The 2nd generation of the MX-5 Miata has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.37. That can be compared against other Mazda generations. Shopping for a Mazda? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 1999–2005 MX-5 Miata model years have sent in 8 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (25%) followed by the engine (25%) and the other (25%).