smart City Brake System developed a fault,the dash light was illuminated warning that the system was malfunctioning. Tech said it was due to a "low voltage event" but nothing needed to be replaced. Battery checked out good. Code was cleared. 
Mazda CX-5 in Maryland, United States
May 2016 - Feb 2017
Jan 2017

7000 mi
The check engine light came on, and I took the car to the dealership. They "reflashed" something and I was on my way. 
Mazda CX-5 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2015 - Feb 2017
May 2016

10000 mi
Center console lid latch, broke, cheap plastic used for latch 
Feb 2017

18000 mi
Battery, car would not start, slow cranking, finally battery dead, AAA started car, said need new battery, took to dealer, whereas dealer said battery was fine...strange this issue was...car has been starting OK since.... 

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2016 Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Mazda CX-5 in New York, United States
Apr 2015 - Dec 2016
Mar 2016

15000 mi
Rear seat latch Assembly 

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