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Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2004 Mazda B-Series Truck   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 B-Series Trucks, 10.2 months of data per B-Series Truck, average 99800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Mazda B-Series Truck   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 B-Series Trucks, 8.9 months of data per B-Series Truck, average 108000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2002 Mazda B-Series Truck   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 B-Series Trucks, 9.7 months of data per B-Series Truck, average 112700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda CX-5 18
21.4285714286% 21.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  129 CX-5s, 7.7 months of data per CX-5, average 10900 miles
2015 Mazda CX-5 12
7.14285714286% 7.14285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  66 CX-5s, 10.3 months of data per CX-5, average 23000 miles
2014 Mazda CX-5 15
10.3174603175% 10.3174603175% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  84 CX-5s, 9.4 months of data per CX-5, average 35900 miles
2013 Mazda CX-5 13
3.33333333333% 3.33333333333% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  55 CX-5s, 10.5 months of data per CX-5, average 50700 miles
2011 Mazda CX-7   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 CX-7s, 7.3 months of data per CX-7, average 75300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2008 Mazda CX-7   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 CX-7s, 10.0 months of data per CX-7, average 90400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Mazda CX-7   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 CX-7s, 8.4 months of data per CX-7, average 101100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2013 Mazda CX-9   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 CX-9s, 8.6 months of data per CX-9, average 39100 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Mazda CX-9   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 CX-9s, 8.3 months of data per CX-9, average 42700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Mazda CX-9 26
14.8083623693% 14.8083623693% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  34 CX-9s, 9.4 months of data per CX-9, average 72500 miles
2010 Mazda CX-9 48
47.1428571429% 47.1428571429% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  26 CX-9s, 9.6 months of data per CX-9, average 77400 miles
2009 Mazda CX-9 85
79.7619047619% 79.7619047619% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  27 CX-9s, 9.4 months of data per CX-9, average 89300 miles
2008 Mazda CX-9 67
50.8086253369% 50.8086253369% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  37 CX-9s, 10.7 months of data per CX-9, average 95400 miles
2007 Mazda CX-9 83
58.9588377724% 58.9588377724% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  25 CX-9s, 8.7 months of data per CX-9, average 111900 miles

First model year. Much higher reported repair frequency than a year ago. The wheel bearings and lower front control arms could be common problem areas.
2011 Mazda Mazda2   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  23 Mazda2s, 8.8 months of data per Mazda2, average 50800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda Mazda3 24
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  40 Mazda3s, 7.4 months of data per Mazda3, average 6300 miles
2015 Mazda Mazda3 19
23.8095238095% 23.8095238095% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  82 Mazda3s, 9.0 months of data per Mazda3, average 17200 miles
2014 Mazda Mazda3 22
25.1322751323% 25.1322751323% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  102 Mazda3s, 10.2 months of data per Mazda3, average 27300 miles

Redesigned.
2013 Mazda Mazda3 14
5.2380952381% 5.2380952381% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  51 Mazda3s, 10.0 months of data per Mazda3, average 39800 miles
2012 Mazda Mazda3 18
12.8571428571% 12.8571428571% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  76 Mazda3s, 9.7 months of data per Mazda3, average 56300 miles
2012 Mazda MazdaSpeed3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 MazdaSpeed3s, 8.4 months of data per MazdaSpeed3, average 47800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Mazda Mazda3 6
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  38 Mazda3s, 10.6 months of data per Mazda3, average 55600 miles
2010 Mazda Mazda3 29
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  81 Mazda3s, 9.8 months of data per Mazda3, average 74900 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2010 Mazda MazdaSpeed3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 MazdaSpeed3s, 9.5 months of data per MazdaSpeed3, average 69000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2009 Mazda Mazda3 32
16.6666666667% 16.6666666667% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  34 Mazda3s, 10.1 months of data per Mazda3, average 90300 miles

Includes 2008.5s.
2009 Mazda MazdaSpeed3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 MazdaSpeed3s, 10.9 months of data per MazdaSpeed3, average 75000 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 Mazda Mazda3 53
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  49 Mazda3s, 10.1 months of data per Mazda3, average 96600 miles
2007 Mazda Mazda3 42
19.2493946731% 19.2493946731% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  46 Mazda3s, 10.0 months of data per Mazda3, average 107300 miles

First model year for the MazdaSpeed3.
2007 Mazda MazdaSpeed3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 MazdaSpeed3s, 9.1 months of data per MazdaSpeed3, average 82000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda Mazda3 50
32.4797843666% 32.4797843666% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  38 Mazda3s, 9.5 months of data per Mazda3, average 115500 miles
2005 Mazda Mazda3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Mazda3s, 10.0 months of data per Mazda3, average 122900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2004 Mazda Mazda3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Mazda3s, 9.8 months of data per Mazda3, average 127600 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Mazda Mazda5 24
24.2857142857% 24.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  33 Mazda5s, 9.2 months of data per Mazda5, average 57800 miles

