What's Wrong with the Mazda CX-5?

CX-5 owners have made 243 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the windows (18%), followed by the engine (17%) and the brakes (17%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the CX-5.

Comparing CX-5 Generations

You should avoid the 1st generation (2013–2016) CX-5 because of its overall PainRank™ of 19.83. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen CX-5 2017–2018
12 2.76
1st Gen CX-5 2013–2016
231 19.83

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    The Worst CX-5 Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.