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Mazda MPV Powertrain and Chassis Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending December 31, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Mazda MPV

Mazda MPV Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Minivan 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
no major problems after 50k, just do regular maint. and you will love this car full 2006 Mazda MPV review
2005 4dr Minivan 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Overall few problems thus far, solid mechanics except for a few known issues full 2005 Mazda MPV review
2003 4dr Minivan 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
After 75,000 miles, our MOV has only required one minor repair. full 2003 Mazda MPV review
Mazda MPV Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Minivan 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
problems like the ignition coils and rear wheel well rust are well known to owner. full 2005 Mazda MPV review
2002 4dr Minivan 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Evaporative emmision control problems. Poor transmission performance. full 2002 Mazda MPV review
2002 4dr Minivan 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Quite a few reports of tranny problems. The 3.0L V6 is a Ford Duratec modified by Mazda, so it worries me a bit. full 2002 Mazda MPV review