What's Wrong with the Mazda MPV?

MPV owners have made 66 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (54%), followed by the electrical (12%) and the transmission (10%).

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 MPV.

Comparing MPV Generations

Watch out for the 2nd generation's (2000–2006) 2.28 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen MPV 2000–2006
52 2.28
1st Gen MPV 1992–1999
14 0.49

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    The Worst MPV 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.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 1994 (2), 1997 (2), 2001 (2), 2006 (2), 1998 (1), 1996 (0), 1995 (0), and 1999 (0).