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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, 9.5 months of data per B-Series Truck, average 105000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Mazda B-Series Truck   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 B-Series Trucks, 10.4 months of data per B-Series Truck, average 115300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2002 Mazda B-Series Truck   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 B-Series Trucks, 9.4 months of data per B-Series Truck, average 117500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda CX-3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 CX-3s, 7.6 months of data per CX-3, average 14700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda CX-5 17
20.8074534161% 20.8074534161% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  128 CX-5s, 8.4 months of data per CX-5, average 12400 miles
2015 Mazda CX-5 12
7.14285714286% 7.14285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  64 CX-5s, 10.6 months of data per CX-5, average 25800 miles
2014 Mazda CX-5 14
6.15763546798% 6.15763546798% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  81 CX-5s, 9.3 months of data per CX-5, average 38500 miles
2013 Mazda CX-5 13
2.53456221198% 2.53456221198% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  56 CX-5s, 10.0 months of data per CX-5, average 53100 miles
2011 Mazda CX-7   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 CX-7s, 7.7 months of data per CX-7, average 76900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2008 Mazda CX-7   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 CX-7s, 8.5 months of data per CX-7, average 91100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Mazda CX-7   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 CX-7s, 8.7 months of data per CX-7, average 101500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2017 Mazda CX-9   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 CX-9s, 6.3 months of data per CX-9, average 5000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda CX-9   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 CX-9s, 6.3 months of data per CX-9, average 5000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2013 Mazda CX-9   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 CX-9s, 9.2 months of data per CX-9, average 44800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Mazda CX-9   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 CX-9s, 7.5 months of data per CX-9, average 45000 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Mazda CX-9 32
25.4578754579% 25.4578754579% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  31 CX-9s, 8.6 months of data per CX-9, average 76500 miles
2010 Mazda CX-9   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  23 CX-9s, 9.4 months of data per CX-9, average 77400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2009 Mazda CX-9 89
80.2857142857% 80.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  26 CX-9s, 9.4 months of data per CX-9, average 90200 miles
2008 Mazda CX-9 48
28.4415584416% 28.4415584416% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  38 CX-9s, 9.2 months of data per CX-9, average 98300 miles
2007 Mazda CX-9   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 CX-9s, 8.3 months of data per CX-9, average 112500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Mazda Mazda2   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Mazda2s, 8.6 months of data per Mazda2, average 51500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2017 Mazda Mazda3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Mazda3s, 3.3 months of data per Mazda3, average 3700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda Mazda3 18
23.2919254658% 23.2919254658% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  46 Mazda3s, 8.7 months of data per Mazda3, average 7700 miles
2015 Mazda Mazda3 18
21.4285714286% 21.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  74 Mazda3s, 9.7 months of data per Mazda3, average 19900 miles
2014 Mazda Mazda3 25
27.8325123153% 27.8325123153% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  100 Mazda3s, 10.0 months of data per Mazda3, average 30500 miles

Redesigned.
2013 Mazda Mazda3 11
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  53 Mazda3s, 9.9 months of data per Mazda3, average 43500 miles
2012 Mazda Mazda3 29
28.7878787879% 28.7878787879% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  73 Mazda3s, 9.7 months of data per Mazda3, average 58800 miles
2012 Mazda MazdaSpeed3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 MazdaSpeed3s, 8.4 months of data per MazdaSpeed3, average 50200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Mazda Mazda3 6
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  40 Mazda3s, 9.9 months of data per Mazda3, average 57700 miles
2010 Mazda Mazda3 30
20.3832752613% 20.3832752613% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  78 Mazda3s, 9.8 months of data per Mazda3, average 76200 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2010 Mazda MazdaSpeed3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 MazdaSpeed3s, 9.8 months of data per MazdaSpeed3, average 74600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2009 Mazda Mazda3 44
28.8571428571% 28.8571428571% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  35 Mazda3s, 10.2 months of data per Mazda3, average 94100 miles

Includes 2008.5s.
2009 Mazda MazdaSpeed3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 MazdaSpeed3s, 9.7 months of data per MazdaSpeed3, average 75200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 Mazda Mazda3 53
33.6363636364% 33.6363636364% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  48 Mazda3s, 10.4 months of data per Mazda3, average 98000 miles
2007 Mazda Mazda3 54
31.7733990148% 31.7733990148% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  44 Mazda3s, 9.6 months of data per Mazda3, average 108700 miles

First model year for the MazdaSpeed3.
2007 Mazda MazdaSpeed3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 MazdaSpeed3s, 10.3 months of data per MazdaSpeed3, average 85700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda Mazda3 54
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  39 Mazda3s, 9.1 months of data per Mazda3, average 117100 miles
2005 Mazda Mazda3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Mazda3s, 9.2 months of data per Mazda3, average 122700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2004 Mazda Mazda3   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Mazda3s, 9.2 months of data per Mazda3, average 130400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Mazda Mazda5 30
30.5194805195% 30.5194805195% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  32 Mazda5s, 10.1 months of data per Mazda5, average 60200 miles

