2nd Generation (2006—2011) MAZDA5 Problems

This generations ranks 27th out of 38 Mazda generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the suspension (26%), engine (12%), and the wheels (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Engine Blew 2 complaints at an average of 119,824 miles in the 2006 Mazda MAZDA5.
  2. Severe Squeaks From Underneath Vehicle 4 complaints at an average of 37,250 miles in the 2006 Mazda MAZDA5.
  3. Premature Clutch Failure 1 complaints at an average of 55,000 miles in the 2009 Mazda MAZDA5.

What MAZDA5 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 (?)
2011 1 0 87 0.75
2010 3 1 101 1.09
2009 7 3 101 4.59
2008 16 2 106 5.37
2007 8 2 106 2.89
2006 22 3 102 11.45

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