The 1st generation of the CX-5 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 19.83. That can be compared against other Mazda generations. Shopping for a Mazda? You should avoid this generation like the plague that it is.
Owners of the 2013–2016 CX-5 model years have sent in 231 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the windows (19%) followed by the brakes (17%) and the engine (17%).