1st Gen (2007 – 2015) Mazda CX-9 Problems

The 1st generation of the CX-9 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 7.07. That can be compared against other Mazda generations. Shopping for a Mazda? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2007–2015 CX-9 model years have sent in 171 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the brakes (36%) followed by the engine (13%) and the transmission (7%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Mazda model years.

Watch out for the 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2015 8
2014 15
2013 11
2012 38
2011 25
2010 30
2009 3
2008 30
2007 11

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