2nd Generation (2010—2013) MAZDASPEED3 Problems

MAZDASPEED3 owners with a 2010—2013 model year have the most problems with the interior (25%), brakes (12%), and the electrical (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Power Steering Failure 1 complaints at an average of 19,161 miles in the 2010 Mazda MAZDASPEED3.
  2. Original Tire Sidewalls Cracked 1 complaints at an average of 20,531 miles in the 2010 Mazda MAZDASPEED3.
  3. Stereo Stopped Working 1 complaints at an average of 42,500 miles in the 2010 Mazda MAZDASPEED3.

What MAZDASPEED3 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 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2013 2 1 8 0.74
2012 1 1 11 0.41
2011 0 2 11 0.0
2010 5 2 12 2.39

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