3rd Gen (2008 – 2015) Mazda MAZDA2 Problems

The 3rd generation of the MAZDA2 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.84. That can be compared against other Mazda generations. Shopping for a Mazda? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 2008–2015 MAZDA2 model years have sent in 15 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the interior (33%) followed by the steering (20%) and the transmission (20%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2015 1
2014 6
2013 1
2012 4
2011 2
2010 1
2009 0
2008 0

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