5th Generation (2006—2007) B4000 Problems

This generations ranks 11th out of 38 Mazda generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the clutch (50%), electrical (50%), and the transmission (50%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Keeps Blowing Slave Cylinder 1 complaints at an average of 10,000 miles in the 2006 Mazda B4000.
  2. Difficulties Shifting 1 complaints at an average of 33,554 miles in the 2007 Mazda B4000.
  3. Oil Pressure Gauge Inaccurate 1 complaints at an average of 171,000 miles in the 1999 Mazda B4000.

What B4000 Year is Most Reliable?

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 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2007 1 0 0 0.39
2006 1 0 0 0.69
1999 1 0 0 0.11

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