Redesigned. The second-generation Mazda5 has been much more reliable than the first.
2010 Mazda Mazda5 46
42.6829268293% 42.6829268293% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  28 Mazda5s, 10.4 months of data per Mazda5, average 88200 miles
2009 Mazda Mazda5 50
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  31 Mazda5s, 10.0 months of data per Mazda5, average 95600 miles
2008 Mazda Mazda5   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Mazda5s, 8.7 months of data per Mazda5, average 115700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Mazda Mazda5   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Mazda5s, 8.8 months of data per Mazda5, average 107900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda Mazda5   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 Mazda5s, 10.2 months of data per Mazda5, average 80400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda Mazda6 13
10.8695652174% 10.8695652174% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  68 Mazda6s, 9.5 months of data per Mazda6, average 11300 miles
2015 Mazda Mazda6 25
38.0952380952% 38.0952380952% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  46 Mazda6s, 10.4 months of data per Mazda6, average 25700 miles
2014 Mazda Mazda6 8
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  67 Mazda6s, 8.5 months of data per Mazda6, average 36700 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, 10.6 months of data per Mazda6, average 76300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2009 Mazda Mazda6 47
32.2857142857% 32.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  36 Mazda6s, 9.1 months of data per Mazda6, average 85800 miles

Redesigned for this model year. This stat has been much lower than that for the 2010 for over a year.
2007 Mazda Mazda6   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Mazda6s, 7.7 months of data per Mazda6, average 105100 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda Mazda6 43
24.0740740741% 24.0740740741% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  28 Mazda6s, 8.9 months of data per Mazda6, average 100900 miles
2006 Mazda MazdaSpeed6   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 MazdaSpeed6s, 9.0 months of data per MazdaSpeed6, average 119900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Mazda Mazda6   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Mazda6s, 8.5 months of data per Mazda6, average 135200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Mazda Mazda6 48
26.6917293233% 26.6917293233% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  29 Mazda6s, 7.0 months of data per Mazda6, average 142400 miles
2004 Mazda MPV   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 MPVs, 10.2 months of data per MPV, average 147900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Mazda MPV   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 MPVs, 9.8 months of data per MPV, average 145100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata 33
60.5590062112% 60.5590062112% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  40 MX-5 Miatas, 9.2 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 5600 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, 9.6 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 35600 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, 9.6 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 47400 miles

Like other sports cars, low average odometer reading.
2007 Mazda MX-5 Miata   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  24 MX-5 Miatas, 9.2 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 68500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata 18
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  35 MX-5 Miatas, 9.6 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 68300 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
  15 MX-5 Miatas, 10.0 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 79500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2002 Mazda MX-5 Miata   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 MX-5 Miatas, 9.5 months of data per MX-5 Miata, average 61100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Mazda Protege 78
40.4761904762% 40.4761904762% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  30 Proteges, 8.7 months of data per Protege, average 140400 miles

Watch out for rust where the roads are salted.
2002 Mazda Protege   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Proteges, 7.5 months of data per Protege, average 145300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2004 Mazda RX-8   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 RX-8s, 9.2 months of data per RX-8, average 87400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Mazda Tribute 59
65.0183150183% 65.0183150183% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  28 Tributes, 8.8 months of data per Tribute, average 76500 miles
2010 Mazda Tribute 62
64.9825783972% 64.9825783972% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  49 Tributes, 9.0 months of data per Tribute, average 86100 miles

This model year has been much worse than the 2009 and 2011 for over a year. Unclear why.
2009 Mazda Tribute 63
50.5714285714% 50.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  41 Tributes, 9.7 months of data per Tribute, average 90800 miles
2008 Mazda Tribute 34
13.8961038961% 13.8961038961% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  45 Tributes, 10.1 months of data per Tribute, average 97700 miles
2007 Mazda Tribute   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Tributes, 9.9 months of data per Tribute, average 146800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2006 Mazda Tribute 30
10.3174603175% 10.3174603175% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  25 Tributes, 9.6 months of data per Tribute, average 138400 miles
2005 Mazda Tribute 59
27.4327122153% 27.4327122153% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  27 Tributes, 8.3 months of data per Tribute, average 133700 miles
2003 Mazda Tribute   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Tributes, 7.5 months of data per Tribute, average 157400 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
Reputation for reliability. 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
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 4dr 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 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
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
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 SUV turbocharged 250hp 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Not familar with Mazda so I was unsure 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