Redesigned. The second-generation Mazda5 has been much more reliable than the first.
2010 Mazda Mazda5 32
24.2857142857% 24.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  28 Mazda5s, 9.5 months of data per Mazda5, average 83900 miles
2009 Mazda Mazda5 46
33.3333333333% 33.3333333333% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  31 Mazda5s, 10.1 months of data per Mazda5, average 93700 miles
2008 Mazda Mazda5   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Mazda5s, 9.1 months of data per Mazda5, average 113300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2007 Mazda Mazda5   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Mazda5s, 10.6 months of data per Mazda5, average 106600 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda Mazda5   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Mazda5s, 10.2 months of data per Mazda5, average 79300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda Mazda6 12
7.14285714286% 7.14285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  66 Mazda6s, 8.7 months of data per Mazda6, average 10300 miles
2015 Mazda Mazda6 22
30.9523809524% 30.9523809524% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  45 Mazda6s, 11.0 months of data per Mazda6, average 23200 miles
2014 Mazda Mazda6 23
27.2486772487% 27.2486772487% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  68 Mazda6s, 9.3 months of data per Mazda6, average 34200 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Past common problems with door weatherstripping, infotainment system.
2010 Mazda Mazda6   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Mazda6s, 11.2 months of data per Mazda6, average 73500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2009 Mazda Mazda6 43
29.7619047619% 29.7619047619% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  37 Mazda6s, 9.1 months of data per Mazda6, average 84000 miles

Redesigned for this model year. This stat has been much lower than that for the 2010 for over a year.
2008 Mazda Mazda6   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Mazda6s, 9.0 months of data per Mazda6, average 95900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Mazda Mazda6   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Mazda6s, 8.3 months of data per Mazda6, average 106900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda Mazda6 34
15.2291105121% 15.2291105121% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  29 Mazda6s, 8.6 months of data per Mazda6, average 96800 miles
2006 Mazda MazdaSpeed6   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 MazdaSpeed6s, 8.3 months of data per MazdaSpeed6, average 114800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Mazda Mazda6   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Mazda6s, 8.7 months of data per Mazda6, average 130900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Mazda Mazda6 55
31.8401937046% 31.8401937046% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 Mazda6s, 7.6 months of data per Mazda6, average 131800 miles
2004 Mazda MPV   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 MPVs, 8.4 months of data per MPV, average 147100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Mazda MPV   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 MPVs, 10.5 months of data per MPV, average 145100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata 25
38.0952380952% 38.0952380952% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  33 MX-5 Miatas, 8.9 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 4700 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Very good so far. Like other sports cars, low average odometer reading.
2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 MX-5 Miatas, 9.0 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 35500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata 10
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  25 MX-5 Miatas, 9.9 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 47400 miles

Like other sports cars, low average odometer reading.
2007 Mazda MX-5 Miata 33
10.5326876513% 10.5326876513% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  26 MX-5 Miatas, 9.8 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 67300 miles

Like other sports cars, low average odometer reading.
2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata 17
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  37 MX-5 Miatas, 9.5 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 66900 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Like other sports cars, low average odometer reading.
2004 Mazda MX-5 Miata   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 MX-5 Miatas, 9.7 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 80200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2002 Mazda MX-5 Miata   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 MX-5 Miatas, 8.0 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 62400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Mazda Protege 82
44.5674044266% 44.5674044266% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  31 Proteges, 9.4 months of data per Protege, average 139400 miles

Watch out for rust where the roads are salted.
2002 Mazda Protege   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Proteges, 7.8 months of data per Protege, average 145300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda RX-8   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 RX-8s, 8.8 months of data per RX-8, average 63500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Mazda RX-8   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 RX-8s, 8.3 months of data per RX-8, average 84400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Mazda RX-8   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 RX-8s, 10.2 months of data per RX-8, average 88100 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Mazda Tribute 53
52.4390243902% 52.4390243902% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  27 Tributes, 10.0 months of data per Tribute, average 74000 miles
2010 Mazda Tribute 60
64.2857142857% 64.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  49 Tributes, 9.8 months of data per Tribute, average 85900 miles

This model year has been much worse than the 2009 and 2011 for over a year. Unclear why.
2009 Mazda Tribute 51
39.2857142857% 39.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  44 Tributes, 10.1 months of data per Tribute, average 89200 miles
2008 Mazda Tribute 53
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  44 Tributes, 10.4 months of data per Tribute, average 96100 miles
2007 Mazda Tribute   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Tributes, 9.3 months of data per Tribute, average 141500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda Tribute 35
16.307277628% 16.307277628% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  28 Tributes, 9.7 months of data per Tribute, average 134100 miles
2005 Mazda Tribute 71
37.3706004141% 37.3706004141% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  26 Tributes, 9.1 months of data per Tribute, average 131600 miles
2004 Mazda Tribute   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Tributes, 9.1 months of data per Tribute, average 126000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Mazda Tribute   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 Tributes, 7.7 months of data per Tribute, average 161600 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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Mazda Reliability

You won't find Mazda reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Mazda truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Mazda reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Mazda was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Mazda has been recently.

What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Mazda

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Mazda

Mazda Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr Minivan 157-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It's not a Honda or Toyota, but it's also not a Dodge. One alternative considered was the Dodge Caravan, but a quick look at the numbers spooked me. Talking to actual past owners killed the deal. I wanted a keeper. see full Mazda review
2013 4dr SUV 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
This last category was hard to choose because there are so many things this Mazda does well, but the brand does have a very good reputation for being built well and being reliable and I did have an older '89 626 that was very reliable and lasted until the trannie gave out at 165K miles. I'm sure it could've gone on for many more miles past that, but it didn't make sense to pay $3000+ to fix the transmission on a car that was only worth a little more than half that at the time. If this new car is as good as that one, I'll be a happy camper! see full Mazda review
2013 4dr SUV 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The CX-5 has been a great performer for my small family (just the wife and I). It is our little adventure-mobile and doubles as my daily driver. I only have 20k miles on it, but it has been a great performer with awesome reliability. see full Mazda review
2012 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It was neck and neck between the Mazda3 and the MINI COOPER. I had my heart set on the MINI, but reliability was the deciding factor. I spent countless hours researching vehicles over the last several months and was very dismayed at all the mechanical issues that plague the MINI. On the other hand the Mazda3 seems to be very much trouble free. I really wanted a MINI, but I knew its 'cool' fun to drive personality wouldn't be enough to overcome the reliability headaches I could expect. see full Mazda review
2012 4dr Hatch 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I do have to hand it to this car; it's been DEAD RELIABLE. Nothing has been broken enough to warrant a trip to the shop. THe only issue I had was with the heater fan making noise, and then the heater stopped working at the end of last winter, but it is woring normally now, without a repair. see full Mazda review
2011 4dr Sedan 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Consumer Reports top rated is always a good choice. see full Mazda review
2011 4dr Sedan 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Reputation for reliability. see full Mazda review
2010 4dr Hatch 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Always rated well see full Mazda review
2010 4dr Sedan 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Mazda has been a reliable purveyor of fun cars, and its Mazda 3 is no disappointment. The new-for-2010 version features overhauled sheetmetal and extra cabin refinement, and a 3 s Sport model. see full Mazda review
2010 4dr Sedan 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I;ve had them in past and have had no warranty issues and other than regular maintenance had not had to take them in to get serviced. see full Mazda review
Mazda Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr SUV 155-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
This is an unknown. I haven't had any problems to date, but the car has been on the market for less than a year. see full Mazda review
2011 2dr Hatch 100-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Have a squeaking sound that turned up in the back of the cargo area after 20,000 and have not been able to diagnose what the issue is, nor could the dealer. Drivers seat creaks as well. Paint is thin and doesn't hold up to rock chips very well. see full Mazda review
2010 4dr Hatch 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
The drivetrain reliability on this car is awful. Clutch started failing at 40K, axles have gone bad, wheel bearings have gone bad, suspension has been replaced.. see full Mazda review
2010 4dr Sedan 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
According to various sources it is not as good as Honda/Toyota. I had 0 problems with the 3. In equal time and distance the Corrola had given me some light headache though. see full Mazda review
2010 4dr Minivan 157-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
PRESENT RECALL ON MAZDA 5 AND 3 P/S SYSTEM see full Mazda review
2009 4dr Hatch 184-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I got this from previous owner. see full Mazda review
2009 4dr Coupe 232-horsepower 1.3L R2
6-speed manual RWD
I haven't had any problems with my RX-8 yet (knock on wood - 36,000 miles and counting), but it certainly has developed a reputation for premature engine failure. Early-production series one models seem to be particularly at risk. Conversely, Mazda supposedly fixed many of the problems by the time it rolled out the series two (2009 and later) models like mine - something to think about if you're seriously considering an RX-8. A well-known but worth repeating fact is that the RX-8 requires its owner to be very attentive to its oil level, as the rotary burns a not incosiderable amount of oil during the course of normal operation. This hasn't bothered me, as I'm not troubled by spending five minutes every few weeks to check the oil, but those who don't have the time or the interest should look elsewhere. I've found that my RX-8 needs two quarts of oil roughly every 1,500 miles. see full Mazda review
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
turbo might be unreliable see full Mazda review
2008 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
My alternator went out after 10,000 miles of gentle driving. It happened to fail as I was driving through the coastal Oregon mountains, causing me to lose power steering intermittently on the twisties. Inexcusable for modern, brand-new automobile!! see full Mazda review
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 250hp 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Not familar with Mazda so I was unsure see full Mazda review